I Am An Adult Child of An Alcoholic

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    Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research

    Dr Arpana Agrawal, the leader of the team from Washington University in Missouri analyzed data on 6,257 adult male and female Australian twins. It recorded what age they had their first drink and whether there were genetic or environmental influences on their behavior. Dr...
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    1 Response Sep 17, 2009


    I am also clean -sober.found a meeting that (aca)startinhg up.this was a while ago.I want to connect again!!
    poppys poppys
    46-50, M
    Oct 14, 2008

    It Never Goes Away

    The effects of being the adult child of an alcoholic never goes away. I have always been super anxious around people indulging in alcohol. College was a nightmare for me. I couldn't handle it. Now I live in a psych rehab building because of my PTSD (coming from abuse by my...
    Androgosane Androgosane
    36-40, F
    Feb 5, 2013

    Not One Story, But a Series of Events With a Theme

    That is how I view my life growing up with an alcoholic father. There is not one moment when I suddenly realized my father had a drinking problem, it feels like something I was always aware of. The first thing I can remember involving alcohol and my father was probably when I...
    WittyOne WittyOne
    46-50, F
    6 Responses Aug 21, 2007

    I went to an ND game today

    and my dad was drunk off his gourd! He was staggering all over the place, his friend came with is and my cousin. As we were going to our seats my dad was wobbling and the usher asked him if he was ok, of course my dad said that he was just hot, then as we where going up the...
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    Sep 5, 2015

    I Am Not As Unique As I Thought, I'm More Of A Symptom

    Adult Children of Alcoholics: ...guess at what normal is. ...have difficulty in following a project through from beginning to end. ...lie when it would be just as easy to tell the truth. ...judge themselves without mercy. ...have difficulty having fun. ...take themselves...
    writingablog writingablog
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 6, 2012
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