Do You Hate You Sibling?

Sometimes we feel like we hate our siblings. Sibling rivalry is part of the natural world.  .As embryonic sharks grow in their mother’s womb, the biggest baby devours the rest of the young to make sure he or she has enough to eat. The first-hatched eaglet slays all new hatchlings by pushing them out of the nest, receiving all the food brought by parents, ensuring his survival.

It is part of our culture. The first recorded murder in history, the Bible tells us, was Cain killing his brother Abel. We all know the blood and gore of myths, fables and even new stories chronicling sibling rivalry.

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About momlovesyoubest

Cathy Cress holds an MSW in Aging from U.C. Berkeley. Her new book Mom Loves You Best, Forgiving and Forging Sibling Relationships , New Horizon Press, was published October 2010. Cress’s book , Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Jones and Bartlett, is the bible of geriatric care management and is out out in a third edition in February 2011 .Her book Care Managers, Working With the Aging Family, Jones and Bartlett,2008 is one of the few major books on the aging family. Ms. Cress is the founder of GCM Consult ,working with small and national who want to add or launch GCM businesses. She is on the faculty at the University of Florida in their on line master’s in geriatric care management -GCM . She has taught geriatric care management at San Francisco State University , UC Berkeley and teaches at Cabrillo College and San Mateo College. She was founder and director of Cresscare, a GCM business, for 25 years.
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2 Responses to Do You Hate You Sibling?

  1. I look forward to your book.

  2. showoff says:

    Most siblings share a ‘Love-Hate’ relationship, don’t they? You love them one minute, you can kill them the next. All part and parcel of that unique relationship. Enjoyed reading your blog. Cheers,
    Show Off
    http://showingoff.wordpress.com/2010/07/23/my-worst-enemy-my-best-friend/

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