co-dependence

codependent

[koh-di-pen-duhnt]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a relationship in which one person is physically or psychologically addicted, as to alcohol or gambling, and the other person is psychologically dependent on the first in an unhealthy way.
noun
2.
one who is codependent or in a codependent relationship.

Origin:
1985–90

codependency, codependence, noun
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