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How can we break cycles of generational dysfunction? Therapist shares tips

Published on Jan 07, 2024 06:00 AM IST
  • From addressing issues to establishing boundaries, here are a few ways to break cycles of generational dysfunction.
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Generational dysfunction is passed on to our children. However, breaking this vicious cycle and stopping it from getting into the family can be a little challenging. "Remember that breaking cycles and shifting traditions take time and effort, but it is worth it for your peace of mind and the next generation within your family unit. Start now by changing harmful traditions into opportunities for growth," wrote Therapist Minaa B. here are a few tips.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 07, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Generational dysfunction is passed on to our children. However, breaking this vicious cycle and stopping it from getting into the family can be a little challenging. "Remember that breaking cycles and shifting traditions take time and effort, but it is worth it for your peace of mind and the next generation within your family unit. Start now by changing harmful traditions into opportunities for growth," wrote Therapist Minaa B. here are a few tips.(Unsplash)

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We should choose to address issues – often when important issues are ignored over time, they add to the dysfunction. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 07, 2024 06:00 AM IST

We should choose to address issues – often when important issues are ignored over time, they add to the dysfunction. (Unsplash)

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Instead of suppressing our emotions, we should learn to express them. We should also pass on this practice to our next generation. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 07, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Instead of suppressing our emotions, we should learn to express them. We should also pass on this practice to our next generation. (Unsplash)

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We should make conscious efforts to raise our children differently and in a healthier way than how we were raised. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 07, 2024 06:00 AM IST

We should make conscious efforts to raise our children differently and in a healthier way than how we were raised. (Unsplash)

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We should establish strict boundaries and not accept harm of any kind, even if it comes from family. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 07, 2024 06:00 AM IST

We should establish strict boundaries and not accept harm of any kind, even if it comes from family. (Unsplash)

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Instead of resorting to gaslighting and manipulation, we should engage in difficult conversations and learn to address them in a healthy way.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jan 07, 2024 06:00 AM IST

Instead of resorting to gaslighting and manipulation, we should engage in difficult conversations and learn to address them in a healthy way.(Unsplash)

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