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PBS Life Part 2: Cut Off from the Grandkids

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Boomer Grandparenting on PBS: Life Part 2

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Sex Addiction: Is it For Real?

There was a good article recently in The New York Times titled, “When is It Sex Addiction?” The article featured 3 experts weighing in on what distinguishes sexual addiction from simple opportunistic behavior. Personally, I’m a little bored by politicians and celebrities hiding behind the language of disease processes to defend their actions. In the […]

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Survivor Guilt: Common reason for self-sabotage

Many people wonder why they sometimes do the exact behavior that is the most hurtful to them:  sabotage relationships, not going after what they want, staying confused about where they are with their money. A common reason is feeling guilty about having a better life than the people that you grew up with. If you […]

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Advice for Couples: Self-Soothing

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 […]

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Talking with Kids About Infidelity

What do you tell your kids when they find out that one of their parents has had an affair? How does the discover of an affair affect a child? Can families ever recover? Listen to the recording of Dr. Coleman and psychotherapist Susan Berger, MFT on Childhood Matters Radio with host Rona Renner KISS 98.1FM […]

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When Mom Earns More than Dad

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NPR Talk of the Nation: How women’s increased economic and educational power are changing marriage.

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On Point: Tom Ashbrook Interviews Dr. Coleman and NYU Sociologist Kathleen Gerson

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NPR: Tom Ashbrook interviews Dr Coleman and Kathleen Gerson on “Women Bringing Home the Bacon”

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When Parents Hurt: Parental Alienation: View from the Bay

View from the Bay Co-hosts Janelle Wang and Spencer Christian interview Dr Joshua Coleman on the topic of parents who have been either cut off or alienated from their grown children

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San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group

I’ll be speaking at the International Conference of the San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group on March 3. My topic is Solving Conflicts Between Parents and Adult Children.

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Dr. Coleman on SESAME STREET Families Stand Together: Feeling Secure in Tough Times

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