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PTSD Sibling Post Holiday Therapy Needed?Take This Test.

If the main villain in the family tragedy is a sibling or step sibling – here’s a post holiday quiz to see if you need help. Continue reading

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Have Post Holiday Blues About Fractured Family Rules?

Want to make a New Year’s resolution to change the rules that put you through such annual misery? Continue reading

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The Weather Outside Is Frightful for Dysfunctional Families

If you’re in a dysfunctional family or suspect you might be – cheer yourself up by watching other people’s pain. Go to the movies . Continue reading

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Are Your Bloods, Half’s and Steps in an Endless War-Pre Holidays ?

Do your half siblings hate their whole siblings? Are your bloods and steps in an endless war ?
If yes is the answer to any of these- approach the holidays in a new way.

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Are You An Estranged Sibling and Want to Change That?

Did you plan NOT spend Thanksgiving with your sibling & wonder why ? Find out if you are a “listless” sibling – don’t see your sibling very much- or at all -and don’t know why. Continue reading

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Mad Men in Your Family After Christmas ?

Did you just spend the holidays with your dysfunctional family and wonder- how did we get this way? Want to make a New Year’s resolution to change the rules? Family rules and how siblings behave are passed down from generation … Continue reading

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PTSD Post Holiday Therapy Needed?Take This Test.

Did your brother or sister do something long ago that’s still a weeping wound in your mind? Continue reading

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Step Grandparenting on the Holidays

gathering with blended parents and two sets of grandparents on Christmas is a challenge. The complications are myriad . The shores treacherous.

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Parent’s Don’t Leave Siblings “Home Alone”

Home Alone http://swns.com/home-alone-voted-greatest-family-christmas-movie-031013.html was just voted the best Christmas movie of all time. In the iconic holiday movie the youngest sibling Kevin gets into a brawl with his older brother Buzz and is sent to his room on the remote … Continue reading

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Siblings -Immutable ,Gene Deep & Can’t Be Earned

NPR’s siblings series http://www.npr.org/2010/11/25/131590706/siblings-find-support-and-friendship-in-each-other covered the gene deep bond. The wonderful thing about adult sibling relationships is they are ascribed roles rather than earned. No matter how much money you make or what hedge funds you manage, you can’t earn … Continue reading

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