My Daughter Won't Let Me Help Her With Her Breakup

Helping your daughter get over a breakup

My Therapist Mother Treats Me Like A Patient

How To Survive A Therapist Parent

11 Ways to Deal With a Critical Mother

What to do about a critical mother

I Lost My Step-Family and I'm Distressed

Reader: My dad and stepmother split up and I miss my stepbrother.

I Think My Mother Is Paranoid

How to cope with an angry mother.

10 Tips: When You Don't Like Your Teen's Friends

What To Do When You Don't Like Your Child's Friends

I Want to Get Along with My Stepmother

What To Do About Tricky Step-family Dynamics

How Do I Motivate My Teenage Son?

How to motivate your teen

The 10 Most Frequent Mistakes Therapists Make

How to recognize therapy moments gone awry.

10 Ways To Be A Wonderful Grandparent

There are many ways to be an effective grandparent.

I Am Done With My Mother

How to deal with ambivalence toward parents

My Family Is a Mess and I Want to Kill Myself

How to handle stress and suicidal feelings

20 Ways to Be a Jewish Mother

There are many reasons why you may want to be one.

20 Reasons Why Your Teens Get Mad at You

Here is what your teens are thinking: big secrets revealed.

I'm a Teenager and I Hate My Behavior

What to do about inexplicable rage towards parents

Psychotherapy As A Series Of Invitations

How To Think About What Goes On In The Therapy Office

5 Ways to Be a Better Friend

How to be a confidante

Breaking Up With My High School Girlfriend Before College

Should you continue or end the relationship?

Of Sibling Rivalry, Stepfamilies and Bullying

What to do about sibling rivalry and stepfamilies

The Problem With Stepfamilies

What to do about a tenuous relationship with a stepmother?

I'm Attracted to the Wrong Person

What To Do If You Are Attracted To Your Mother

My Husband Is an Ineffective Father

"I can't take it anymore. I want to walk away."

I'm Torn Between 2 Men

"I need help on deciding which guy to date."

How Shall I Handle a Possibly False Narrative of My Life?

What to do when you don't trust your mother's narrative of your life.

My Mother Thinks I Want to Have Sex With Her Boyfriend

What to do when your mother sees you as a rival.

When Home Is Not Where The Heart Is

What To Do When You Feel Disliked At Home

I Lied To My Mother

How To Repair A Relationship With Your Mother

My College Daughter Hates Me

What to do when your college child distances herself.

I Want To Leave My Husband And Kids

What To Do About Your Family When You Want To Leave Home