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Help! I Want to Support My Sister, But She Thinks I’m Bossy

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Struggling to help your sibling without seeming bossy? In ‘Life Quakes’, a viewer writes in, frustrated that their younger siblings are making reckless choices. They want to guide them, but their advice is only pushing them away. Hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest therapist Joann ‘JoJo’ Venant gives advices on how supportive without damaging the relationship.

Be a safe haven

When things go wrong, you want them to feel comfortable coming to you for a listening ear and support.

Ask before giving advice

“Hey, do you want my opinion on this?” shows you respect their independence.

Watch for the signs

Are they changing the subject, ignoring your texts, or avoiding you altogether? Time to pull back.

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At the heart of MHTN - America's pioneering 24/7 Mental Health TV Network - is our editorial team, a dynamic group of professionals united by a shared commitment to transforming the conversation around mental health. Our team is composed of seasoned journalists, mental health experts, researchers, and storytellers, each bringing a wealth of experience and a passion for advocacy.

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