LPT: Don’t let people guilt you for not visiting them. They’re not visiting you either.

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keepthetips

This happens to me and my husband ALL the time with his elderly parents. Yes – ,they are taken care of and safe. But they want us to drive 75 miles one way to see them like, every weekend ! I think it’s a generational thing. Elders were always visited. They feel almost entitled to it. They never drive to see us. But we only see them about once a month- about as much as I can take. Lol

valkyria1111

But I don’t want them to visit me either lol

KutenKulta

Yeah, my dad was like this. He was always making me go out of my way to visit. It’s not my fault he didn’t make parole again.

ds1617

Visiting and/or calling Making contact is general in my opinion. I have young kids and that’s why I *think* people don’t call me. So I make the effort to call them. But it’s getting old being a one way street to maintain relationships.

cgs626