When should you give up on members of your family?

I have made years of effort with my father and step mother, always the one suggesting things to do, being in their company, etc. The only affection i have received is in the form of money, which feels more of a bribe of guilt to keep me happy. or mere attempts of affection, and promises of making more of an... show more I have made years of effort with my father and step mother, always the one suggesting things to do, being in their company, etc.

The only affection i have received is in the form of money, which feels more of a bribe of guilt to keep me happy.
or mere attempts of affection, and promises of making more of an effort,

I bring up what has been promised, or suggested only to be told “of course, we will soon” and then nothing,

I’m 34 so i think personally i have let it slide for far too long, and just wanted clarity on what i already believe.
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