Dealing with Relatives: Your Guide to Successful Family Relationships E-book

Love Your Family, Even Though They Drive You Nuts? Discover How to Deal with This Special Group of “Difficult” People

Whether it’s a meddling mother-in-law, an obnoxious uncle, an overly opinionated father, or a manipulative sister, someone in your family tree is bound to be difficult. Discover the skills you need to navigate – and survive – dreaded gatherings, excruciating visits and other family obligations.

Dealing with Relatives explores the basic dynamics of family relationships and dissects the most common types of personalities in families. You’ll discover step-by-step strategies for dealing with these difficult people in your family: Meddlers, Martyrs, Judges, Generals, Mystery people, VIP (very insecure people), Rebels, and Pleasers.

You’ll discover how to cope with uncomfortable feelings, irritating personalities, and even explosive situations. You'll learn how to prepare for family gatherings, avoid conflict when relatives trigger strong emotions, and how to free yourself from feelings of obligation and resentment. With the strategies in this book, you be able to say what's on your mind in firm (but non-threatening) language, and stand up to your relatives (even if you can't stand them)!

Written in an informative yet entertaining style, the book is filled with insights, anecdotes, stories, and cartoons to help you find out not only what's behind your relatives' difficult behavior, but also how to respond effectively.

How You’ll Benefit:

  • Approach family get-togethers and obligations with a sense of confidence … not dread
  • Be in control of your reactions and emotions … rather than feeling like a puppet on a string
  • Help relatives change their behaviors … and bring a sense of peace and wellbeing to your family’s



Dealing With Relatives co-author Dr. Rick Brinkman is one of today’s leading experts in effective communications. Through his popular books, videos, speeches and seminars, he has taught millions of people worldwide how to his use innovative and highly effective Conscious Communication ® strategies to deal with difficult people and create more harmonious, productive relationships – at work and at home.

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