People in codependent relationships tend to have a problem where one person doesnt recognize boundaries and the other person doesnt insist on boundaries. Thus, one person is controlling and manipulative, and the other person is compliant and fails to assert his or her own will.
How do you know if you are in a codependent relationship?
Signs of codependency include:Difficulty making decisions in a relationship.Difficulty identifying your feelings.Difficulty communicating in a relationship.Valuing the approval of others more than valuing yourself.Lacking trust in yourself and having poor self-esteem.More items •16 Jul 2020
What is an example of codependent behavior?
Common codependent behaviors can include: Manipulation. Emotional bullying. Caretaking to the detriment of our own wellness.
What is a codependent behavior?
Co-dependency is a learned behavior that can be passed down from one generation to another. It is also known as “relationship addiction” because people with codependency often form or maintain relationships that are one-sided, emotionally destructive and/or abusive.