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Podcast #68: Am I in a Codependent Friendship?

Toxic isn’t just a five-letter word.

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Podcast #68: Am I in a Codependent Friendship?

We’re starting off this week’s episode with a reminder to apply for student loan forgiveness if you’re eligible. The application is officially live! Then, Jess and Laura give a few movie and TV recommendations before getting into the main topic (00:19:16).

Let’s talk about codependent friendships. What is this type of toxic friendship, and why are they so harmful and prevalent in the years immediately following college graduation?

Laura and Jess share examples from their experiences in codependent friendships, the signs of this relationship, why they’re one-sided, and give some tips on how to get out of that situation if you’re currently dealing with this.

Codependent Friendship Signs

This week’s adulting moments include an anecdote about the power of asking for what you want and an investing tip.

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By Laura Davis

Laura was born at the beach in New Jersey, but she'd be the first to tell you her childhood was nothing like Jersey Shore. Sadly. When she's not writing, you can find her reading on her beloved Kindle, listening to true crime podcasts, or looking up adoptable cats.

Outside of her 9-5 as a writer, Laura is the owner of Looks by Laura, an online thrifted clothing boutique. She's the co-founder of Adultescence, a podcast and lifestyle website about navigating that challenging space between adolescence and adulthood. And she makes a mean eggplant parm.

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