As a parent, there are steps you can take to help your children end the fighting and build a positive relationship. Create opportunities for your adult children to communicate in a healthy and appropriate manner. If possible, schedule a monthly family meeting during which your children can talk out disagreements.What should you not do when your children are fighting?
Avoid taking sides when your children are fighting. Even if one of your children is clearly wrong, siding with the other person will only lead to defensiveness and even more resentment. Avoid being drawn into their problems or into listening to their complaints about each other.How to deal with adult children?
Stay confident: adult children tend to bring down confidence levels with their actions. Stand firm when dealing with them. Don’t go it alone: seek professional help when dealing with your adult children.What do siblings fight about?
"One of the most precious resources that siblings fight about is their parents' love and approval. If parents show favoritism toward a child, they can harm and even destroy sibling relationships," says Jeremy Boyle, a research associate at Brigham Young University. Avoid taking sides when your children are fighting.