File PhotoRichard Puls, Psy.D. ■ By Richard Puls / Contributed Perry Como once recorded a song called, “Home for the Holidays.” The first stanza goes like this: “Oh, there’s no place like home for the holidays, ‘Cause no matter how far away you roam, When you pine for the sunshine of a friendly gaze, For the holidays, you can’t beat home, sweet home.” These words express a nice sentiment, but they do not portray the reality of many families whose members have experienced great rifts in their relationships with one another. Sometimes a family feud endures for decades. Someone offended someone else, and even though no one quite remembers what happened,

This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.

Existing Users Log In