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1. Mutually dependent.
2. Of or relating to a relationship in which one person is psychologically dependent in an unhealthy way on someone who is addicted to a drug or self-destructive behavior, such as chronic gambling.
One who is codependent or in a codependent relationship.

co′de·pen′dence, co′de·pen′den·cy n.


n codependencia
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From those first steps toward freedom from codependence, through the passion of newly discovered spiritual empowerment, with trips down dozens of personal growth paths, through personal tragedies like the loss of her son, to the power of a mature wisdom of all this accumulated experience, Melody Beattie has shared all with an avid audience of millions who are experiencing the same things in their own lives.
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Predictably, in keeping with the pathology of codependence, the lines distinguishing the two countries became blurred.