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When the Holidays Are Upsetting

The holidays are a beautiful, joyous time---but not for everyone. For many people the holidays spotlight what's missing in their lives. A person. A good job. Enough money. Close relationships. Love. For many people there are wounds, fresh ones or recently scarred, but wounds nonetheless.

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Why Our Family Triggers Us—And What to Do

A stranger or even a friend makes the same remark to you as a family member. But it's your family member's words that sting the most. Somehow our family has a way of pushing our buttons---and that's because they installed them. Our family also triggers us so intensely because of regression, said therapist Britt Frank. Regression, she said, is returning to a less developed state.

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