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Reader Stories: Handling Conflict With Adult Children Who Are the Parents of Your Grandchildren

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Grandparents know best, or at least we think we do. Yet often we have to sit back and watch as our adult children make mistakes and bad choices. Sometimes we keep our mouths shut, but if the choices our children make affect our grandchildren, we are likely to speak up. Tell your story of conflict with children and give other grandparents the benefit of your experience.

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What situation led to your conflict with your adult child? Was a grandchild involved directly or indirectly?
How did you handle the conflict? Was the outcome positive or negative for you, your child and your grandchildren?

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What would you tell other grandparents who are in a similar situation?

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