Family problems can manifest in the healthiest of families, resulting in challenging, frustrating, and painful interactions among family members. From little irritations to buried resentments, from dramatic arguments to feelings of guilt, disappointment, and anger we did not even know we had, our families often bring up the most intense emotions we experience, for better or worse.
Changes to the family group structure can lead to uncertainty and misunderstandings especially in relation to the unspoken rules. This confusion could involve changes such as the inclusion of step-siblings, children becoming adults or one parent becoming unemployed. Families may seek counselling to help deal with: