Category Archives: Alcoholism

An Understanding

I guess I might have a chip on my shoulder too, if my father put a gun to his head on my eleventh birthday. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2016

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Family Rules

If you grew up in a household where the implicit rules were: Don’t talk Don’t trust Don’t feel Then check out literature on Adult Children of Alcoholics or Adult Child Syndrome.  Even if alcoholism wasn’t present in your home, it, … Continue reading

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