man and woman in therapy discussing their codependent relationship

Addressing a Codependent Relationship

Codependency describes an unhealthy relationship where one person depends on another and that other person in turn feels the need to be depended upon. A codependent relationship goes beyond clinginess or the amount of a time a couple spends together. One person in a codependent relationship receives their entire self-worth and value by making sacrifices…

signs of codependency

Signs of Codependency

Codependency refers to a relationship where one person believes that they must take care of someone else at any cost. As a result, that person can begin to lose their sense of independence. Historically, codependency referred to partners or loved ones living with someone who suffered from alcohol abuse disorder. Nowadays, codependent relationships can show…