- Many women are raised in alcoholic families and there are certain characteristics that they tend to develop as a result of the instability of being raised in an alcoholic family.
- Many children raised in alcoholic families end up having to play the role of the parent at times and be responsible for things that children should not have to deal with.
- These personality traits that develop in childhood carry over into adulthood and affect all of our relationships.
- Children of alcoholics have a difficult time knowing what "normal" is.
Self-evaluation: Do I have the "Adult Child of an Alcoholic" personality?