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by Abigail Van Buren

Parent Is Tempted to Intervene in Adult Children's Feud

DEAR ABBY: There is conflict between two of my four adult children. They no longer speak to one another over some silly, childish issues. Should I, as the parent, interfere and try to resolve these issues? -- PEACEMAKER IN PHILADELPHIA

DEAR PEACEMAKER: Resist the urge to "interfere." Your desire to patch things up is understandable, but because your children are adults, it should be up to them to resolve their differences without your intervention.

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