Kim Saeed -Let Me Reach
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Lies We Mistake for Love – continued…
6. You believe you have to earn love
Love should not depend on what you can do for another person. However, if you’ve been in a relationship with an emotional predator, you already know they believe the opposite.
If your relationships have consisted of your doing everything you could for your partner at the expense of your own happiness, it’s highly likely that you are codependent. This isn’t a condition we are born with. We usually learn codependent behaviors as children and carry them with us into our adult lives where they manifest in the form of one-sided, draining relationships. Codependents are natural magnets for Narcissists and other emotional predators.
True love consists of two people who are respectful and considerate of one another. Anything that’s…
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