Patterns of Codependency

Codependency usually occurs when a spouse, partner, child or other significant family member over functions in a relationship.  They lose sight of themselves and  care take the person who under functions.

Here are some of the characteristics of codependency:

Patterns and Characteristics

Once awareness  of these characteristics sets in, then you can make changes in these patterns:

patterns of codependency recovery

Many people attend meetings of Codependents Anonymous(CODA) in order to have an organized way for change.  For more information, go to: