Avoid Ultimatums

The best way to make sure nothing changes in conversations with aging parents is to give them an ultimatum. It’s good for about 10 seconds of “take charge” pride followed by the long tail of days wishing you had tried a different approach…

2 responses to “Avoid Ultimatums

  1. Elder need more love than ultimatums, they have right to know that they stand in a relationship and just demand only some precious time with loved one. Ultimatums stink, specially when elder is to be on the receiving end.

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