Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Sibling issues

Posted by Leona Bergstrom

My colleague, David Solie, has written another excellent post about the family dynamics that come into play when siblings find they must work together to care for aging parents. See his post about sibling recovery here.
It turns out that recovery is not about happiness; it is about unmerited actions that families need, again and again to regain their balance and move on. In this case, it was about forgiveness, courage, self-sacrifice, and honoring an aging parent. And for this family, it came not a moment too soon…

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