They say it’s the most wonderful time of the year. However, family conflicts can often dull the spirit of joy and happiness that we tend to associate with Christmastime. While it’s true that, for many families, Christmas is a celebration full of happiness and harmony, for others, it can be fraught with difficulties. This prompts us to ask the question, do family conflicts increase or decrease at Christmastime? Well, there’s no definitive answer, since it depends, a great deal, on the communication style of the family concerned. Indeed, misunderstandings and disputes exist in all contexts, including the family one….