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Adult Children of Substance Abusers

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  • Not To Blame - Maggie Hartley ebook short

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

    by Maggie Hartley

    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

    by Darlene Lancer

    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

  • Tales of Addiction and Inspiration for Recovery

    Twenty True Stories from the Soul

    by Barbara Sinor and 1 more

    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

    $10.68 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

    $7.79 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

    by Robert Schwartz

    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

    $5.60 AUD

  • 7 Things That Change Everything

    by Jody Lamb

    So, you're an adult child of an alcoholic. Now what? If you were affected by a parent's substance use disorder, this book is for you.Adult child of an alcoholic Jody Lamb has spent the last 10 years healing from tough experiences, reprogramming her brain and creating an awesome life.In seven short chapters, Jody reveals the realizations and practical tactics that helped her write her own playbook ... Read more


  • Carefrontation

    Breaking Free From Childhood Trauma

    by Arlene Drake and 1 more

    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

  • Dealing With A Narcissistic Mother: How to Handle Your Narcissistic Mother as an Adult

    by D.T Bloom

    Were you raised by a mother who put her needs and wants before yours? Does your mother make you think that her love is conditional and that it will be stripped of you if you don't meet her expectations? Does your mother consistently make you feel inadequate, empty and riddled with sadness? Does she always seem to disappoint you, making you feel worthless and abandoned by her?I know all of the ... Read more

    $2.99 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

    $15.34 AUD

  • The Complete ACOA Sourcebook

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

    by Dr. Janet G. Woititz and 1 more

    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

  • The Kind Self-Healing Book

    Raise Yourself Up with Curiosity and Compassion

    by Amy Eden Jollymore

    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

    $6.92 AUD

  • Loving an Adult Child of an Alcoholic

    by M. D. Bey and 1 more

    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

    $12.31 AUD

  • Who Can I Trust?

    A Practical Guide

    by Shaman Elder Maggie Wahls

    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

    $4.59 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

  • 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

  • Perfect Daughters

    Adult Daughters of Alcoholics

    by Robert Ackerman and 1 more

    This new edition of Perfect Daughters, a pivotal book in the ACoA movement, identifies what differentiates the adult daughters of alcoholics from other women.When this groundbreaking book first appeared over ten years ago, Dr. Ackerman identified behavior patterns shared by daughters of alcoholics. Adult daughters of alcoholics—"perfect daughters" —operate from a base of harsh and limiting views ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Writers On The Edge

    22 Writers Speak About Addiction and Dependency

    by Diana M. Raab and 1 more

    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

    $10.68 AUD

  • When Your Partner Has an Addiction

    How Compassion Can Transform Your Relationship (and Heal You Both in the Process)

    by Christopher Kennedy Lawford and 1 more

    **Your partner’s addiction takes a toll on both of your lives.That doesn’t mean you should turn your back on the person you love.**We’ve been told that staying with a partner who struggles with addiction-whether it be with drugs, alcohol, or addictive behaviors-means that we’re enabling their destructive behavior. That wanting to help them means we’re codependent, and that the best thing for both ... Read more

    $20.34 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

  • 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

    $10.68 AUD

  • Mother's Ruin

    by Nicola Barry

    Nicola Barry grew up in well-to-do Murrayfield, Edinburgh. Her father was a hopsital consultant, her mother was medically trained, her brothers boarders at public school. But behind the closed doors of their imposing family home, her mother was drinking herself to death. A beautiful, quirky woman, this is the story of how Monica Barry became a prisoner to alcohol and a prisoner in her own home, ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • What Is Drug and Alcohol Detox?

    by SoCal Detox

    At SoCal Detox we know that finding help for addiction, whether for yourself or a loved one, is a confusing and overwhelming process. With that in mind, we have spent the past few years gathering information for individuals and families in order to help them have the best information possible in their search.Here we have compiled information on some of the most important topics people need in ... Read more


  • The Magical Path of ACOA Recovery

    by Vicki-ann Thornton

    This is my quest for recovery from growing up with alcoholic parents. Family addiction recovery is a vast topic covering all aspects of our lives. So, in order to keep it simple, there are only five things you need to know about the book.You can read it in about three hoursAnd to keep things time-friendly it's split into five questsFurther to this, each quest has its own tasksIn addition, you can ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Repeat After Me

    A Workbook for Adult Children Overcoming Dysfunctional Family Systems

    by Claudia Black and 1 more

    A new and revised edition of Claudia Black's groundbreaking workbook for adult children from dysfunctional familiesThis updated edition of Dr. Black's revolutionary self-help workbook provides readers with a step-by-step framework and a guide that takes them through a process to recognize how present challenges are influenced by growing up in a troubled family system, release the parts of the past ... Read more

    $22.10 AUD