This was, and still is, a ground-breaking book. If this describes a
category in which you could put yourself, reading it may bring you sweet
relief. Reading the list of common characteristics of adult children of
alcoholics can bring about the same sort of relief experienced by
Post-Traumatic Stress sufferers: "I'm not crazy." There is often still
lots work to be done, but that initial surge of understanding can be
just the thing one needs to do that work.