Defining Codependency

Codependency is an excessive psychological or emotional dependence on a person. Typically a codependent person attaches themselves to those suffering from an illness, whether it is emotional, mental, or physical.

Many times codependency, or codependent, is used to describe someone who is dealing with a person who suffers from drug addiction and/or alcoholism.

More Information as it relates to codependency?

Dysfunctional Family Roles: Growing Up With Addiction

Are You In Love Or Lust?

Defining Codependency

Am I Codependent?

Understanding Codependency: What is Codependency?

Codependents usually display patterns that can be quickly identified if the person is being honest with themselves – they are: denial, low self-esteem, complacent, controlling, and avoidance. How do I know if I have these patterns? Click here: Codependent Patterns.

Where can I get help for Codependency? CoDA: Co-Dependents Anonymous

There is hope and recovery for codependency, but you have to first admit there is a problem before you can fix it. Find Codependents Anonymous Meeting now: CoDA Meeting Locator.

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