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Psychology Today on “Fault Lines” and Family Estrangement

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An article on Psychology Today sums up the approach and contribution of my book, Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them, beautifully. It's a pleasure to share the work of writer Sheri Hall. A new book – Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them — by Cornell sociologist Karl Pillemer takes a deep dive into why...

The Daily Mail’s excerpt from Fault Lines (“a life-changing new book”)

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I'd like to share with you a wonderfully adapted excerpt from my book, Fault Lines: Fractured Families and How to Mend Them, published this weekend in the Daily Mail. It gives a good sense of what you will find in the book. The Daily Mail calls it "a life-changing new book." As ever, your comments are...

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...