A family business can have its advantages and pit falls. Dealing with family every day can be a challenge even for the best manager. Familiarity breads contempt. That is a true statement. We will give much more courtesy to a stranger that family. this being true make for difficult managing in a family business. If you can, I would do my best to separate from the family business and strike out on your own. Family is good for almost everything but business. Just try to be civil and bite your tongue as needed and you can survive that family business. HuffPo interview of Luke Weil is a good example of family business done right.