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  • The Healthy Family

    The dynamics of the healthy family. In previous articles I have talked about Dysfunctional Families, Goals for ACOA’s in Recovery, Al-Anon, Dysfunctional Rules of Codependency and Alcoholic Family Roles. In a healthy family system, family members openly acknowledge their problems, discuss them openly, and work toward change. They believe change is acceptable, and actively solicit …∞

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    Adult Children of Alcoholics

    The Adult Children of Alcoholics syndrome and providing strategies for living a normal life as an adult.

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    Self-care Boundaries

    Self-care is about setting boundaries, letting go “Some of us have so many voices in our heads, we could hold group therapy by ourselves,” said Rokelle Lerner, a popular speaker and trainer on relationships, women’s issues, and addicted family systems. This internal chorus is often composed of voices from our family of origin, voices of …∞

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    AM I CONTROLLING?

    Some insightful questions to examine possible relationship problems experienced by people in recovery from alcoholism, addiction, co-dependency and Adult Children of Alcoholism (ACOA). I must be “needed” in order to have a relationship with others. I value other’s approval of my thinking, feelings and behaviors over my own. I agree with others so they will …∞

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    Al-Anon Helps Members Reach beyond their Fears

    Families and friends of alcoholics can help find hope and help in Al-Anon/Alateen Those who live with alcoholism often live in fear: fear of abuse, fear of anger, fear of trusting others. Al-Anon Family Groups (including Alateen for younger members) is a source of understanding, help, and hope to families and friends of alcoholics. The …∞

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    SPIRITUAL AWAKENING

    Spiritual Awakening is a process that happens within us. It is recognizing that a power greater than ourselves exists and can assist us if we will just ask for help and guidance. We do not have to “do it on our own.” Part of the awakening includes a new way of internally and externally handling …∞

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    5 Strengths of an ACOA

    What’s Your Greatest Asset? Amy Eden writes about the assets of ACOA’s. “I don’t know about you, but I sometimes feel exasperated with the emphasis on problems tied to being the offspring of alcoholics. Today I need to hear the B side of the record, to think about our other characteristics.” Here are her first …∞

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    12 Step Tapes Free MP3 downloads

    This list of websites presents hundreds of free MP3 downloadable tracks from; Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-anon, Gamblers Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Overeaters Anonymous, radio podcasts, Cocaine Anonymous, Debtors Anonymous, Marijuana Anonymous, Sexaholics Anonymous and Sex Addicts Anonymous. Special subjects include the Founders of AA and Al-anon, gay, lesbian, singles, Joe and Charlie, Big Book study and various …∞

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    Understanding Co-Dependency

    Understanding Co-Dependency What is co-dependency How does co-dependency happen? Who is affected by co-dependency? What can be done for a co-dependent? Am I a co-dependent? Understanding Co-dependency answers these questions and develops a scientifically based framework for separating the person and their past from their current disease or disorder. It places our past history and …∞

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    Dysfunctional Families

    Dysfunctional Families; Types, Symptoms and Effect on Children A dysfunctional family is a family in which conflict, misbehaviour and even abuse on the part of individual members of the family occur continually, leading other members to accommodate such actions. Children sometimes grow up in such families with the understanding that such an arrangement is normal. …∞

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