By first explaining how such learned responses cause difficulties in adulthood, Black carefully guides readers in identifying self-defeating, destructive behaviors and finding a healthier, happier way to live. Key features and benefits a proven seller by a respected recovery author contains easy-to-follow, useful exercises can be used by individuals or in a therapeutic setting.
It Will Never Happen to Me
Black expertly identifies common issues faced by children who grow up in alcoholic families, including shame, neglect, unreasonable role expectations, and physical abuse. Using narratives and profiles, she describes survival techniques characteristic of children raised in alcoholic families, including the unspoken laws of don’t talk, don’t trust, and don’t feel.
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