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Adult Children of Substance Abusers eBooks

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  • Not To Blame - Maggie Hartley ebook short

    The shocking true story of a teenager with a tragic hidden past

    series A Maggie Hartley Foster Carer Story
    A new short story from the nation's favourite foster carer.Sixteen-year-old Rebecca has been in care all her life, bouncing from foster carers and children's homes without ever having a permanent home to call her own.Social Services are at a loss as to what to do with the troubled teenager. Prone to violent outbursts and sudden, uncontrollable tantrums, Rebecca has never spent more than a few ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • Codependency For Dummies

    Your trusted guide to value yourself and break the patterns of codependencyCodependency For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the most comprehensive book on the topic to date. Written in plain English and packed with sensitive, authoritative information, it describes the history, symptoms, causes, and relationship dynamics of codependency. The majority of the book is devoted to healing and lays out a clear ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD $17.99 AUD

  • Tales of Addiction and Inspiration for Recovery

    Twenty True Stories from the Soul

    by Barbara Sinor ...
    Whether addicted or not, we all have stories to tellThe stories of tragedy and redemption found within Tales of Addiction are not about the well known celebrities you find in the usual tabloids. Rather, these stories are true-grit tales told by people you will never meet but whose words will haunt you for months, years maybe. The author collected the stories for over two years through a "call for ... Read more

    $10.20 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics

    Expanded Edition

    In the 1980's, Janet Woititz broke new ground in our understanding of what it is to be an Adult Child of an Alcoholic. In this updated edition of her bestseller she re-examines the movement and its inclusion of Adult Children from various dysfunctional family backgrounds who share the same characteristics. After decades of working with ACoAs she shares the recovery hints that she has found to work ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Transformation for Life: Healing & Growth for Adult Children of Alcoholics and Others

    by Roland Petit ...
    Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOAs) all experienced traumatic childhoods. As a result, they suffer crippling self-esteem difficulties, troubled relationships, loneliness and a multitude of other problems as adults. ACOAs often are unaware of their feelings, don’t get their needs met, react inappropriately, believe they’ll be rejected and have limited potential in their careers. Transformation for ... Read more

    $8.65 AUD

  • Carefrontation

    Breaking Free From Childhood Trauma

    With more than thirty years of experience, Dr. Arlene Drake writes a guide for those desperately in need of a way to break free from the pain of childhood abuse and reclaim their lives.When confronted with an abused child, our first impulse is to drop everything and provide comfort, get him or her out of danger, and find out what the hell is going on at home. It’s obvious that the child is ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Your Soul's Plan eChapters - Chapter 5: Drug Addiction and Alcoholism

    Discovering the Real Meaning of the Life You Planned Before You Were Born

    Would you like to understand the deeper spiritual meaning and purpose of drug addiction and alcoholism?Your Soul’s Plan eChapters: Drug Addiction and Alcoholism contains the Preface, Introduction, Chapter 1: Pre-birth Planning, and Chapter 5: Drug Addiction and Alcoholism from Robert Schwartz’s best-selling spirituality book, Your Soul’s Plan: Discovering the Real Meaning of the Life You Planned ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Adult Children Secrets of Dysfunctional Families

    The Secrets of Dysfunctional Families

    It is estimated that as many as 34 million people grew up in alcoholic homes. But what about the rest of us? What about families that had no alcoholism, but did have perfectionism, workaholism, compulsive overeating, intimacy problems, depression, problems in expressing feelings, plus all the other personality traits that can produce a family system much like an alcoholic one?Countless millions of ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • What Do I Do So Wrong?: An Introduction to the Narcissistic Mother

    by D.T Bloom ...
    'What Do I Do So Wrong?' is an in-depth introduction to the narcissistic mother.Often the characteristics of a narcissistic mother can be brushed off as her being 'difficult' or 'overbearing'. In reality, the narcissistic mother hides many damaging behaviours that are a very real form of childhood abuse. This can be difficult for adult children of narcissistic mothers to come to terms with and ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Growing Up Again

    Parenting Ourselves, Parenting Our Children

    No matter the age of the children, parenting during the pandemic presents a range of old challenges with new twists. This book offers practical insights and seasoned advice for every developmental milestone, from real parents as well as professional family educators.As time-tested as it is timely, the expert advice in Growing Up Again Second Edition has helped thousands of readers improve on their ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Legacy of the Heart

    The Spiritual Advantages of a Painful Childhood

    by Wayne Muller ...
    “A brilliant, warm, inspiring book,” writes Henry Nouwen.  Legacy of the Heart is a gentle, regenerative approach to discovering spiritual strength that is hidden in the scars of childhood.  A graduate of Harvard Divinity School, therapist and minister Wayne Muller brings together the teachings of many different spiritual and religious traditions to create a program of that will appeal to readers ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Healing the Child Within

    Discovery and Recovery for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families (Recovery Classics Edition)

