Every relationship involves concessions and compromises, but codependency can throw a partnership drastically off balance. In a codependent relationship, one partner has extreme needs (the taker), and the other devotes their time and energy to meeting those needs (the giver).
These dynamics can be toxic to both people, making it incredibly difficult to build healthy relationships. Where does codependency come from?
In most cases, it can be traced back to relationships and experiences in early childhood. Learning as much as possible about the root causes of codependency can help you address codependent issues so you can become more independent and create healthy, positive, rewarding relationships in your life.Read more on talkspace.com