How Not to Hate Your Loved Ones at the Holidays

Don't let the family drama ruin your fun (or relationships) this holiday (12 Photos)

Josey Miller on Nov 29, 2011 at 2:10PM

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How Not to Hate Your Loved Ones at the Holidays

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Getting Through the Holiday Season

Some of us are lucky; we have thoughtful mother-in-laws, helpful husbands and supportive sisters. Spending the holidays with them is a joy. But some of us have a few wild cards in the family who can make this time of year a little more stressful. We’re willing to bet that a few of the following family archetypes -- from the chauvinistic father to the irresponsible brother -- may make regular appearances at your own dinner table. So how do you safeguard your stability through the holidays, despite wacky family dynamics? We asked the experts for some sanity-saving (and peace-keeping) tips. 

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