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          What Parents Fighting Looks Like Through Their Child’s Eyes

          When you fight in front of your children, they are forever changed...and you can be sure it's not for the better.

          How to Keep Elderly Loved Ones Safe

          In the United States, an elderly person is abused an average of once every five seconds. Whether at home or in a care facility, it is important to make sure your elderly loved ones are safe and protected.

          Before Separating from an Abusive Partner and Seeking Custody

          Civil and family attorney Areva Martin and the National Network to End Domestic Violence recommend the following tips for improving your chances of gaining custody after leaving an abusive relationship.

          Warning Signs of Future Mother-in-Law Problems

          In a recent poll, one quarter of divorced couples report that in-laws are “somewhat� responsible for their marriages ending, and the mothers-in-law get most of the blame. If you want to know ahead of time if you’ll have in-law issues, read Dr. Phil’s warning signs.

          Warning Signs of an Abusive Relationship

          Are you or someone you love in an unhealthy relationship? Dr. Frank Lawlis, Chairman of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board, says there are warning signs to look out for.

          Getting Back Together

          Are you in a rollercoaster relationship that is on again, off again, on again? Perhaps you divorced too soon and are now contemplating a recommitment to that same person? Dr. Phil implores his guests to do the necessary work to fix what was broken in their relationship before they head down the aisle a second time.

          Tips for Finding a Lost Friend or Relative

          Troy Dunn is a professional people finder who helps find missing parents, siblings and long-lost friends. He shares his top tips for conducting a search of your own.

          Internet Safety Resources

          The Internet is a playground for sexual predators. Learn how to protect your children with these Internet safety resources.

          Sibling Rivalry Quiz

          Do you have a distant relationship with your sibling? Did you used to be close, but over time you've gone your separate ways? Is this relationship causing stress in your life? Take this quiz to find out how much your sibling rivalry could be affecting all areas of your life.

          What Impression Do You Make?

          Are you aware of other people’s perceptions of you? Do you know what they may be saying when you walk away?

          Is Racism Part of Your Life?

          Is your circle of friends, family and coworkers as diverse as you think? Are stereotypes an active part in how you view other races? Take these tests to recognize whether racism, prejudice and ignorance play a part in your life.

          The Role of the Man in the Family

          Being successful as a husband and father goes much deeper than just being a good provider.

          Keeping the Peace in Your Extended Family

          Dr. Phil has advice for creating boundaries in your extended family and keeping the peace.

          Making Family Resolutions

          It's time to make a resolution to your family, and Dr. Phil gives you the tools to make it happen.

          Getting Over Sibling Rivalry

          If you think that sibling rivalry is just for kids, think again! Dr. Phil has advice for adults who want to get over the past and reconnect with their loved ones.

          Identify Your Parenting Style

          Dr. Phil offers the following test to help you identify your parenting style.

          How to Talk to Your Daughter about Sex

          Dr. Phil offers advice on how to have the "big talk" with your daughter.

          Bibliographical Resources

          Dr. Phil offers the following resources on spanking and parenting.

          The Five Factors for a Phenomenal Family

          You can create the family you've always dreamed about.

          The New Stepfamily

          The transition into a blended family can be a difficult one. Dr. Phil offers advice on the roles, rights, responsibilities and expectancies that each family member carries.

          Dating After Divorce

          What single parents need to know about how dating again can affect their children.

          Improving Your Relationship with Your Father

          Dr. Phil talks to women who say that problems with their dads have affected their lives.

          Life Law #8: We Teach People How to Treat Us

          Own, rather than complain about, how people treat you. Renegotiate your relationships.

          Breaking the Cycle of a Family Freeloader

          Dr. Phil has advice for those dealing with family freeloaders.

          Is It OK To Have An Only Child?

          Dr. Phil gives his thoughts about whether it's selfish to have an only child.

          Negotiating for More Children

          Disagree with your spouse over whether you should have another child?

          Family In Conflict Over an Interracial Relationship?

          Whether you are the person involved in the relationship, or the family member who opposes it, Dr. Phil has advice.

          Sex When the Kids Are Around

          "Claire" wants to know if it's OK to have sex with her boyfriend when her teenagers are home. Dr. Phil tells it straight.

          Advice For Miserable Millionaires

          Miserable millionaires turn to Dr. Phil for help. What can you do when money brings out the worst in people?

          Making the Holidays More Enjoyable

          Christmas doesn't have to be a time of stress! Find out how to add a little sanity to your holidays.

          How to Deal With Your Mooching Child

          Struggling with a freeloading child that can't seem to stand on their own two feet? Dr. Phil has advice.

          Making Peace with Your Past: Choosing Forgiveness

          Forgiveness, according to Dr. Phil, is what you do for yourself, not for other people.

          Stuck In a Time Warp

          How can Tiffany get her mom to change her out-of-date look for her upcoming wedding? (Out of date, in this case, is the same hairstyle for 28 years!)

          Open Up to Your Family

          Do you find it difficult to say "I love you" to your spouse or children? Do you hide your feelings and emotions because you think they make you appear weak?

          5 Tips to Achieve Harmony in Your Blended Family

          A blended family is often a difficult balancing act between the new spouse, the new stepchildren, and your own kids.

          Advice for In-Laws

          Is there tension between you and your new son or daughter-in-law? Are family events not what they once were? Dr. Phil has some questions for you to ask yourself.

          Managing Your In-Laws

          If you plan on sticking with your spouse, then you're also stuck with your in-laws, so you might as well learn how to cope with them.

          What Role Should a Stepparent Play?

          Being a stepparent is one of the most difficult roles any adult will ever assume. Agree on some very basic definitions of that role, and be alert to sensitivities associated with it.

          What Kind of Role Model Are You?

          Through your actions, your words, your behavior and your love, you can direct your children toward where you want them to go. What are you modeling?

          Your Parenting Style

          Dr. Phil offers the following chart and advice on meshing your parenting style with your child's personality.

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