Tag Archives : Family Conflict

Family & Friends

Dr. Pat Consults: On Sibling Rivalry in Midlife

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D. and Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
Conflict between siblings is so ubiquitous that I would guess that on a word-association test most people would say “rivalry” when prompted by the word “sibling.” But what’s more surprising is how much of the conflict persists as we age. Here, a clinical psychologist lays out five common issues that persist, often well into mid-life (and beyond).
Read More »