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Sometimes family problems are simply not curable.

Note that I didn't say "cured."

My point is that the only thing one can control in such situations is one's own reactions. I have a friend who's 57 and constantly complains about his father, who's been dead 10 years. It's beyond me how hanging onto this is making my friend's life better. Yeah, the old man was an SOB. But at this stage of the game, if it ruins your life it's your fault, not his.

None of this will stop your legal heirs from circling like vultures when you're gone. It will, however, get you past your anxiety about the family by making sure that your legal papers will be sufficient to send them back to their nests hungry.

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