Codependant and Abusive Relationship

by Confused Lady
(Manchester)



I am in an abusive relationship, and I'm pretty sure that I’ m codependent, because I set boundaries, but don’t stick to them. Then I feel resentful towards my partner and angry with myself.

I don’t know if my partner is codependent, but he ticked off more codependency boxes than I did. Is it normal to be confused about this or am I in denial of my own codependency?


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If I am interpreting your question correctly, it seems that you know you are codependent so you're not in denial, but because your partner ticked off more codependency responses than you did, you’re confused.

It is not uncommon for two people in a relationship to be codependent and that seems to be the case in your situation.


Bev


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