Individuals who make-up a family are all unique and have different thoughts and opinions regarding certain situations and subjects. Where the family extends to include relatives, there is bound to be more disagreements from time to time.
Conflict is a sign of a natural and healthy progression in any relationship. According to psychologist, a certain threshold of family conflict is healthy compared to a situation where there is no conflict at all.
Experts estimate 70% of us have a difficult or frustrating relative somewhere in our family tree. Regardless if the relative is an immediate family member, a demanding step-parent, or even an in-law, the impact these relatives have on the family can be stressful and at times destructive.