Season 4 Episode 2: Codependence


August 7th, 2021

23 mins 16 secs

Season 4

Your Host

About this Episode

What does it mean to be codependent? Does the pop culture usage and the polyamorous culture usage match, and should we throw the term around? Laura analyzes the way the term gets used in general vs the medicalized and popular history and suggests an alternative lens to view relationships often vilified as 'codependent.'

A blog post about the type of relationship for which this term gets used in polyamorous circles:

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