You are the change agent. You have the power, in whatever situation you are in, to change yourself. You can change the way your environment has impacted you. You can change emotional ailments. Who you are is always changing and you have the power to mold the change.
It is difficult living with others whose decisions impact your emotional health. You have no power to make decisions for others, but who you allow yourself to be can change every point of interaction that you have with them. It is these changes that bring about relational easement.