Question: Why do I like codependency?

The simplest explanation is that codependency is seeking love based on feelings of insecurity or inadequacy. A codependent person looks to their partner to repair their self-esteem, alleviate their pain, and complete their inner emptiness.

Why do I feel the need to be codependent?

What causes codependency? It is often rooted in childhood, when a childs emotions are ignored or even punished. Feeling emotionally neglected can give a child low self-esteem, and leave them feeling unwanted into adulthood.

Can codependency be a good thing?

Codependency isnt always a bad thing and can actually strengthen a relationship. In fact, Kolawole says vulnerability is good for a relationship and hiding your vulnerable or codependent side could cause problems. In fact, some of the most successful marriages have one thing in common: good communication.

How do you break codependency?

Some healthy steps to healing your relationship from codependency include:Start being honest with yourself and your partner. Stop negative thinking. Dont take things personally. Take breaks. Consider counseling. Rely on peer support. Establish boundaries.19 Sep 2016

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