Oct. 19, 2022

Can Grandparents be Toxic? (Bonus Episode)

Can Grandparents be Toxic? (Bonus Episode)

In this bonus episode, we are discussing a controversial topic - toxic grandparents.  

✅ Toxicity in a family doesn’t leave anyone out regardless of a person's title or role in your life, and this can include grandparents.

✅  As a culture, we place importance on having an extended family, with grandparents being a big part of that. When grandparents are healthy, this makes sense. When grandparents are abusive, it does not make sense.

✅ When you cut off from your parents this will often 

include protecting your children from the negative influence of their grandparents.

✅ Not all grandparents are created equal and too often grandparents are perceived as harmless elderly folks who love to spoil their grandkids.

✅ How To’s and Boundaries to Set

NOTE: If you are on the other side of this issue, please listen to Episode 19 on Toxic Adult Children. 

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If you want to go deeper on the topic of toxic grandparents, I cover it in more detail in these books:

  • But It’s Your Family…: Cutting Ties with Toxic Family Members and Loving Yourself in the Aftermath - https://amzn.to/3tuNQEn 
  • Adult Survivors of Toxic Family Members: Tools to Maintain Boundaries, Deal with Criticism, and Heal from Shame After Ties Have Been Cut on Amazon. Get it here:  https://amzn.to/3L3sMuA 

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