ACOA – Adult Child Of Addiction

Ignorance is a lot like alcohol – the more you have of it, the less you are able to see it’s effect on you

J M Bylsma

The greatest lesson of relationship is to learn to love without pain. Pain is the result of unmet expectations, of entering a relationship with the need to get rather than simply enjoy


The greatest success is successful self-acceptance



  1. ACOA. I was a child from a dysfunctional dynamic and I have gone on to be an adult with BPD anxiety,panic attacks and so on. The behavior triangle,victim rescuer and persecutor is prevalent in my life. I would like to be on your mailing list. Thankyou

  2. I listened to you and I would like to be on your mailing list or if you’re doing any research. I had a child with cerebral palsy and I coped with that better than anything else until I got into a relationship. My codependency my have been looking after a severely disabled child,until I met my 2nd sons Father. He destroyed me and my life has been down hill since. I have a psychiatrist and a key worker. I’ve had many therapies but since my first son,Lewis passed away age 11 I really have suffered.attempting suicide.drinking. self destruct mode. Anyway I’m not sure what I am looking for.I just reacted to your talk.

    • Hi Michelle, I will add you to the list. You have had such a hard time. Do get in touch if you would like to try psychotherapy with me. Also have a look at CoDA, or best Noel

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