Family Relationships Through the Holidays

 

Many of you are going to be with family over the next few weeks to celebrate.  But for some of you, it won’t feel like celebrating.  It will feel painful, difficult or frustrating.

These get-togethers aren’t pleasant experiences for you.  You won’t want to go.  You’ll want to hide. You may even have thoughts of becoming sick rather than being around certain people.  Or, maybe you have already started thinking up all the excuses you can use to leave early or not go at all.

 

Don’t do it.  Don’t give into the temptation.

 

I challenge you my friends.

 

Relationships are tough.  But they are tough because we feel like we have no control over them.  We feel that other people have act in certain ways for our relationships to be better. 

None of this is true.

 

Consider this.  Just because your mom comments on your weight doesn’t mean that you are fat.  You are the...

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