7 tips on how to get through a family gathering
Avoid reaching your limit. Take yourself out of the situation before it’s too late.
Avoidance isn’t always a negative coping strategy. What’s more, it’s actually the best strategy when you’re dealing with a complicated situation and it’s neither the time nor the place to discuss it. Avoidance is the best option if you already know that you’re going to get angry, lose control, and make other people uncomfortable. Trying to control your anger when your patience is worn thin isn’t a realistic goal.