co-dependency


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co-dependency

(ˌkəʊdɪˈpɛndənsɪ)
n
(Psychology) psychol a state of mutual dependence between two people, esp when one partner relies emotionally on supporting and caring for the other partner
ˌco-deˈpendent adj, n
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