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What is codependency?

Psychotherapist Liz Martin joined Melissa Rice and Jade Wye on Hooked: The Unexpected Addicts podcast to discuss codependency.

Liz described the signs that someone may be in a codependent relationship: "If you notice that your'e constantly give, give, giving... there isn't a balance, or they are uneven."

"It's when you find yourself deferring to them. It can be saying yes, when you want to say no."

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