coping with parents

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3 Things to Remember When Your Family Discourages You

You finally figured out what you’re meant to do in life (or who you’re meant to marry, or what job you’re meant to have). Maybe you’ve even finally found God’s call on your life! How, then, do you deal with discouraging family members or friends?

3 Simple Ways to Stop Controlling People

How do you stop being a “control freak” who wants everything to be perfect? First, be kind to yourself. You’re trying to control people because you love them and want the best for them—and that’s good! There’s nothing wrong with wanting the best for your partner, family, friends and coworkers.

Getting Through Hard Times With Your Family

You’re in “survival mode” when your family is dealing with a health, financial or relationship crisis. These easy ways to get through hard times will help you and your family cope with the most painful, difficult seasons in life.

Where to Go When You Can’t Go Home

No matter how unhealthy or even abusive your family is, your heart sinks when you realize you can’t go home. Your family is part of who you are. Nothing will ever change the impact that your home, home, and childhood had on your life.