If you relate to some of these sentences, you may be displaying symptoms of codependence.

  • I can't be alone

  • I can't bear to be alone

  • What do I do if s/he leaves me

  • She/he hasn't texted or called, and I am getting nervous

  • If I don't help her/him right now, they might get hurt

  • I need to be friendly and kind, or they will get upset

  • I'm terrified of being abandoned

  • I shouldn't get into a conflict, or I'll get rejected

  • It's better to not "rock the boat" and keep things calm

  • They need me

  • I’m so worried about her/his wellbeing

  • I wonder what s/he’s doing now

  • Check their social media repeatedly to know what they are up to