Red Flags That Point to a Sibling I Hate You Story


Do you want to repair your sibling relationship in 2011. Do you think you have a brother or sister- I Hate You story ? If so take this test for red flags that point to a sibling wound you might want to heal this New Year .

Red Flag Number One

The first red flag you can see pointing to an “I Hate You” story is that you repeat a brother or sister story over and over again. You may have an elderly parent or relative who tells the same story repeatedly. Perhaps this frustrates you and others in your family. Do you do this too?

Red Flag Number Two

The second red flag you can see pointing to an “I Hate You” story is if something transpired in the sibling story that you did not want to take place. In your story does something come to pass that you did not want to happen?

Red Flag Number Three

The third red flag pointing to an “I Hate You “ story is if you believe are the victim in the story and your sibling is the villain. You are the helpless person, and your sibling has all the power. Your “I Hate You” story not only makes you feel like the injured party but also allows other people who know you to see you as a victim .

Red Flag Number Four

The fourth red flag you can see pointing to an “I Hate You” story is if you think about this story repeatedly .

Red Flag Number Five

The fifth red flag you can see pointing to an “I Hate You “ story is based on different types of siblings.  If you are a listless, seething or irate sibling you may have an “I Hate You” story.

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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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