Talking Through Conflict: Communicating with Loved Ones Over the Holidays

Since the election, many of us are sitting with some extremely difficult feelings. For many of us (myself definitely included), the pain and fear of bigotry lies right at the surface. We’re afraid. We’re angry. And the unfolding horror may be the direct result of the way our family members voted. So how are we supposed to talk to one another? How are we supposed to gather and express our gratitude when that pain is so raw? I’ve always had a difficult time talking to family members about this pain, but I have made a commitment to myself to not...