Fighting with our siblings is somehow part of growing up but some sibling relationships are worse when there's so much silent treatment. You know there's tension yet you have to act civil towards each other. And it just happened that no one can open up about their thoughts because it'll only get awkward. I was put into a situation where I have to treat my brother better after he got admitted to the hospital. Despite our poor bond, I had to be responsible so I admit that my behavior towards him became better when he was in the hospital. Eventually, our communication improved and so does our relationship.