Caregiving Places Strains on Families
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How Caregivers Say they Responded to Strain or even Broken Relationships Among Family Members
I responded initially with anger and frustration, but did not want to have it wear me down. I just need to understand that within a family, each person copes with issues in their own way.
It's not easy, but I try to speak to my siblings individually and then together. Share positive insights first and then start with one negative and see how others respond.
I finally decided I had to let go of the things I can't change.
It all comes down to asking for and receiving forgiveness. Apologies and being humble is important too. Praying for guidance is my number one go to for dealing with my family.