sisters

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Registered: 08-20-2011
sisters
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Sat, 08-20-2011 - 3:55pm

my younger sister who is only 4 years younger has stopped her children from visiting me. we both have 3 children each and mine are a little older than hers.

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Registered: 06-12-2011
In reply to: peponi
Sat, 08-20-2011 - 4:38pm

It sounds like your sister is jealous of you and the good relationship you have with her kids. Thus you have the lying and trying to get people to think less of you. When someone is jealous of you there is really nothing you can do about it because you are who you are and if they have a problem with it, it's there problem. Try complimenting her on some things and try including her in your weekend function with the kids and ask her to bring a dish and then tell her how great it is. She may also feel excluded and does not like how the kids go on about how much fun they have with you or how great you are which is why she makes up lies about you in effect trying to say...look guys she is not all that great.

Did your parents play favorites with you? Because sometimes that resentment can carry on into adult life.

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Registered: 08-20-2011
In reply to: peponi
Sat, 08-20-2011 - 5:09pm

thank you so much for your intelligent words.

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Registered: 11-13-2009
In reply to: peponi
Wed, 08-24-2011 - 11:43am
This board is for couple relationship problems...and I don't think Dr. Shoshanna has posted in a couple of years...

There is a board called Venting About Family and Friends. You might give it a try.

http://forums.ivillage.com/t5/Venting-about-Family-Friends/ct-p/iv-rlfamilymatt

 

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Registered: 06-12-2011
In reply to: peponi
Fri, 08-26-2011 - 8:38am

I think it is way pass time that you and your sister sit down and have a heart to heart talk and get some issues out in the open.