How to Minimize Sibling Rivalry?

Answer 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.

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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 »

What does sibling rivalry mean?

It mean that siblings are rivals. Rivals means enemies. Siblings means brothers/sisters. So there you have it brother/sister enemies.

What was the first sibling rivalry?

If you go by the Bible its Cain and Able. They are suppose to be the first siblings and Cain kills Able because God prefers Ables sacrifice.

How to Prevent Sibling Rivalry?

"How can I prevent sibling rivalry?" is probably one of the questions almost all parents ask. The most important adjustment a first child will ever make will be to learn to share - his parents and ... Read More »