Do’s and Don’ts for Caregivers at the Holiday Dinner Table - #5

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Do’s and Don’ts for Caregivers at the Holiday Dinner Table - #5

Don’t say: “You should visit more often.”

 

As many of us can attest, guilt is a powerful motivator. But it also creates unpleasant feelings. Even if the brothers do come back before the next holiday, they will do so reluctantly — fearful that they’ll get another guilt-inducing lecture. In the end, they will find reasons to stay away.

 

Excerpt by Barry Jacobs

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