Gniewosz Flak
Gniewosz Flak voted up Didge Doo's answer

I don't got no older relatives. *sob* I yam the older relative.

Your question doesn't come up at our place. If somebody is visiting the TV stays turned off. And NOBODY controls what we do at our place except those of us who live there. When they lived at home, that included the kids -- … Read more

Gniewosz Flak
Gniewosz Flak voted up Bikergirl Anonymous' answer

If you have a lingering house guest... And want to keep the peace. Then treat it like any family dynamic that shares accommodations. 

Try to appease where you can.  Go as far as to make a schedule of favorite shows to watch... You will each have an allotted time allowed to watch what YOU want to … Read more