Shifting Roles During the Economic Downturn
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Dr. Coleman was invited to speak to the faculty and students on Dual-Career Couples at Harvard
Image via Wikipedia Dr. Coleman will be speaking to host Irene Bakchanyan on attitudes toward infidelity in the U.S. on Monday May 17.
1) Never go out on dates. 2) When you do go out on dates, talk about all of the problems that exist in your partner or your relationship. 3) Criticize your partner’s body. Men, you’ll find this especially effective if you’d like a bad sex life with your wife or girlfriend. 4) Bring up a [...]
One of the most important behaviors that you have to learn to be in a couple is the ability to soothe yourself when you get hurt or provoked. If you grew up in a family that was chaotic or where there was ongoing neglect or abuse, this will likely require more effort on your part [...]
Dear Dr. Coleman, Our 21 yr old just announced she is getting married in 5 months (not pregnant) to her 2 yr companion and addict boyfriend. We dislike him and his family-there is nothing positive to say about him. We have always had a good relationship with her (so I thought) until this guy came [...]
On Feb 10th, I was on Fem2.0 Blog Radio with host Ellen Galinsky and guest Lisa Belkin. Ellen Galinsky is President and Co-Founder of the Families and Work Institute and author of the forthcoming book, MINDS IN THE MAKING: The Seven Essential Skills Every Child Must Learn (HarperStudio). Lisa Belkin is a New York Times [...]
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Many parents worry about whether they’re hurting their kids by fighting in front of them. Join Dr. Coleman on View from the Bay as he discusses the Do’s and Don’ts!
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NPR: Diane Rehm: Estranged Parents: Interview with Dr. Coleman on his book WHEN PARENTS HURT: Compassionate Strategies When You and Your Grown Child Don’t Get Along
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Lack of communication and not spending time are two ways to thoroughly damage an otherwise healthy relationship.