Signs you’re relating codependently in a relationship:
o You cannot live without the other person.
o You feel trapped by the relationship.
o You feel guilty about moving on from the person.
o You want to save the other person in some way.
o You tolerate mistreatment from the other person.
o You believe if you hang on long enough, they’ll change.
o You can’t stop the other person from hurting you.
o You feel like you can’t get out of the relationship.
o You simultaneously love & hate the person.
o You’re depressed or sad for no reason.
o You fantasize about life without the other person.
o You develop addictions that before weren’t an issue
As long as we haven’t healed our childhood wounds then there are a lot more than
two people involved in our relationships. There may only be two people in the room –
but the room is also full of the ghosts of all of our past emotional wounds.