- The takers typically have an excessive need for control of the attention, love, sexual relations, and approval they get and give. They will often get these things through expressions of violence, blame, anger, irritation, criticism, neediness, righteousness, incessant talking, invasive touching, or emotional drama.
- The taker individuals will often express these behaviors outside of the codependent relationship, which will affect their children, work relationships, and familial relationships.
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There are two categories of people in a codependent relationship. Your role as the codependent individual is known as the ‘’caretaker’’, while the other individual in the relationship, who would be your partner or loved one, is known as the ‘’taker’’.
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