Codependency is not a disease – it’s a habit! Codependency is a relationship based on a false premise or belief. The belief is that the needs and feelings of one person in a relationship are more important than the needs and feelings of the other person.
When one member of the relationship is an addict his or her needs usually take precedence. The addict is also a codependent and participates fully in the false belief system.
The best way to escape from a codependent relationship is to (read more on page 8)