By Lindsey Goergen, LMHCA, NCC
You’ve heard the term “codependency”. But what does it really mean and how does it affect your life? Codependency is a very complex and difficult issue that affects many people in different ways. It is usually characterized by individuals who have an excessive emotional or psychological dependence on another person, often to the point of sacrificing their own needs and wants in order to please or accommodate that person.