KERA's Think
KERA's Think
Mar 8, 2021
Why People Break Up With Their Parents
Play • 27 min

Families used to split up over inheritance and duty – and today the reasons also include boundaries, personal growth and happiness. Joshua Coleman is a psychologist and senior fellow at the Council on Contemporary Families, and he joins host Krys Boyd to talk about why parent-child bonds are easily severed in a modern family setting. His article “A Shift in American Family Values Is Fueling Estrangement” was published in The Atlantic.

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