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Dr. James Dobson

Adult Children of Alcoholics - I

April 22, 2020

Researchers suggest that nearly 30 million Americans grew up with at least one alcoholic parent. On today’s classic Family Talk broadcast, Dr. Dobson talks with a panel of guests who open up about the ways in which alcoholism destroyed their home life. These anonymous speakers address the emotional problems they developed that they unwillingly carried into adulthood. 

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All across the country, doctors, nurses and hospital staff are sacrificing their time and jeopardizing their health to care for those infected by COVID-19. On this timely edition of Family Talk, Dr. Dobson continues his conversation via video chat, with Erik Axene, an ER doctor in Texas. Dr. Axene breaks down this pandemic’s mental and emotional toll on medical personnel. Listen to what the public can do to take care of themselves and combat this outbreak.
April 21, 2020
While most of society is practicing social distancing and working remotely, the medical community continues to tirelessly fight the Coronavirus outbreak. Today, on Family Talk, Dr. Erik Axene, an ER doctor in Texas, shares his perspective on this COVID-19 crisis. He joined Dr. Dobson by video call and discussed his taxing schedule and described the difficulty of being quarantined away from his family.
April 20, 2020
For Father’s Day 2019, Dr. Dobson was invited to speak at Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. Today on Family Talk, you will hear his conversation with his longtime friend, Pastor Ed Young. Dr. Dobson talked about the impact of his dad on his life, and illustrated why boys and girls desperately desire a meaningful relationship with their father. 
April 17, 2020
Should Christians be fearful of COVID-19, or use this crisis as an opportunity to advance God’s Kingdom? Today on this special Family Talk broadcast, Dr. Dobson continues his enlightening conversation with Pastor Greg Laurie and Barry Meguiar. They point out the rapid growth of online churches in the last few weeks, and urge believers to deepen their walk with Jesus during this time.
April 16, 2020
Psalm 46 reminds us that ‘God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.’ On this special Family Talk broadcast, Dr. Dobson connects with Pastor Greg Laurie and Barry Meguiar to discuss the crisis surrounding COVID-19. Discover how Christians should respond to this crisis and the ways we can continue encouraging others with the Gospel of Jesus.
April 15, 2020
Young boys were created with a desire to seek out a godly example of masculinity, which is why the father/son bond is so important. Today on Family Talk, Dr. Dobson continues to reflect on his significant relationship with his own dad. He walks through his early childhood years, and points out the ways his father sacrificed for their family. Hear how Dr. Dobson’s dad directly impacted his career and life.
April 14, 2020
Fathers play such a critical role in the lives of their children, especially their young boys. On this Family Talk broadcast, you’ll hear a speech Dr. Dobson gave which centered around the heartfelt memories of his father. He began by highlighting the importance of a masculine influence on a developing boy, and then expressed the most substantial lessons he learned from his dad.
April 13, 2020
Crucifixion may be the most horrific and sadistic form of capital punishment ever invented by the human mind. On this ‘Good Friday’ edition of Family Talk, you will hear a powerful article which describes the physical torture and death Jesus experienced from a medical perspective. Listen to the cruelties that He endured to pay the debt for our sin.
April 10, 2020
For couples struggling to have a baby, it can be upsetting to be around pregnant or expecting women. On this Family Talk broadcast, a panel of women continue sharing with Dr. Dobson their hardships with miscarriage and infertility. They explain how their dreams of creating baby announcements and holding a new life in their arms were often met with hopelessness. Discover how they found joy through their loss.
April 9, 2020
Studies have shown that a shocking 1 in 10 pregnancies result in miscarriage. Chances are you know someone that has experienced this devastating tragedy. Today on Family Talk, Dr. Dobson sits down with three women whose lives were forever changed by infertility or the death of an unborn child. They each share their difficult stories, and how they continued to trust God through their pain.
April 8, 2020
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About Family Talk

Family Talk is a Christian non-profit organization located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Founded in 2010 by Dr. James Dobson, the ministry promotes and teaches biblical principles that support marriage, family, and child-development. Since its inception, Family Talk has served millions of families with broadcasts, monthly newsletters, feature articles, videos, blogs, books and other resources available on demand via its website, mobile apps, and social media platforms.


The Dr. James Dobson Family Institute (JDFI) is a Christian non-profit organization located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Founded initially as Family Talk in 2010 by Dr. James Dobson, the ministry promotes and teaches biblical principles that support marriage, family, and child-development. Since its inception, Family Talk has served families with broadcasts, monthly newsletters, feature articles, videos, blogs, books, and other resources available on demand via its website, mobile apps, and social media platforms. In 2017, the ministry rebranded under JDFI to expand its four core ministry divisions consisting of Family Talk, the Dobson Policy and Education Centers, and the Dobson Digital Library.


Dr. Dobson's flagship program, "Family Talk," is aired on more than 1,300 terrestrial radio outlets and numerous digital channels that reach millions of people each month.

About Dr. James Dobson

Dr. James Dobson is the Founder and President of Family Talk, a nonprofit organization that produces his radio program, "Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk." He is the author of more than 30 books dedicated to the preservation of the family, including The New Dare to Discipline, Love for a Lifetime, Life on the Edge, Love Must Be Tough, The New Strong-Willed Child, When God Doesn't Make Sense, Bringing Up Boys, Marriage Under Fire, Bringing Up Girls, Head Over Heels and, most recently, Your Legacy: The Greatest Gift.


Dr. Dobson served as an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of Southern California School of Medicine for 14 years and on the attending staff of Children's Hospital of Los Angeles for 17 years. He has been active in governmental affairs and has advised five U.S. presidents on family matters. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California (1967) in the field of child development. He holds 17 honorary doctoral degrees, and was inducted in 2008 into The National Radio Hall of Fame. Dr. Dobson recently received the following awards: Winston Churchill Lifetime Achievement Award from the Faith & Freedom Coalition (2017), Daniel Award from AZ Christian University (2016), and the Defender of Life Award from the Justice Foundation (2015).


Dr. Dobson is married to Shirley and they have two grown children, Danae and Ryan, and two grandchildren. The Dobsons reside in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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