The 2018 family therapist convention made it clear that solving family issues is not going to work when one or two of the members don’t cooperate. Everything that happens between each member of the unit is connected to each one of them. No person or experts can suggest a solution without taking into considerations all the sides of the story. But even if one managed to gather all the information needed, when he or she is not aware of the typical family relationship problems in a household, the effort is going to be useless. With that, let’s try to understand these common family issues.
Difference In Opinion – One thing you can never control in the family is the difference in opinions. Each member has a lot to say when there’s an important discussion in the unit. Yes, some may agree, and others may not. But that’s part of the family’s growth. However, there are instances that differences in opinion escalate into a complicated issue that somehow results in emotional and mental exhaustion.
Financial Problems – Yes, the number one cause of the family issue is a financial problem. People often underestimate the influence of money in terms of the relationship. They somehow ignore its ability to tear even the strongest connection that a family has. The financial problem, whether small or big, can cause a series of conflicts that can generate dependence, trust, and loyalty issues.
All Sorts Of Addiction – Any addiction ruins a family relationship. It brings nothing good at any sense. Addiction only causes a psychological, physical, and emotional dilemma. And in worse cases, it creates a huge gap from the members of the family because it sometimes leads to abuse and self-harm. Addiction is a family issue often ignored when it shouldn’t be.
If there’s a chance that you experience some of these issues in your family, do not hesitate to seek professional help.