3 Signs You Are Codependent

3 Signs You Are Codependent

3 Signs You Are Codependent

1.  You put everyone’s needs before your own. This is one of the first key signs you are codependent. You are a caretaker, a nurturer.  You are always serving others.   Saying “no” to people is difficult.  You might feel afraid to disappoint them, so you say “yes” and push through it.  Taking care of you first would feel selfish.

2.  When someone is upset or sad you feel the need to solve his or her issues.  Rather than just listen you have a sincere desire to help and own their problem.  Sometimes it feels like the weight of the world is on your shoulders. Even after the conversation is over, you are still trying to think of ways to help.

3.  You think that most people are worthy of so much more than you.  You have a little annoying voice in your head that says you are just not enough… not good enough, not smart enough, not pretty enough.  Yeah, that voice.

Does any of this sound like I am describing you?

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Michelle Anderson

Michelle Anderson

Michelle Anderson has over 10 years of personal experience with loving someone who suffers from addiction. She was married to a good man who suffered from addiction to alcohol, illegal drugs, and pornography. She's used her experience to create powerful resources for women in the same circumstance. Using her own personal experience, combined with years of research and studying, she presents ideas, tips, and tools on how to handle this disease, and take care of yourself, and your family.

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