Think back about …

Family Feud

Our families may not look like the Hatfield and McCoy clans, but family feuds are still common in our lives. As families gathered this week for Thanksgiving dinner, political disagreements or other interpersonal problems may have risen to the surface. Think back … What feuds do you remember in your own or someone else’s family? How did they start? Were they ever resolved? Share your Family Feud stories forward.

Stories on This Week's Writing Prompt

No Matter What
by
My family has not had any feuds that I know of, although there have been estrangements, which seem like two different things.
Around the World in 80 Days
I seldom saw my parents feuding,  but there was one issue they couldn’t agree on.  When my mother retired after years of [...]
A friendly feud
Nearly every winter, it seems, my wife and I engage in a friendly feud about how many pets are enough.
Pillow Fight
Of course, the feud’s origin dated back decades before the pillow incident.
Passed Down Feud
My maternal grandmother, Belle Perlis (Anglicized from Potocksy) Stein, was the oldest of nine siblings, all of whom came to [...]
Thanks, But No Thanks(giving)
There are many quotations that say, in effect, that there are no truly “functional” families; rather, each family [...]

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Club 50
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Think back about …

Family Feud

Our families may not look like the Hatfield and McCoy clans, but family feuds are still common in our lives. As families gathered this week for Thanksgiving dinner, political disagreements or other interpersonal problems may have risen to the surface. Think back … What feuds do you remember in your own or someone else’s family? How did they start? Were they ever resolved? Share your Family Feud stories forward.

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