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Subject:  Re: helping out family Date:  9/13/2000  8:31 PM
Author:  sam4d Number:  44203 of 312033

Is it financial: how do you help your sister and BIL step back from bankruptcy? Or is it protection: how do you make sure that your BIL changes so that your sister does not have to suffer the consequences of his behavior? Given your ideas, I suspect the real goal is the latter.
I suspect yet another motive. I think that you won't feel good about yourself unless you do something subtantial to help out. If that is the case you must do what you must do but remember that the most loving thing that we can do, sometimes, is to allow someone to fail. Without failure there can be no success.
Sam


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