When Helping Hurts, Codependency: Codependency in the Bible

Helping someone in trouble is generally a good thing to do, but if we’re not careful our help can actually become a hindrance to someone getting better. This is especially true when codependency is present. Codependency may not be a term familiar to everyone, but it is common in the community of those dealing with and recovering from addiction. One limiting but suggestive way of defining codependency is when a person is putting a relationship in the place of God in their life. The codependent often tries to rescue or control while in the relationship and usually comes to rely on feeling needed by the person they are rescuing/controlling.

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