As an adult child of an alcoholic in recovery, I can tell you it’s not easy being one either. We have constant struggles with self-esteem, past trauma, and feelings of unworthiness just to name a few. The ACOA can also suffer from bouts with depression or an addiction themselves.
Almost two years ago, I found out my husband was addicted to pornography. I was completely blindsided, and to say I was hurt is an understatement! And while thankfully he did not physically betray me, I felt the effects just the same.
The Hurt, Anger, Fear and Comparison
The hurt is real. I spent days and weeks in a defeated and lonely state. I was s...