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Counter-Dependence and What it Means

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Counter-Dependence and What it Means

Counter-dependence is a term that is mostly only used by professionals in the mental health field, but it is more prevalent than you may believe. Counter-dependence refers to a condition where a person has a deep aversion to and avoidance of depending on others. People who suffer from this have a true fear of depending on others and do anything they can to avoid it. This condition can cause many problems for those affected by it for obvious reasons. Never depending on anyone or allowing anyone to help you would be a very hard way of life. Although there are different causes, the most common cause is being neglected during childhood by a parent or parents. This neglect isn’t necessarily a lack of food or shelter, but more so a lack of emotional connection that is...

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