Reliance on one's self, with a feeling of independence of others.(noun)
The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)
Use "self-dependence" in a sentence
"The isolation of every human being and the necessity of self-dependence must give each individual the right, to provide for her or his own surroundings."
"The complexity of Christian wealth—and its accompanying dangers—is born and grows in the heart: given your relationship to God, does wealth free you to greater charity or enslave you to self-dependence?"
"So I do agree with the fact that we need to create a greater level of self-dependence."