im 30 years old & i hav a brother that has been n prison 4 2years now. he has 2 years 2 go. he was charged with robbery. but he has been in & out of system since he was a small child. he didnt hav a very good childhood, i just wish things would hav changed 4 him when he became an adult. our mom makes excuses for him all the time so he has ever had 2 stand on his own 2 feet. i hav tried 2 b there 4 him but he has burnd alot of bridges with the family. dont get me i lov my little brother but i hav a hard time trustin him. my question is how can i hav a relationship with him & not get hurt?
WOW! That's a tough one. I am so sorry that things have not gotten any better for your brother. As for you having a relationship with him and not getting hurt, let's just say it will take alot of therapy. I am sure that he also is having trouble trusting anyone and has much anger. I'm no expert or anything, but having a relationship with him will take time. I mentioned therapy because in order to really bring a family together after someone has been incarcerated, can really help with the relationship process. Best of luck.
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