Comments for: How to maintain a relationship with a family that’s dysfunctional

Posted Nov. 17, 2013, at 12:57 p.m.

Q. My ex-husband’s sister — his only close relative — lives 500 miles away, and her family is as dysfunctional as any family you’d see on “Shameless” and TV shows like that. This sister and her husband don’t love each other anymore, and they’ve had massive parenting failures, too. Although …

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