The signs of a codependent person include feeling responsible for another person's feelings or behaviors, lacking trust in your own ability to make decisions, difficulties communicating your needs to others, failing to set proper boundaries, or valuing the approval of others rather than valuing yourself. Many times, codependent people find themselves in relationships with unhealthy, emotionally harmful people because they have a desire to fix them. The codependent person will usually enable the other person's problematic behaviors and bad habits by bailing them out when they're in trouble, constantly coming to the rescue, repeatedly giving the person second chances, or accepting poor excuses. The codependent person's feelings, self-worth, and happiness are so rooted in the other person's behavior that they can no longer function independently.
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