The details might be different, but otherwise, this could be my life story. Once I realized the root of my co-dependent behaviors (I was raised by a narcissistic mom, so I had to be “the adult” throughout my childhood, so being the only “adult” in a relationship felt familiar)… it all became clear. I’m not saying “then I lived happily ever after,” because I’ve had a string of failures after that, but failures of a different sort. Anyway, thanks for such a great piece!

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I write true crime and twisted fiction. I also host a true-crime YouTube channel at www.thedeadlydigest.com.

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