• Codependency describes a pattern of relating where the codependent person organises their life around the other person

  • This most often shows up in romantic relationships, but can arise between friends or family members too – counsellor Natasha Wellfare explains more in this video

  • If you want help working through repeated or harmful relationship patterns, therapy can help – find yours here

Natasha Wellfare is a verified welldoing.org counsellor in Essex, London and online

Further reading

Setting boundaries will set you free: understanding codependency

Codependency: breaking the cycle of unhealthy relating

How our relationship boundaries define us

Finding personal space in a couple relationship

Therapy helped me find the right relationship