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The Entitlement Cure: Finding Success in Doing Hard Things the Right Way

April 6, 2016
It’s not fair. It’s not my fault. This is too hard. You should do that for me. Chances are you know someone who relies on these types of excuses. The entitlement disease is rampant in our culture, but Dr. John Townsend shows us the antidote. On today's edition of Family Talk, he discusses his new book with former cohost Ryan Dobson and explains why taking “the hard way” is The Entitlement Cure. Here his challenging message today on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.

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Oftentimes, parents of children affected by special needs have a unique joy and perspective that many other parents never find. On today's edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson will interview Emily Colson along with her dad, the late Chuck Colson, about Emilie’s son Max who is affected by autism. That’s today on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.
April 5, 2016
Oftentimes, parents of children affected by special needs have a unique joy and perspective that many other parents never find. On today's edition of Family Talk, Dr. James Dobson will interview Emily Colson along with her dad, the late Chuck Colson, about Emilie’s son Max who is affected by autism. That’s today on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.
April 4, 2016
The late John Wooden has been called the most influential coach of the 20th century. He led the UCLA Bruins to four perfect 30-0 seasons and ten national titles. Join us for today’s classic edition of Family Talk to hear a tribute to Coach Wooden, a man who left a strong legacy both on and off the court. Hear the fascinating conversation he had with Dr. Dobson and learn the secrets to his success—and how you can incorporate them into your own life—today on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.
April 1, 2016
The late John Wooden has been called the most influential coach of the 20th century. He led the UCLA Bruins to four perfect 30-0 seasons and ten national titles. Join us for today’s classic edition to hear a tribute to Coach Wooden, a man who left a strong legacy both on and off the court. Hear the fascinating conversation he had with Dr. Dobson and learn the secrets to his success—and how you can incorporate them into your own life—today on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.
March 31, 2016
Are you looking for ways to spice up your marriage? Then try feeding the ducks! If this isn’t the advice you were expecting, tune in to hear part two of Dr. Dobson’s lively interview with Bill and Pam Farrel, the authors of the book Red-Hot Monogamy, and find out why. Who knows ... revving up your love life might begin with a simple stroll through the park!
March 30, 2016
Is the flame of romance in your marriage like a roaring fire or a flicker that's about to fan out? On today's edition of Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk, guests Bill and Pam Farrel, authors of the book Red-Hot Monogamy, get real about the idea of intimacy in marriage. For starters, they'll explain why leaving love notes for your spouse isn’t just child’s play. If you desire more passion in your marriage, this conversation is for you!
March 29, 2016
You may be familiar with the story of Elisabeth Elliot; her journey of faith in the midst of hardship is timeless. On today’s classic edition of Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk, Elisabeth describes her courtship with Jim Elliot, and their willingness to surrender their futures to God, no matter what the outcome. 
March 28, 2016
Crucifixion may be the most horrific form of capital punishment ever invented by a nation, and that is the way Jesus Christ was killed. On today's edition of Family Talk, hear a powerful article that describes the death of Christ from a medical perspective. That’s today on Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk.
March 25, 2016
Can a woman be hospitable and gracious, yet still succeed in the business world? “You better believe she can!” says Mary Crowley, the former president of a multi-million dollar company. On today’s classic edition of Family Talk, Mrs. Crowley loves to point out that, regardless of your career status, when you sign up with work with the Lord, the pay is good -- and the retirement is out of this world! Meet a true woman of God on today's edition of Dr. James Dobson Family Talk.
March 24, 2016
Today on a classic Family Talk broacast, meet the first woman elected to the Board of Directors of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Mary Crowley also served on the boards of the American Red Cross and the Better Business Bureau, and presided over a multi - million dollar corporation boasting thirty thousand employees. Years ago she entered a man’s world, but remained every inch a lady. Meet this extraordinary woman, today on Dr James Dobson’s Family Talk.
March 23, 2016
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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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