Not Your Difficult Family

Family life can be a harsh reality for some people. It’s where infighting can reach a fever pitch. Read about parental alienation, what makes a difficult family, and more. Cover Image: MonkeyBusiness/Shutterstock

Survive Your Difficult Family by Being Smart

By Eric R. Maisel Ph.D.

Eight skills for handling any family situation
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Parental Alienation and Its Repair

By Molly S. Castelloe Ph.D.

Recovering the parent-child love from a distorted reality.

Who Are the Troublesome People in Your Life?

By Lydia Denworth

A new study investigates the demanding side of family and friends.
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Is “Divorcing” a Toxic Parent the Best Strategy?

By David M. Allen M.D.

Unfortunately, we carry our parents around with us in our heads.