"Actually, he's not so bad, considering that he's recipe-dependent."
Tags:recipe, recipes, chef, chefs, cook, cooks, cooking, skill, skills, skilled, unskilled, compliment, compliments, backhanded compliment, backhanded compliments, restaurant, restaurants, dependent, dependency, creative, creativity, uncreative, line cook, line cooks, sous chef, chore, chores, husband, husbands, wife, wives
"Please, Jason. Don't you want to grow up to be an autonomous person?"
Tags:dependency issue, dependency issues, dependency, dependencies, apron strings, apron strings, newborn, newborns, toddler, toddlers, family life, family-life, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, growing up, separation anxiety, separation anxieties, babysitter, babysitters, babysitting, babysit, parenting style, parenting styles
"I would share my cookies, but I'm afraid I'll set up a cycle of dependency."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, share, sharing, learning to share, cookie, cookies, friend, friends, friendship, mate, mates, dependency, dependant, cycle, cycles, cycle of dependency, mental health, psychology, psychobabble, unhealthy, relationship, relationships, relationship issue, relationship problems, modern life
"When you hold me like this, you make me feel I can do anything."
Tags:couple, couples, relationship, husband and wife, husbands and wives, romance, romantic, romantics, love, in love, support, supportive, supporting, dependant, dependence, dependency, miniature, lift up, lifting up, small person, small people, short person, short people, emotional support, friend, friends, friendship, friendships
"Great legs, good cook, and not half bad in the sack, but hopelessly tied to his mother's apron strings."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, dating, date, dates, gossip, gossiping, girl talk, woman, women, man, men, mama's boy, mummy's boy, mother's boy, social stigma, red flag, red flags, warning sign, warning signs, con, cons, pros and cons, family, families, dependent, dependency, psychology, mental health
"I have an app that gives me points for looking up from my phone."
Tags:screen addict, screen addicts, screen addiction, screen addictions, screen time, screentime, screen-time, cell, cells, mobile, mobiles, cellphone, cellphones, phone, phones, smartphone, smartphones, addiction, addictive, addictions, overuse, dependency, app, apps, application, applications, hypocrisy, hypocrite, hypocrites, modern life
"Let's go out and state at our phones."
Tags:phone, phones, screen time, screentime, screen-time, screen addict, screen addicts, screen addiction, social life, socialising, socializing, social life, social lives, hobby, bored, boredom, modern life, cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, mobile phone, mobile phones, smartphone, smartphones, girlfriends, boyfriend, boyfriends, addiction, addictive behaviour, addictive behaviour, overuse, dependency
"We can't pull the plug. We're all still on her insurance."
Tags:living will, living wills, pull the plug, pulling the plug, life support, insurance, health insurance, dependent, dependents, dependency, children, adult child, healthcare, for-profit healthcare, immature, immaturity, lazy, laziness, generation gap, millennial, millennials, entitled, entitlement
"Your love gives me strength."
Tags:parrot, parrots, pet parrot, pet parrots, pet, pets, perch, perches, birdcage, birdcages, dependant, dependency, domesticated, domestication, forest, forests, endangered, endangered species, green issues, conservation, animal conservation, conservationist, conservationists, bird feed, bird feeder, bird feeders, out of place
"You can't let the tick birds continue to define you."
Tags:therapy, therapists, therapist, counselor, counselors, hippo, hippos, hippopotamus, counseling, counsellor, counsellors, tick bird, tick birds, counselling, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, symbiotic relationship, symbiotic relationships, symbiosis, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, dependent, dependency, psychoanalysis, bad relationship, bad relationships
"Alexa here is my sixty-eight-year-old, and Nat here is my seventy-two-year-old."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, adult child, introduction, introductions, introducing, old, elderly, old people, elderly people, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, aging, ageing, growing old, growing older, getting older, getting old, growing old, old age, living with parents, living at home, dependant, dependants, dependent, dependency, boomerang generation, boomeranger, boomerangers, millennial, millennials, modern life
"Lately, the demands of our cat have begun to spiral wildly out of control."
"Mr. Holcome, your mother is on lines one through nine."
Tags:mummy's boy, mother's boy, mama's boy, mummy's boys, mother's boys, mama's boys, mommy's boys, needy, mother, mothers, motherhood, mom, mum, parents, parent, parenthood, parenting, son, sons, adults, immature, immaturity, dependent, dependency, attached, cut the cord, empty nest, leaving the nest, leave the nest, baby boy, embarrassing, embarrassed, work, office, offices, personal calls
"I finally have my very own place where I can do what I want in my parents basement."
Tags:adult living with parents, living with parents, living in parents basement, grown up, grow up, move, moved, moving, living at home, living with mom and dad, mom and dad, parents, mom, dad, mother, father, son, adult son, move out, moved out, immature, mamas boy, mommas boy, dependant, scrounger, scroungers, immaturity, child, childish, dependency, loser, losers, couch potato, nerd, geek, empty nest, grow up, grows up, growing up, parent's basement, parents' basement, basement dweller, basement dwellers, adult child
Escalator Diving Board
Tags:escalator, escalators, diving, dive, diver, divers, swimming pool, swimming pools, wealth, wealthy, lazy, laziness, dependence, dependant, dependency, privilege, privileged, butler, butlers, diving boards, diving board, tourist, tourists, tourism, holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, obesity, obese, over weight, over-weight, obesity crisis, affluent, affluence, luxury, luxurious, excess, modern life, modern attitudes, first world problems, mobility
"Miss Robinson, do I need any wishes?"
Tags:fairy, fairies, wish, wishes, three wishes, 3 wishes, executive, executives, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business executive, business executives, business manager, business managers, secretary, secretaries, pa, pas, dependent, dependence, depend, dependency, sales, salespeople, salesperson, salesman, salesmen, sales man, sales men, sales person, sales people, sales tactic, sales tactics
"Mummy, what was it like before cell phones?"
Tags:cellphone, cellphones, cell phone, cell phones, mobile, mobiles, smartphone, smartphones, cell, cells, technological advances, technical advances, technical advancements, technological advancements, digital childhood, modern life, screen time, screen addict, dependency, dependencies, reminisce, reminiscing, memory lane, idealised past, idealized past
"Wife left me, kid's in jail, lost my job. You?"
Tags:depression, depressed, mental health, mental state, mental illness, mental illnesses, jumper, jumpers, suicidal, divorce, divorces, disappointment, anguish, mental anguish, phone, phones, screen addict, screen addictions, mobile, mobiles, smartphone, smartphones, dependency, generation gap, millennial, millennials, generation gaps
Better Living Through Technology
Tags:screen addict, screen addicts, screen addiction, screen addictions, cell, cells, cellphone, cellphones, mobile, mobiles, smartphone, smartphones, technological advances, technological advancements, dependency, dependencies, reliance, reliant, vr, reality, social media, social network, social networks, social networking