Question: I have a family member who I feel constantly looks for the negative and directs all conversations in that direction? How do I cope without total avoidance?
Thank you so much for your question and thank you for your permission to share it with my ezine readers. When I received your question I had a really strong feeling that so many people would relate so I appreciate you allowing me to respond this way.
The truth is, many of us deal with negative family members, spouses, co-workers, colleagues, friends, employees and more.
So what's the best way to handle a situation like this? Well, before I begin, I will tell you that the solutions I offer are my opinion. Take what works for you and leave the rest.