From Psychology Today, Dr. Laura Martocci offers us tips in her latest article (“Yes, Virginia, Family Members Can Be Bullies”), on how to handle “bullies” in our own families this holiday season. While you may not necessarily have “bullies” in your family, most people have at least one person who knows how to push their buttons.
Dreading the question from Aunt Mildred about when you’re going to graduate, get a boyfriend, get a new job, buy a house, get married, have a baby, have another baby, etc.? Or are you dreading Uncle Steve’s inevitable comments about the election? Consider planning now what you are going to say, or, clue in your significant other to your stress and devise a game plan together.
Check out Dr. Martocci’s article for some more thoughts by clicking here.