Tag Archives: divorce

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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TODAY SHOW: When Parents Hurt

Dr. Coleman was on the Today Show July 6th, talking about parental estrangement. Click here to view the segment.

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Webinar Recordings for Couples and Parents of Young Children

I am currently offering recordings and transcripts of my webinars for couples and parents of young children. Below is the list of topics. If you’d like to order scroll to the bottom of this post. 1) Is My Marriage or Relationship Hurting My Children? 2) Five Steps to Fighting Fair: Learning How to Manage Marital […]

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I Can Not Stand My Stepchildren!

Dear Dr. Coleman, What do you do when you don’t like the kids of the man you married? I married a great guy 3 years ago, love of my life, but his kids drive me up the wall. They’re disrespectful to him (not to me yet, but I’m sure that’s coming), demanding, and spoiled. Worse, […]

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Telling the Children That You Are Going to Divorce

Dear Dr. Coleman, I recently saw your appearance on ABC-TV where you stated that it is important for both parents, no matter what the circumstances leading to deciding to divorce, to tell the children it is a mutual decision. I can understand your reason for this yet I have this question. For me, choosing to […]

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Fighting in Front of the Children

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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Diane Rehm Show: Estranged Parents

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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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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Council on Contemporary Families Conference

I’ll be speaking at the Council on Contemporary Families spring conference at Augustana College on Friday and Saturday April 16th, 2010 on the topic : Stay or Go For the Sake of the Kids

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What if I think I married the wrong person?

With our divorce-happy culture, it is easy to give in to the belief that you have married the wrong person. Do not rush into a separation. Instead, go to personal counseling, go to couples counseling. Make an effort to save your marriage.

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    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  

    Dual-Career Couples: Dr. Coleman Seminar at Harvard

    Dr. Coleman was invited to speak to the faculty and students on Dual-Career Couples at Harvard

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