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Family Dysfunction

Filmmaker Gayle Kirschenbaum: Reconciling with Mother

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.31.2016 | Women
Marcia G. Yerman

Negative mother and daughter relationships are more frequent than may be imagined. Feeling defined by a mother's pejorative observations and pronounce...

The Trickling Down of Washington Discord: Family Life Deeply Affected

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

The majority of Americans are disgusted and discouraged by dangerous stalemates throughout Washington power institutions, within and with each other. ...

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.

Parents Are Stealing Their Children's Credit

Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

As if the young didn't have enough privacy issues to worry about. Good Morning America reports an alarming new trend of desperate parents stealing ...

Who Killed Mom's Cat? A Mystery About Aging Parents

Francine Russo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francine Russo

When it's your widowed mom who's getting frail, facing yet another loss and soon to face her end, it's all too easy to be swept up in operatic emotions.