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Expensive Care and Feeding,
I’m in a contentious authorized feud with my brother over inherited property from deceased dad and mom. He’s been unethical and unfair. I all the time have Christmas Eve for the entire household, however I don’t wish to entertain him and his household.
I’m frankly bored with doing all of the work for 30 years. However don’t wish to disappoint the others. What do I do?
Expensive Bah Humbug,
Contemplating the present state of affairs between you and your brother, it could be completely applicable to exclude him from this yr’s vacation celebration. You’ll be able to let him know upfront that it could be greatest for him to not attend the upcoming festivities; he could already be planning to skip them anyway. I’d think about that a few of your loved ones members are conscious of the battle between the 2 of you; you possibly can merely let everybody know that he received’t be attending this yr and depart it at that. If family pry or push for extra info, you possibly can inform them that you just and your brother aren’t seeing eye to eye today and also you thought it could be for the perfect to spend the vacations aside.