7 tips on how to get through a family gathering
Analyze and be honest with yourself: what is it that bothers you? Does it have a solution?
When being around a particular person bothers you, you need to figure out what is really going on. Can you change what is bothering you? Does this person have a trait that bothers you because it’s actually one that you share? Answering these questions is fundamental to manage the emotions that come up during a conflict. Maybe the issue is a family member’s personality trait that isn’t going to change. In that case, you have to be the one to work on your tolerance. You can also try to avoid circumstances in which this particular trait may come up.