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Episode 271 is now live.

In this insightful episode, we dive into one of the most challenging and nuanced aspects of family dynamics: loving your elderly toxic parents while maintaining healthy boundaries. Many of us struggle with the complex emotions that arise from dealing with toxic behaviors in those who raised us, especially as they age and become more dependent.

Join us as we explore practical strategies and compassionate approaches to navigate this delicate balance. We’ll discuss: 

  • Admitting and discussing what’s happening

  • Set boundaries

  • Enforce those boundaries

  • Prepare to feel guilty and experience loneliness

  • Expect it to be hard

  • Remembering you can do this

Whether you’re currently dealing with these issues or preparing for the future, this episode offers valuable insights and tools to help you foster a healthier and more balanced relationship with your elderly parents. Tune in and learn how to care for them without losing yourself.

**Note:** This episode is designed to provide general advice and support. If you are experiencing severe emotional distress or abusive behavior, please seek professional help

 

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