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No, we don’t put the responsibility on her to make decisions for the whole family, but she has two brothers who always dominate and we don’t want her to feel like she always has to do what they want to do. We want her to know that her opinion is just as valid as theirs and even more so when it’s just regarding what she wants to do without them! We’ve tried asking open-ended and yes-or-no questions, but get the same “I don’t know” response, followed by a big sigh. It’s like making any sort of decision is just too stressful for her. It may indeed be stressful for her, so maybe we’ll have to give your suggestion a try until she matures a little more. That’s hard because I don’t like being responsible for all of someone else’s choices either! But we do what we have to do. 🙂 Thank you.