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What is the difference between codependency versus loving others sacrificiallyWikipedia defines codependency as a "tendency to behave in overly passive or excessively caretaking ways that negatively impact one's relationships and quality of life.  It also often involves putting one's needs at a lower priority than others while being excessively preoccupied with the needs of others."  Based on this definition, it seems that you might be able to label Jesus as codependent.  Consider the following incident in Jesus' life, where His own family thought that He was out of control and needed help.

Now Jesus went home [entered a house (NIV)], and a crowd gathered so that they were not able to eat. When his family heard this they went out to restrain him, for they said, "He is out of his mind." -- Mark 3:20-21 (NET)

In the second year of Jesus' ministry, His fame was starting to grow.  Not too long ago, He had selected his 12 disciples to be with Him as He went about from one town and village to another (Luke 8:1).  In between His first and second preaching tour of Galilee, Jesus entered a house, possibly Peter's home at Capernaum.  Many people were crowding to see Jesus, undoubtedly wanting to either witness His next healing (Matthew 12:22) or to be healed themselves (Luke 7:21).  It's also possible that they are present to hear more of His teaching, as not too long ago, He had delivered the Sermon on the Mount.  Along with the admiring and curious crowds were the teachers of the law, who were sent from the religious leaders in Jerusalem to investigate Him (Mark 3:22).

Apparently, there are so many people crowded into and around this home, that Jesus and his disciples are not even able to eat.  His family heard about this, and decided that enough was enough.  The text doesn't specifically say, but I imagine that they might have been thinking something like, "Jesus, you are really over-doing it!  You've been out healing everybody, preaching all around the countryside -- people from as much as 60 to 120 miles away [a 7 to 10 day journey by foot] are crowding around you (Mark 3:7-8).  You've outraged the Pharisees so much that they are plotting ways of killing you (Mark 3:6).  You are out of your mind!  You need to stop doing things for everybody else, and think of yourself for a change!"

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