Adult Children of Alcoholics: Expanded Edition

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Health Communications, Incorporated, Nov 1, 1990 - Self-Help - 135 pages

Ten years ago, Janet Woititz broke new ground in our understanding of what it is to be an Adult Child of an Alcoholic. Today she re-examines the movement and its inclusion of Adult Children from various dysfunctional family backgrounds who share the same characteristics. After more than ten years of working with ACoAs she shares the recovery hints that she has found to work. Read Adult Children of Alcoholics to see where the journey began and for ideas on where to go from here.

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If you know someone who is from an alcoholic family this is the book for them. It is a valuable tool for understanding the behaviors associated with people who live with alcoholics and the impact an ... Read full review


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This book really helped me to know I was not losing my mind. So many people feel sorry for the alcoholic. But the children being raised by the alcoholic are forgotten. No one ever takes into ... Read full review

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Janet Woititz was the author of Adult Children of Alcoholics, which was on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year. She wrote several other books, including Lifeskills for Adult Children; The Self-Sabotage Syndrome; The Struggle for Intimacy; Marriage on the Rocks; Healing Your Sexual Self and many others. Woititz was the director and founder of the Institute for Counseling and Training in West Caldwell, New Jersey.

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