Affirmations for Adult Children of Alcoholics

  • I can be sure about what I need.
  • I can think for myself.
  • I don't have to take care of people by thinking for them.
  • I can let people know when I feel angry.
  • I'm glad I am growing and leaning to change.

  • I can think and feel at the same time.
  • I am not responsible for other's behavior.
  • When I express my opinions, I have the right to be listened to, heard, respected and accepted.
  • I don't have to suffer to get what I need.
  • I don't have to be dependent on others for my self esteem.
  • I have the right to ask for what I want and need.
  • I can trust myself now.
  • I have a right to say yes or no without guilt.
  • I am good enough to be loved.
  • I can have fun whenever I chose.
  • I can have confidence in my own abilities.
  • I can let myself win.
  • I can forgive myself and others for past hurts and mistakes.
  • I have a right to surround myself with people who nourish me.
  • I can take credit for what I have done.
  • I can let others in instead of being lonely and isolated.
  • I have lots of choices. I choose to exercise them.
  • I don't have to struggle to survive anymore.
  • I have a right to say as things as I see them.
  • I deserve to be happy......very happy.
  • I have a right to have open and loving relationships.
  • I do not have to control or manipulate others to get what I want and need.
  • I can let go of the losses I have suffered in the past and instead, I can talk about the past without guilt and experience freedom.
  • It is okay to trust others.
  • I have a right to express my feelings whether they are negative or positive.
  • I can let down my guard. I am safe.
  • I am lovable and capable.
  • I can be mad, sad, angry and frustrated and still be a success in life.
  • I have a right to be me. I am not bound by my past.
  • I have a right to give and receive affection.
  • I'm so glad I am here.
  • I have a right to be my own person.
  • I love me.

Feel free to add or subtract from this list as often as you like! Print it out and keep it in your pocket or purse.

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