Friends You Choose, Dysfunctional Family Member You Inherit

my emotional well being is more important than putting up with any family member who you are totally incompatible with.  My sister drains me emotionally, she is a taker and when we are both going through disagreements(mainly about my Mother)..we make a poisonous combination...I now realize I cannot become close to this sister. I will stay of of the daily living of the household and just,  take my Mother out, or visit with her now and then....UNFORTUNATELY  MY SISTER is always there....The 'SERENITY PRAYER ' are the words I have to keep saying when I think of this situation which I have not really become used to. 
csan csan
61-65, F
Jul 9, 2007