When we see a pattern of negative behavior play out through the generations, we may say that there exists a “generational curse”. Mental illness, addiction, zealotry, poverty, suicide, low self-esteem… Is it Karma or Destiny? Can anything be done to cure the “curse”? Watching the repetition of generational pathologies can be upsetting, depressing, and fill one with a sense of deep hopelessness. How can we overcome?