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National Public Radio Offers Insights on Family Estrangement and Reconciliation

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The holidays are a time when people think about families. It's also a season where expectations are often unreasonably high. Indeed, most of us carry around unrealistic expectations regarding family life during the holidays. I know, because in that department, I am guilty as charged. I want each family event to be the “best ever,” and I can...

Great Conversation on NPR’s The Takeaway with Tanzina Vega

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I'm very grateful to have been invited to talk with host Tanzina Vega of the nationally-syndicated NPR show "The Takeaway." Tanzina had very insightful questions on estrangement. We talked about my book Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them. Topics included the very high rates of estrangement in the United States and how people can...

The New York Times’ Jane Brody Features “Fault Lines!”

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Many thanks to the wonderful NYT columnist Jane Brody for such clear coverage of the findings of my work on family estrangement, and my book Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend...