of or relating to a relationship in which one person is physically or psychologically addicted, as to alcohol or gambling, and the other person is psychologically dependent on the first in an unhealthy way.
one who is codependent or in a codependent relationship.
Origin of codependent
First recorded in 1985–90
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Contemporary Examples of codependency
Now Perry and reporters are in a different phase: codependency.Perry Can Still Win
October 20, 2011
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