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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

Photo by Anthony Tran on Unsplash

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

A therapist who writes about careers, fulfilment and being your true self. IG @thecareertherapist. For resources go to https://www.thecareertherapist.co/links

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