    Dr. Whitfield provides a clear and effective introduction to the basic principles of recovery. This book is a modern classic, as fresh and useful today as it was more than a decade ago when first published. Here, frontline physician and therapist Charles Whitfield describes the process of wounding that the Child Within (True Self) experiences and shows how to differentiate the True Self from the ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Narcissistic Mother A - Z: Growing Up With a Narcissistic Mother

    by D.T Bloom ...
    I grew up with a narcissistic mother.For decades of my life, I had to deal with her emotional, narcissistic abuse. I had to live with the fact that I was a disappointment to her, and wonder what I'd done so wrong to make her dislike me so much. I would yearn for her love and would do anything in order for her to show me some kind of affection - just some recognition that she was proud of me would ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Straight Pepper Diet

    A Memoir

    Joseph W. Naus was living the American Dream. He'd survived a brutal childhood, graduated from Pepperdine Law School, and become a successful attorney. Then one night, his American Dream-life became a nightmare when his sex and alcohol addictions collided and exploded."On Tuesday, I was a respected civil trial lawyer making six-figures. On Wednesday, I woke up handcuffed to a hospital bed charged ... Read more

    $11.72 AUD

  • After the Tears

    Helping Adult Children of Alcoholics Heal Their Childhood Trauma

    Adult children of alcoholics have learned how to "survive," but often have difficulty "living" their lives. The trauma and grief of childhood losses affect every aspect of the life of an adult child of an alcoholic (ACoA). Now the authors of the bestselling After the Tears offer further insight into the origin and cost of childhood pain for those who grew up in alcoholic families. In this revised ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Kind Self-Healing Book

    Raise Yourself Up with Curiosity and Compassion

    If you are prone to anxiety, depression, self-doubt, people-pleasing, or decision-making influenced by fear, or if you want to free yourself of the coping behaviors that worked in a disordered childhood but don't serve you in adulthood, The Kind Self-Healing Book is for you. If you grew up within a chaotic family environment caused by chronic inconsistency, stress, and emotional or physical ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • The ACOA Trauma Syndrome

    The Impact of Childhood Pain on Adult Relationships

    Growing up in a home where there is addiction or relationship trauma puts a child at great risk for long-term, post-traumatic stress effects that adversely compromise adult relationships. Bestselling author, psychologist, and psychodramatist Tian Dayton examines this trauma through an exploration of the way the brain and body process frightening or painful emotions and experiences in childhood, ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • Who Can I Trust?

    A Practical Guide

    series Modern Spirituality
    Answers for the Eternal Question: Who Can I Trust?Trust is something that man in ancient times learned from the Shaman of his tribe. It was the Shaman's example as a member of that tribe or community that showed the people how and why to be trustworthy. It is not something that we learn in our modern day society because Traditional Shamanism has been all but lost to modern man. Let Shaman Elder ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Loving an Adult Child of an Alcoholic

    The child of an alcoholic develops patterns of behavior during childhood which carry over into adult life. As children they were taught to cover up the family secret and suppress their feelings. No matter what is going on, as adults, when asked how she or he is doing your partner will likely answer "fine." Distrust, fear of abandonment, and sensitivity to criticism are all major issues for your ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Narcissist Abuse: the Complete Self-Healing Guide to Identify, Disarm, and Protect Yourself from a Manipulative and Abusive Person

    by Amanda Reck ...
    Are You a Victim of Narcissistic Abuse?Find Out Using This Ultimate Guide to Narcissistic Abuse & Get POWERFUL Tips on How You Can Survive It — Keep Reading!Are you constantly being belittled, bullied, blamed, and shamed by someone in your life?Do you feel like you're not in control of your own thoughts and actions or like you're being manipulated into doing something you don't want to do?... ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Complete ACOA Sourcebook

    Adult Children of Alcoholics at Home, at Work and in Love

    When they were first released in the 1980s, Janet Woititz's groundbreaking works, Adult Children of Alcoholics, Struggle for Intimacy and The Self-Sabotage Syndrome, provided a new message of hope to adult children who had grown up in the shadow of alcoholic parents. Their message today is as profound and timeless as it was two decades ago.Now, in this complete collection, readers will learn again ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • A Life of My Own

    Meditations on Hope and Acceptance

    by Karen Casey ...
    series Hazelden Meditations
    As part of the incomparable Hazelden Meditations series, the daily readings in A Life of My Own ask us to truly reflect on our relationships with people in our lives who are dealing with alcoholism or other substance use and addiction—and more importantly, to establish and improve a relationship with ourselves.When we love people who use or abuse alcohol and other drugs, we can get so wrapped up ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Writers On The Edge

    22 Writers Speak About Addiction and Dependency

    series Reflections of America
    Writers On The Edge offers a range of essays, memoirs and poetry written by major contemporary authors who bring fresh insight into the dark world of addiction, from drugs and alcohol, to sex, gambling and food. Editors Diana Raab and James Brown have assembled an array of talented and courageous writers who share their stories with heartbreaking honesty as they share their obsessions as well as ... Read more

    $10.20 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Daughters Betrayed by their Mothers

    Moving from Brokenness to Wholeness

    by Holli Kenley ...
    The daughters' stories touch upon the deepest and darkest of pains: knowing you have a mother... but you don't.Daughters Betrayed By Their Mothers: Moving From Brokenness To Wholeness is an intimate exploration into the lives of daughters who were wounded by their mothers and who chose wellness over victimhood. Each daughter's unique story of recovery is a testament to the power of choice, ... Read more

    $10.20 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus