"While intellectually we may know that it is our responsibility to manage our feelings, our intellect doesn't always align itself with our emotions. We may be frail, frightened, scared, lonely, angry, or clingy. We may be all of those things at once."
Do you feel like that? Here's a good article that describes some of the challenges of being a child raised by a caregiver with addiction: 10 Things to Know About Children of Alcoholics