Therapy can be useful in learning new behaviors and often it is useful ... Adult children of alcoholics are known to quickly dismiss compliments and kudos because we are never satisfied with our performance. This is among the many reasons I am incredibly open with my friends and coworkers about my healing and how I grew up with an alcoholic mom.
There are many other characteristics of adult children of alcoholics that need to be identified. Alcohol Abuse Studies show that a child of an alcoholic is 3 to 4 times more likely to develop that problem than a child who didn't. Erin Harkes,a 36-year-old musician and comedian in Albany, NY,... Seventy-six million Americans (about 45 percent of the U.S.