my whole life my family thought everything i did was wrong, and as i got older it got worse. My brother went so far as to say to me in FRONT of my middle son that when he grows up he's destined to live most his life in jail or prison. My mother is always making little comments to my youngest son about how in her words "he's always stuck up your butt" and " if he spends the night i will NOT let him go home if he wakes up and wants to go home" yet if one of my brothers' kids cry they want to go home she'll actually drive them home. Then theres my daughter she is always treated awesome like she can do no wrong.... that is until we moved back to the same state as my family live. i also homeschooled my boys and since moving back to the state all of my family and this includes both brothers state i should stick them back in public school ... well i don't think thats for our family but they've went so far as to have CPS come talk to my daughter in her school ( she chose public school) and she's only 13, no one came to talk to me just her.
my family already think that it's my fault my mom's on dialysis so anything i say or do to protect my kids and let them know to stay out of how i raise them get put back on how i'm a horrible person, horrible mother, and even worse sister and daughter.
how do i tell them to STHU with out causing a big brewhaha and being blamed for yet something else?
ps, i've already disowned one of my brothers and father but not for the reasons above... and i honestly miss my brother.
Answer by Anonymous at 11:51 AM on Jun. 11, 2011
Just remind them these are your children and you will and can raise them any way you choose to. They raised or are raising theirs and you are raising yours. Then I would limit all contact and visits until they get it. You don't need to deal with that kind of interference and stress for ever. You aren't asking them for help so they need to stop offering.
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