Codependent Definition

kōdĭ-pĕndənt
adjective
Psychologically influenced or controlled by, reliant on, or needing another person who is addicted to alcohol, drugs, etc.
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Mutually dependent.
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Of or having to do with this kind of relationship.
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The definition of codependent is a situation where two people mutually rely on each other.
A relationship wherein two people are overly obsessed with needing each other's love and approval is an example of a codependent relationship.
An unhealthy relationship where the two people involved are overly reliant on or controlled by each other is an example of a codependent relationship.
A relationship where one person is addicted to alcohol or drugs and is dependent on the other person for them to continue their addiction is an example of a codependent relationship.
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Alternative spelling of co-dependent.

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noun
A person who is codependent.
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Alternative spelling of co-dependent.

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Noun

Singular:
codependent
Plural:
codependents

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