How to Cope With Sibling Rivalry?

Answer You and your sibling. Is it war? Time for team-work and harmony between your sibling(s) and you? Here's how to get along well together. For the kids/teens in this situation.

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How do you cope with sibling rivalry?

You have to decide if you want to be a victim or someone who doesn't care. By not caring what the other sibling says to you, makes them more angry and will end up being a laughing game for you. It ... Read More »

How can you tell if the negative relationship between two siblings 9 years apart is the result of sibling rivalry or of the older sibling sexually physically and verbally abusing the younger sibling?

AnswerThere is no surefire way an outsider can tell what has occured between the siblings, outside of asking both of them what the problem is.Even if there has been abuse, both victim and perpatrat... Read More »

Can verbal abuse be confused with sibling rivalry?

Yes, all kinds of sibling abuse, including verbal abuse, can be confused with sibling rivalry. Unfortunately, many parents are not as concerned as they should be when they see negative behaviors ha... Read More »

How to Minimize Sibling Rivalry?

Sibling rivalry is a cross-cultural, historical fact of life. While it's unlikely that you, as a parent, can stop it completely, there are things you can do to minimize tension between your children.