co-dependence


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co-dependence

n
1. joint dependence between two or more beings
2. (Psychoanalysis) psychol same as co-dependency
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Adapted from Emma Jane Unsworth's novel of the same name, it stars Holliday Grainger Words by James Erwin and Alia Shawkat as two besties who share everything - laughs, beds, cigarettes, secrets - until this blissful co-dependence is thrown into jeopardy when one of them falls in love...
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We conducted a cross-sectional survey in 2010 of100 adult smokers at Tygerberg Academic Hospital in Cape Town to determine the rate of nicotine dependence using the Fagerstrom questionnaire and alcohol co-dependence using the CAGE questionnaire.
We learn that the estate sends its homegrown beans to feed the donkey farm next door, and in return receives its manure to boost the growth of the vines -- a lovely piece of co-dependence.
Their co-dependence revealed itself in our time together: she was part of the reason we fought against evening rush-hour traffic into Manhattan to get to Dover Street Market, the New York City clothing emporium launched by Commes des Garmons founder Rei Kawakubo in 2013, before it closed for the night.
Clare is a recovering addict, and the shadows of co-dependence that lurk between the women is one of "Happy Valley's" more interesting subtexts.