There are times when family affairs disappoint you. On page 79 ‘Outside the Box’, there are four suggestions on how to handle disappointment. What do you think of each suggestion? If you do not have issues that are family related (include the wider family, adoptive family, guardian), consider other disappointments in your life with other people who are supposedly close to you.
1st suggestion: I would agree with this statement. However it might be risky in the sense that it might trigger disappointments. When your only happiness come from the person who hurt you. So, finding happiness is a double edge sword that you may stumble on what you hate.
2nd suggestion: I would agree on this however disapprove it of people using it. Hatred for someone is like a black hole. It sucks you in and won't let go. Unless you have a broad mind, you won't be able to escape it. Finding light in the dark is quite difficult and it may not outshine the darkness.
3rd suggestion: Venting the anger by taking a slow walk is good. However control is important here. If it accidentally "break" it would be harder to control than usual. Talking to a friend is my most discouraged. Firstly, you cannot control what your friends are going to say neither do your friends know whats troubling you. This makes it very easy for you to be agitated during the conversation. Moreover, there is a "punching bag" in front of you.
4th suggestion: This might just be the best of all three. By looking at the positive past, it creates a illusion that makes you laugh. However, it may just be as well as escaping the truth,