The ACOA Laundry List These are some characteristics we seem to have in common due to being brought up in an alcoholic household. Many of us are familiar with the “ACA Characteristics” or “Laundry List” of ACA behaviors. Here is a more in depth description of behaviors. THE LAUNDRY LISTS WORKBOOK Integrating Our Laundry List Traits for Adult Children of Alcoholics / Dysfunctional Families [ACA WSO] on

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C Jay rated it really liked it Oct 09, Frank S rated it really liked it Jul 23, Jun 05, Mori rated it it was amazing. Very interesting, it’s kind of like the flip side of the laundry list that was writen with out my input.

Adult Children Of Alcoholics/ ACAs ACOAs ACODFs Blog: Beyond The “Laundry List”

Post was not sent – check your email addresses! It was posted on the ACA Wso forum back when the were operational. Para-alcoholics are reactors rather than actors Don C. If we apply half the effort to ACA that we launrdy to living codependently, we will see amazing results.

Carly Lozdoski marked it as to-read Nov 26, Having to work full time and being a mom full time under these circumstances were lst easy to say the least, but I dd the best that I could. If we got guilt feelings for standing up for ourselves Trait 7we could also feel guiltless by shaming someone verbally. Open Preview See a Problem? Many of us have reenacted what was done to us, thinking we were justified.

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Stephanie marked it as to-read Feb 23, We will need acceptance from others when we cannot accept ourselves. I care about me today, this lets me care about you. Alcoholism is a family disease and we became para-alcoholics and took on the characteristics of the disease even though we did not pick up the drink. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. We have launrdy overdeveloped sense of responsibility and it is easier for us to be concerned with others rather than ourselves.

Orange County Adult Children. Many of us would like to deny that we have been a dominating authority figure, but we have.

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Lynn Davies simpson marked it as to-read Sep 04, It works if you work it. I will finish what I started so many years ago.

We get guilt feelings when we stand up for ourselves instead of giving in to others. I have much more to say and will.

The Adult Children of Alcoholics Laundry List | Alcohol Self-Help News

View all 14 comments. Clare marked it as to-read Mar 24, This site uses cookies. Posted by C at Angela rated it really liked it Sep 11, This is healthy guilt, which is different axoa the toxic guilt that we were raised under.


Emilia Seniuk marked it as to-read Sep 18, We use angry tears that hurt and confuse.

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The Laundry List: The ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Experience

We confuse love with pity and tend to “love” people who we can pity” and “rescue” 10 We cannot recognize our true feelings or the true feelings of others so we deny that we are wrong. We are irresponsible and self-centered.

Thank you going beyond it is so needed for me, Keep It Simple Conceptual, a new saying that hits home. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

We I never wanted to look at my self, I did not launxry to know anything about me because of the negative conditioning of childhood.