7 Keys to Dealing with Difficult People You Love
Will you dare to love?
Be Kind or Be Right? Your mother-in-law takes over your kitchen every time she is in your home, barking orders and insisting on using her recipe for mash potatoes even though everyone knows yours is better. Another glass of wine may soothe your nerves, but it won’t do anything to help your relationship with your mother-in-law. Since every relationship has its rough edges, and all of us have our idiosyncrasies, be willing to forgive. Let go of petty surface issues, and that includes who makes the best mashed potatoes. “It’s always better to be kind than right,” write the Shooks in One Month to Love: Thirty Days to Grow and Deepen Your Closest Relationships. “Remember that this time of year is for nurturing your relationships.”