We’ll kick off a new webinar series this Tuesday May 12TH at 530PM PDT, 830 EST (2015) with a FREE WEBINAR: FIVE MOST COMMON MISTAKES OF ESTRANGED PARENTS. REGISTER HERE.

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Dr. Coleman on Today Show

A mother and son talk about estrangement from each of their perspectives. Dr. Coleman is then interviewed by Savannah Guthrie

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Sesame Street

Shifting Roles During the Economic Downturn

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When a Family Man Thinks Twice: A Divorced Dad // SF Chronicle

You get married. And at some point you don’t know if the marriage is going to work. And since it’s your first marriage, you feel discouraged and hopeless and start believing that your marriage looks nothing like the ones on TV or in US magazine. And you think how nice it would be to have a marriage like that, built on friendship, hiking, and an active sex life. Read More »

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Parents of Mentally Ill Children: “What If He Were Your Kid?”

Dr. Coleman was asked by to write a piece about the parents of Jared Loughner and other parents who have had similar kinds of struggles. Here it is:

What if he were your kid? You wouldn’t raise that kind of kid. You’d know the signs and get help. You’d have spotted it early on and gotten help for him right away. You would’ve seen the warnings and acted before it became the national tragedy that it did. Good parents don’t raise those kinds of kids.
But, what if you’re a good parent and you didn’t see the signs and you did raise that kind of kid, or at least some kid like that? Read More »

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Strangers at Our Table, SF Chronicle

Holiday gatherings are supposed to be a time to eat heartily and bask in the presence of our loved ones. So why do many of us leave the table feeling empty? Read More »

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Family Estrangements and Facebook

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Dr. Coleman was interviewed by journalist Catherine Saint Louis for an article on the ways that social media complicates estrangement. To read the article go here

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AARP: When Your Kid Divorces You

AARP The Stranger in Your Family

Dr. Coleman was interviewed in a recent AARP article by Meredith Maran on parental estrangement. To read the whole article go here: The Stranger in Your Family


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PBS Life Part 2: Cut Off from the Grandkids

PBS, Life Part 2: Boomer Grandparenting

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Charlie Gibson of Good Morning America interviews Dr. Coleman on Men, Housework, and Parenting

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