Are You Codependent in Your Relationship?

By: Steven Miller
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About This Quiz

Have you and your partner become one in all the wrong ways? It's time to find out!

Sometimes, when we hang around one person enough, we begin to adopt some of their behaviors. While it can be cute, especially when it comes to babies and toddlers, it's not so adorable for grown people- and even less so for couples. If you find that your relationship is one-sided, that you are sacrificing your happiness for your partner's and you're supporting their bad habits, you're in trouble! Codependency, by definition, is when a person relies on their partner on an excessive level. But how can you know for sure if you're codependent in a relationship? Well, we've made this quiz for people like you! People who are questioning whether they're losing themselves in love or what they think love is.

Will our quiz reveal that you enable the worst habits in your partner because you don't want to lose them, or will it say that you don't take crap from anyone and tell it like it is? The only way to find out for sure is if you answer our questions. That truth can hurt but it's time you find out what it is. The first step to bettering yourself is to learn whether problems, if any, exist.

Do you cover up for your partner's inappropriate behavior?

How much are you keeping the details of your relationship a secret?

Do you want to leave, but the guilt of abandoning your partner makes you stay?

How regularly do you feel like you are being used?

Does your sense of purpose involve making extreme sacrifices for your partner?

How ashamed are you by what's happening in your relationship?

How much influence does you partner's mood have on your mood?

Is it difficult for you to say no to your partner?

Are you okay with being alone?

How comfortable are you in the role of caregiver?

Do you feel like you are not valued in your relationship?

How regularly are you worried about what others think of you?

How clear are you on your future plans?

What percentage of the time do you appear to be in an upbeat and cheery mood?

When was the last time you felt disrespected in your relationship?

Do you feel like you are trapped in your relationship?

How high is your self-esteem?

How likely are you to let other people see you feeling down?

How regularly do you feel anxiety in your relationship?

Have you learned to keep quiet to avoid arguments?

Do you have more or fewer social connections since your relationship started?

How much of a people pleaser are you?

How reliable are you?

Does it feel like your life revolves around your partner?

How often have you dated someone who had major addiction issues?

Would you consider yourself to be a peacekeeper?

When was the last time you did something special for yourself?

When was the last time you cancelled important plans you had because of your partner?

How often have you dated someone who is very narcissistic?

Does it seem like you can never do anything quite right for your partner?

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