What is another word for dependence?

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[ dɪpˈɛndəns], [ dɪpˈɛndəns], [ d_ɪ_p_ˈɛ_n_d_ə_n_s]

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One of the most pervasive characteristics of dependence is that it alters our normal functioning in important ways. Dependence creates feelings of insecurity, dependency, and insecurity. It limits our ability to cope with stress, feel autonomous, and make our own decisions. Dependence also diminishes our sense of self-efficacy, our sense of mastery and control over our lives. It leaves us feeling helpless and hopeless.

When we become dependent on something or someone, our need for that thing or person becomes more important to us than anything else. We may be desperate to have it or to keep it around us.

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