Adult children of alcoholics chat
The group declined affiliation with Al-anon back in the 80s because affiliation required trading the Laundry List for the official literature of Al-anon, which Tony felt did not address the unique healing needs of adult children of alcoholics.
If you cannot locate a face-to-face (in-person) meeting near you, there are many online meetings available.
No invitation is required and there are no dues or fees.
You can search for a local meeting via the websites of the various support groups.
These meetings are for those who have relatives and friends with addictions and problem behaviors.
In addition to these groups, there are often links to family recovery groups for specific addictions or behaviors on the sites for the programs dedicated to them.
Failing that, we found other compulsive personalities, such as a workaholic, to fulfill our sick need for abandonment. We got guilt feelings when we trusted ourselves, giving in to others.