Adult Children Aug 19, 2022 9:55:09 GMT -8 Quote Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostBack to Top Post by Susan Peabody on Aug 19, 2022 9:55:09 GMT -8 Adult Child is anyone who grew up in dysfunctional environment (home, school, church) and experienced trauma. Your parent did not have to be some kind of addict.Question: Does an Adult Child ever get over the pain of rejection. No. But they do learn how to let it go and move on to better things. Learning to stay in Adult Ego State is an art. It takes time.