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5 Signs That Your Biggest Fear is ‘Being a Burden’

Covert codependency keeps us connected by being the one that no one has to worry about

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When you’ve been conditioned to never be a burden, having basic needs feels like you’re being ‘too much’. Perhaps you grew up with the experience that sharing your struggles wasn’t welcome. You learned that you were more acceptable or…




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Lee McKay Doe

Lee McKay Doe

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