🌠 Dealing with Toxic Families during the Holidays?

First off, Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate it!

But you know….

Not EVERYONE has a healthy family dynamic, you know?

…the thing is…

… not everyone has a great relationship with their family….

… because blood does not necessarily a family make.

So if you’re forced to endure family yet again, and want to make it out sane, consider these resources:

www.refinery29.com/en-us/2020/11/10186923/thanksgiving-family-drama-tips

garythomas.com/2020/11/18/protect-your-holidays-from-toxic-people/

www.healthcentral.com/article/toxic-families-going-home-for-thanksgiving

www.allure.com/story/holiday-season-pandemic-family-gatherings-2020

themindsjournal.com/8-ways-gracefully-survive-toxic-family-during-holidays/

www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/how-be-yourself/201911/6-tips-thanksgiving-difficult-family

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/spycatcher/201411/ten-ways-keep-family-members-ruining-your-holidays

And if you need additional help and resources, keep these at hand:

USA Suicide Prevention

1800 273 8266 – USA Suicide Prevention Hotline, afsp.org/

Great Britain Suicide Hotlines

Hotline: +44 (0) 8457 90 90 90 (UK – local rate)
Hotline: +44 (0) 8457 90 91 92 (UK minicom)
Hotline: 1850 60 90 90 (ROI – local rate)
Hotline: 1850 60 90 91 (ROI minicom)

www.suicide.org/hotlines/international/united-kingdom-suicide-hotlines.html

International Suicide Hotlines

www.opencounseling.com/suicide-hotlines

National Coalition against Domestic Violence

ncadv.org/signs-of-abuse
ncadv.org/state-by-state
www.thehotline.org/
www.thehotline.org/resources/men-can-be-victims-of-abuse-too/
www.womenshealth.gov/relationships-and-safety/get-help/state-resources

International Domestic Abuse Resources

www.ncdsv.org/ncd_linkswominternational.html

LGBTQ Support

www.thetrevorproject.org/
www.itgetsbetter.org/
www.cdc.gov/lgbthealth/youth-resources.htm

Trans Support

translifeline.org/
transequality.org/additional-help
www.glaad.org/transgender/resources

Remember…

Some family members are naturally horrific.

Its not your fault they are as unhappy as they are.

And if so… I hope you find the above resources helpful for you during the coming week.

Enjoy!

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