Codependency

Codependent relationships are a type of dysfunctional helping relationship where one person supports or enables another person’s addiction, poor mental health, immaturity, irresponsibility, or under-achievement. People with a predisposition to be a codependent enabler often find themselves in relationships where their primary role is that of res...
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codependency

<psychology> A relational pattern in which a person attempts to derive a sense of purpose through relationships with others. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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codependency

a psychological syndrome noted in partners or relatives of persons with alcohol or drug addiction. Not a formal psychiatric diagnosis, codependency ...
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