Real family solutions with Dr. Stephen Treat


Fewer people are getting married, the divorce rate remains just below 50% which means there are more stepfamilies, sometimes 3 stepfamilies in one marriage! Gay marriage will soon become commonplace, baby boomers are living longer and adult children are leaving the nest later and later. So what is the typical modern family? Who does it consist of, and what do they deal with? Of course, being a family in America comes with the classic issues, sometimes inserted into different scenarios: managing stepfamilies, parenting adult children, dealing with aging parents, trauma, infidelity, and online affairs (and what they even consist of) to mention a few. Joining Dr. Gottlieb to talk about the complex landscape of today’s families and the issues they encounter is senior therapist and CEO Emeritus of Council For Relationships, Dr. Stephen Treat.

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