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9 Struggles Adult Children Of Alcoholics Know All Too Well

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Adult Children of Alcoholics--How To Stop The Insanity 04/09 by Lisa A Romano Life Coach | Self Help Podcasts - ACOA's don't recognize that their need to be validated is so strong--that they sometimes seek to control others through care-taking for them--to induce a sense of 'need'--so that others never leave them. To stop the insanity wheel from spinning--we ACOA's need to take accountability for our own happiness--by accepting self--and others--without expecting others to fulfill our…

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76 Million adults have alcoholism in their family 1 in 4 children live with a parent with an alcohol problem 26.8 million Americans are children of alcoholics Children of Alcoholics are 4 times more likely to become alcoholics Alcoholic intolerance is 90% inherited. Tuchy Palmieri Paying it forward Drinking is not the problem. Relationship is the problem. we have a disconnected relationship with God, our people and ourselves - Tuchy Palmieri

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from alcoholism.about.com

Books That Can Be Helpful for Adult Children of Alcoholics

Books for Adult Children of Alcoholics: Self-Sabotage Syndrome: Adult Children in the Workplace

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from The Huffington Post

Adult Children of Alcoholics ACoAs: Qualities and Traits

Oh :( Very valuable info, explains everything about their PTSD, long term effects of instability, abuse, and chaos incl trauma bonds. If only i had known. Not limited to exposure to just alcoholism, makes sense. "Adult Children of Alcoholics / ACoAs: Qualities and Traits." Ugh.

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