Author Archives: Dr. Joshua Coleman


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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 […]

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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 […]

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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?

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Family Estrangements and Facebook


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


Boomer Grandparenting on PBS: Life Part 2

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

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

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