As some of you know, I have been busy ‘crunching’ a tremendous amount of data related to qualitative research I have been conducting on what I named family scapegoating abuse (FSA) for over ten years now. I plan to publish a book with my research results in 2022, but also thought this would be a…
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10 Strategies for Navigating Holiday Family Gatherings
Posted on Author Rebecca C. Mandeville, MAPosted in C-PTSD, Family Gatherings, Holidays, Radical Acceptance, Surviving the holidays with dysfunctional family14 Replies
It is common to have high expectations when thinking of reuniting with family you haven’t seen for a long time. Alternatively, you might fear that your worst expectations will be realized if you get together with nuclear and/or extended family members for a holiday celebration.