Families sometimes disagree on things. Arguments are part of family life. However, arguing really often or really angrily is stressful and dangerous. Some people lose their temper and hurt other people, emotionally or physically. It doesn’t have to be like that. There are ways to find peace in the arguments.
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Siblings can be the hardest people to get along with because they’re so much like you. Relationships with siblings are usually more complex than friendships at school, on teams, or at work. Siblings can usually get you more upset and cause fights with you more often than other people in your life.
Siblings compete for their parents’ attention, even if they don’t realize it. It’s called sibling rivalry. It’s often the reason why siblings fight, including you and your siblings. It’s a fact of life, but it doesn’t mean you can’t get along with your siblings and become close friends.
It can feel impossible sometimes, but it just takes time. It can take a lot of growing up and maturing before you’re really friendly. Until then you can do a few things to make your relationship better: