Interdependency Vs. Codependency The term codependency is frequently bandied about. There are numerous groups centered around codependent behavior; whereas, interdependency is spoken of less often. Interdependency is used by scientific and environmental groups to define the cohesiveness and network of support in creation.
Caring for and wanting to protect loved ones comes naturally, but when done in excessive ways it can be detrimental. As a family member or loved one of an addict, ending codependent and enabling behaviors is a crucial step to aid in their recovery.