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Family Arguments

7 Steps For Mending A Family Feud

Posted 03.10.2015 | Dr. Phil

Is there a rift in your family that is ripping your loved ones apart? Whether the incident happened decades ago or just last week, do you really want ...

Are Family Fights Good For Kids?

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 11.30.2014 | Science

There's nothing fun about a nasty family argument, especially when everyone has gathered for Thanksgiving or some other festive event. And research ha...

A Big Helping of Thanksgiving Politics for All

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If, this week, you get tired of those yapping political idiots who happen to share your familial bloodline, please remember that arguing about politics isn't some sort of distraction from the holiday, but it has been part of the holiday since our country was born.

Family Outing

Marilyn Beker | Posted 07.08.2013 | Comedy
Marilyn Beker

I've been outed as a fat girl. My own sister -- a size-four fashion maven -- called me "plus-sized" in an interview she gave to an international media outlet. So now a world of strangers thinks of me as a roller ball to her Sharpie.

The Hazards of Duking It Out: Why You Can't Fight In Front Of The Kids

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 10.09.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Raised voices and uncontrollable tears happen -- we're all human, and raising kids is never easy. But calm discussions, by contrast, teach kids that disagreements needn't be drama-filled.

Get the Most Bang Out of Your College Buck

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 10.15.2011 | College
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Is there any way that there can be a meeting of the minds between parents and college-bound children that won't suck the thrills and excitement out of this rite (vs. right) of passage as children go to college?

How To Stop Arguing With Your Loved Ones

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

It probably will take practice to give a different meaning to someone else's behavior, but when you do, arguments will become a thing of the past.