Family and Relatives – Single Family Style
Some family relationships will become closer and more meaningful in your new normal.
Some family relationships will become strained and less meaningful in your new normal.
Family dynamics will definitely take a hit and change.
Some family relatives will come to your rescue while other family relatives will do all they can to sabotage your new situation as a single parent.
Some family relatives will keep you and your children in their lives and some will leave you out of their lives.
Your relatives can be your very best source of help and assistance as a single parent or they can be a source of grief and an obstacle to you.
Find out which relatives you can trust and work with and stay away from the others.
Always treat all relatives with respect. Remember they are also your children’s relatives and all children need relatives.
“Family life is a bit like a runny peach pie – not perfect but who’s complaining?” Robert Brault
“In time of test, family is best.” Burmese Proverb
“At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable.”
Mark V. Olsen and Will Sheffer