The concept of a codependent relationship is pretty much a new one, but it has been around for a long time.
According to the National Council on Family Relations, codependents are people who are unable to have a healthy relationship because they can’t maintain the relationships they had before.
But while many people may think that codependency is just about the absence of relationships, codependent relationships can actually have an enormous impact on a person’s life.
Codependents who are not in relationships are at greater risk for depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts, according to the NCCR.
They also suffer from anemia and a low body mass index, which is linked to increased risk of certain cancers.
When a person becomes a codependent, it can make it harder for them to have healthy relationships with their friends and family.
That means the only people they can communicate with are with people who they trust.
The problem with this is that people are often left in the dark about what’s happening with their relationships, leading to a lot of confusion and frustration.
“Codependents can feel disconnected from others,” explained Katherine E. Johnson, a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University, to the New York Times.
“It can feel like they are alone.”
In fact, a 2013 study by the National Center for Health Statistics found that 20% of codependants surveyed were having difficulties in maintaining healthy relationships.
People who had a higher risk of experiencing depression and anxiety due to codependencies may also experience feelings of isolation, meaning they’re not spending time with their loved ones.
When someone is experiencing depression, depression can become a major obstacle to intimacy, especially for those who are emotionally fragile.
“The more codependant you are, the more likely you are to be depressed,” said Johnson.
A study by sociologist Rachel B. Schmitt found that codependent people were twice as likely to be more likely to experience suicidal thoughts.
Codependent people are also more likely than non-codependents to experience negative affective states, such as anxiety, anger, and sadness.
According the National Institute of Mental Health, codependence is also linked to poor health, poorer relationships, and poorer overall health.
“Consequently, codidependents may be more prone to health conditions such as depression and poor health,” said Dr. Sarah F. Kranz, a mental health specialist at the University of Washington.
A 2011 study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health found that children with a history of depression and/or anxiety were more likely for their parents to have their child diagnosed as a codidependent child than a non-diagnosed child.
The study also found that these children were more than three times more likely in the study to experience physical or sexual abuse.
“Children with a parent who has a history or has attempted suicide are more likely and are more affected by codependence, depression, and anxiety,” said Schmitt, who is also a graduate student in psychology at the university.
While many codependent adults experience significant difficulties in establishing healthy relationships, those who become codependent often face significant barriers to living a healthy life.
“I’m not saying that we don’t need to be friends, but I’m saying that a codependence relationship is not an appropriate partner for many people,” said E.B. Brown, a clinical psychologist at the Emory University School of Medicine, to NPR.
It’s hard to say whether codependently-identified individuals who have difficulty in maintaining a healthy, healthy relationship are just as likely as non-identifying people to suffer from a mental illness.
A 2014 study published by the journal Personality and Individual Differences found that people who were codependent and in abusive relationships were nearly twice as often diagnosed with an anxiety disorder.
“While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer for whether or not a codified person will experience mental illness, the reality is that codependence can be harmful,” said Brown.
According a 2013 report by the American Psychological Association, codiversities may exacerbate a person.
“We are all human beings and are all capable of experiencing many different things,” said psychologist Jennifer L. Reisman, PhD, a professor of clinical psychology at Yale University.
“Some of us are going to be unhappy and have bad relationships, but there are some people who can handle it well and others who can’t,” said Reisman.
“But there are others who are going through it and can’t cope.”
Codependency can cause a lot more pain than just emotional problems, according the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
According this group, codiverces can be destructive in ways that don’t always cause harm.
“A lot of people who have experienced codependent problems have not experienced codependences themselves,” said J.D. Hogg, the executive director of the National Association on Mental Health.
“There are codivers who have lost