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How do you relate to a person who displays patterns of codependent behavior?

People who are codependent exhibit patterns of emotional dependence that include weak personal boundaries, fear of abandonment, and care-taking behaviors. How do you handle a codependent's compelling need to control?


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Lori Colbo (lambservant) says

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    Yvette Stupart PhD (Purpose Embraced) 2 years ago

    Thanks for your response and sharing some of your own experiences, Lori. I agree, setting appropriate boundaries is a critical step to take in relating with people who display codependent behaviors (though this could be challenging).