Nick Carter wished his brother Aaron Carter a happy birthday recently despite the angry distance between them in the wake of their Twitter feud. When we are incensed and upset with a sibling’s behavior, it’s often difficult to reach out to them without lashing out, or being concerned the other won’t accept your gesture. So often keeping a distance can become the easier choice. On special occasions such as holidays and birthdays, the disconnect can be felt deeply since those typically are times people naturally think of family, and look to acknowledge and celebrate with each other. It seems Nick wanted to at least let his brother know he loved him no matter what, and was thinking about him on his birthday. While Aaron may have been initially disappointed that it wasn’t a big enough effort on Nick’s part, nonetheless, it was an overture, which is more than none at all.
Read the entire article in Psychology Today, The Huffington Post, and Cupid’s Pulse.