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Coping With a Controlling Elderly Parent

Sometimes the dynamics between caregiver and care-receiving parents are just a continuation of the family dynamics from the past -- dynamics that were always there – a child trying to please a parent who can't be pleased. The controlling behavior is abusive and likely handed down from generation to generation. This behavior is so entrenched in the family that it seems only therapy could change anything and family therapy is not likely to happen at this late date.

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