Ten New Years Resolutions To Forgive Your Sibling


Forgiveness is doable and forgiving your siblings achievable.

Here are 10 New Years  resolutions  that will allow you not only to forgive your siblings but change yourself as well. These ten resolutions will allow you to move toward exoneration, feel better about yourself, mend the past with your brother and sister —-and repair that potholed childhood road- so you and your siblings can move into the future as a united family.



Resolution # 1

Put Your Pain on Paper—Write Your Sibling  “I Hate You” Story http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vEwGiElERk&feature=player_



Resolutions # 2

Move from the Past to the Present To Care for Yourself and Soothe Your  Sibling Pain



Resolution # 3

Three Break Your Family  Rules

Uncover Your Original Sibling  Family Rules That May Have Led Your Sibling to Hurt You





Resolutions # 4

Find  The  Past Family Circumstances That May Have Led Your Sibling to Hurt You



Resolution # 5

Find  How Your Sibling Hurts You in the Present




Resolution #  6

List the Pros and Cons of Telling your Sibling Your I Hate You Story




Resolution # 7


Tell  Your Sibling Your I Hate You” story –



Resolution #  8-

If Your Sibling  Hears Your Pain

Reestablish a  Sibling Relationship




Resolution   # 9-

If  Your Sibling Does Not Hear Your Pain- See  how you have really changed by caring for  yourself




Resolution #  10

Move From Words to Deeds- –  Work Together  With Your Sibling- Through The Rest Your Lives









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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