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co-dependent

adjective Referring to any dyadic relationship—i.e., in friendship, romance, family, work, peer or community—in which one of the dyad places a lower priority on his or her own self compared to the other, and behaves passively or provides excess care to the other, usually as a result of low self-esteem.
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