We know what happens when a child throws a temper tantrum, but what to do when an elder throws one?
Recently I had to tell Gram “no” on several things, thanks to the economy. One would think that she being a child of the depression, that this wouldn’t be anything new.
I tell her that I haven’t forgotten, but I would like to get paid so that I can get the things for her. After all, she’s gotten so many things for me.
There was one time she nearly cried because I brought up a sensitive topic. The best thing I could do was to table it, which is the strategy I am using for most requests unless it absolutely essential like food, and shelter.
How do you handle it when you and your elder have a disagreement?