While few adult siblings have severed their ties completely, approximately one-third of them describe their relationship as rivalrous or distant. They don't get along with their sibling or have. Many siblings who don’t get along may have avoided contact fairly easily for years but when suddenly forced to deal with each other and their parents or extended family in a stressful situation.
If your adult children aren’t behaving the way you want, don’t threaten them. If you’re disappointed that they can’t get along (even for your sake), don’t dangle inheritance or gifts. Dec 29, · “Don’t focus your life on old disappointments or resentments toward your siblings or parents,” says Millman. “Your life as an adult depends on finding attachments that make you happy in the present.” Sample script: “I’d enjoy get-togethers more if we all had a chance to speak.”.
Jun 06, · I asked what you could do if one or both brothers tried to embroil you in the situation about the other brother. "Listen a bit, but don't let the conversation get too far.