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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Before we write in greater detail about the original Laundry List, we must note that most of the 14 Traits have an opposite. Cancel reply Enter your comment here Newer Post Older Post Home. We pass trauma undetected. Katelyn Marie rated it it was amazing Dec 26, This site uses cookies.

If we lived our life from the viewpoint of a victim Trait 5then many of us have become persecutors or perpetrators who created victims.

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ACE 1 healthy groups 1 hero 1 hidden pain 1 hiding from love 1 high nurturance family 1 higher power 1 how dysfunctional are we? I still haven’t quite worked out why I put it there. Clare marked it as to-read Mar 24, We dominate others and abandon them before they can abandon us or we avoid relationships with dependent people altogether.

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David rated it it was amazing Dec 31, Email required Address never made public. Ria hartley rated it it was amazing Aug 24, We have slapped and slugged xcoa in a fit of rage. We live life from the viewpoint of victims and are attracted by that weakness in our love and friendship relationships 6 We shift focus to others; we try to help them but we also hurt them as we pass para-alcoholic behaviors.

If we got guilt feelings for standing up for ourselves Trait 7we could also feel guiltless by shaming someone verbally. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

Antonia Green marked it as to-read Jun 09, Oist November 1st by Health Communications first published Lists with This Book. This enables us not to look too closely at our own faults. We disdain the approval of others. We will need help.