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My personal view: First: I try my hardest to be nice to her but she just refuses to co-operate with me. I do nice things for her sometimes, suggest stuff to do, go and try and spend time with her Why are you doing this? I mean, I do also have a younger sister (also 4 years younger). But I did not try my hardest to be nice to her (when I was at ...


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Dealing with a sibling is tough, especially if you've got a long-established tradition of fighting. It's easy to interact poorly because you've been doing it your whole lives. Keep calm. It's hard to yell at somebody who doesn't yell back. It's hard to yell at somebody who puts up their hands and says, "You know what, I'm sorry. I didn't mean for this to ...


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I seem to remember a quote from The Art Of War (Sun Tzu) that went something like, "The only way to win against an enemy you cannot defeat is to deny them battle." That's from an old memory, so I ask the Sun Tzu faithful to grant me leeway in paraphrasing the quote. If you can't win, then don't fight, don't even start fighting. Recognize those situations ...


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Perhaps you could let one or the other (of the three) get to be the decider, by turns. Do you do some table games that involve trading and negotiating? I wonder if they can do it in that context? Sometimes it helps to walk out of the room, saying, When you've come to a negotiated agreement, come and get me. It can be helpful to leave them on their own to ...



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