Is their support worth the emotional tax?
“After several unsuccessful attempts of trying to have your family on board and in support, it will likely cause a variety of negative emotions for you. At this point, it might be best to not discuss your plans with them any further,” says Hartwell. “It’s likely your family may ask about your dreams and it will be up to you to determine how you respond. Sometimes saying less and keeping it short is the best way to go.”