Hi, I'm Greg Baer

You're in the right place if you're looking for a Parenting Program proven to enable parents like you to make observable & measurable improvements in your child's sense of identity, connection, and confidence, as well as a loss of addictive and harmful behaviors.

Watch this video and start replacing your fear and confusion with peace and happiness.

It is my mission in life—along with my joy and privilege—to help you make practical decisions that will lead to you feeling more loved and being more loving and responsible. In the process, you will become more effective, powerful, and happy as an individual, spouse, partner, parent, friend, employee, employer, and more.

Real Love® is Probably Not What You Think

We teach the real meaning of love, replacing anger and confusion with peace and confidence in individual lives and relationships.


It's not weak, and it's not fleeting, and it never makes you feel small or manipulated. Nearly every day, most people ask some form of this question, and it tends to fry their brains. Why? Because it's the wrong question.

The REAL question is, "What is Unconditional Love?" That is so different from what most people have ever known that we're going to call it Real Love®. THAT is the kind of "love" we all NEED. 

With Real Love there is no disappointment, impatience, irritation, or anger. Wow, now that is different—so different that most people have never truly felt it.


Who doesn’t love a quick fix? But I cannot offer you ten quick and easy steps to overcome a lifetime of pain and confusion. They don’t exist. But never again do you have to wander around in head-scratching frustration, because you’ll be following easy-to-understand principles that work.

If you’re committed to learning how to become loving and fulfilled, then I’M committed to helping you. I’ve dedicated my LIFE to helping YOU. Together we’ll change YOUR world. Together we’ll change THE world. You’re not alone.  

We’ll do this together.


You’ll finally learn real reasons you often become angry, confused, and fearful. That’s a huge step toward finding a solution for you and the people close to you. 

You won’t feel isolated. Your days of feeling alone are over. You’ll have access to me and others who are able to help you while you implement these proven, satisfying, successful principles.

The result is always feeling loved and loving, confident and responsible—happy! It can happen quickly for you and the people close to you. 

You won’t be fooled anymore by the traditional self-help paths that never, ever work. Instead, you will learn a very practical, and much easier, way to navigate your daily life fearlessly.

Since We Started:

Customers served! 1 Documentaries about Real Love®
Customers served! 1 Real Love® books, CDs, DVDs & Trainings
Customers served! 1 Worldwide Seminars
Customers served! 1 Radio & TV Programs
Customers served! 1 Happy Families

What our participants say:

I can’t recommend highly enough the Ridiculously Effective Parenting Training by Greg Baer. You’ll begin with 45 hours of video training, followed by the most extensive follow-up I’ve ever seen. Your children are worth it. They need you to be on top of loving them and teaching them the essentials of a happy life. This is information that every parent needs—right now.

Liz Hale, PhD / WA

Portrait of Dr. Liz Hale

Not so long ago, I was full of anger, so I would criticize, lecture, nag, argue with, and try to control my 13-year-old son. It was awful. I felt bad about myself. He felt bad, and we just were not close. Then I took Ridiculously Effective Parenting Training Course, and now the anger has gone, with me feeling more peaceful and loved. After learning to love and teach, and learning some simple principles, I can now talk to my son. And he listens. We have so much more fun together, and we are more connected. 

This is life changing stuff.

David E / UK

David Edmondson

Parenting can be an extremely lonely journey. I now have hope and am developing confidence as a parent through the understanding, acceptance and love Greg has given me through this Parenting Training. If you are willing to change yourself for you and your children, GO FOR IT!

Mariko I. /Japan

Mariko and son

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problems solved

Are you looking for answers to a specific question or problem with your child? Scroll through this list and find the concern that keeps you awake at night. Watch a short video that will give you insights and answers.

Prefer to read? The text is there for you also.

Mother and teen daughter happy together.

We All Need Gravity

We all need emotional gravity, the peace and stability that comes from living the Laws of Happiness. And we must teach emotional gravity to our children. Even when it’s difficult, we must not shirk our responsibility to be loving teachers. They won't always be grateful, but if we don’t, we condemn our children to so much unnecessary pain.

Facebook Live

Facebook Live

As a public service, during the Coronavirus Quarantine, I hosted a daily parenting helpline LIVE on Facebook from Monday through Friday. I wanted to help parents as they navigated this adventure with everyone home together. That series of broadcasts have been saved and indexed for your convenience.

My Journey
Greg Baer, M.D.

Seeking Happiness through Success

Like most of us, I was told as a child that if I did all the right things—set my goals high, worked hard, and followed the rules along the way—I would accomplish great things. And it was further implied that, as a result, I would grow up to be happy. All our lives, we’ve heard people declare that they’d be happy if only they had more money, or a better job, or more sex, or a bigger house, or more opportunity to travel, or something else. I was determined to ensure my future happiness by having an abundance of all those things and more, and from an early age I worked hard to earn them.

I was valedictorian of my high school class, finished college in two and a half years, and received the highest honors in medical school. After completing my internship and specialty training in eye surgery, I eventually established one of the most successful ophthalmology practices in the country. I performed thousands of operations and taught other physicians locally and across the country. I was a leader in my church and in the local Boy Scout organization. I had everything money could buy, and I was a husband and the father of five beautiful children.

Something was Missing

By the time I reached my late thirties, I’d accomplished almost every goal I’d ever set for myself, but despite all my successes, I slowly came to the terrible realization that I had not achieved the happiness I’d been promised. When I was standing in front of a group of physicians, teaching the latest surgical techniques, and everyone was admiring me for my knowledge, I felt relatively satisfied with my life for the moment. And some of those expensive vacations were exciting while I was actually in those far-off, exotic places. But when I was all alone, with nothing to distract me, I knew something was missing—I just didn’t know what it was. I couldn’t have worked any harder. I’d done everything I’d been assured would bring me the happiness I wanted, but still something was wanting.

I found it difficult to sleep at night and began to take some of the sleeping pills we kept at the office for post-surgical patients. When those were no longer effective, I took other tranquilizers, and before long I was injecting narcotics every night. I rationalized my drug addiction for a long time, but it increasingly affected my behavior and my emotional health. Then, one evening, as I sat in the woods behind my house with a loaded Smith and Wesson 10mm semi-automatic pressed to my head, I finally realized that I couldn’t rationalize my behavior any longer. I knew I needed to do something about my life.

Drug Rehab and Searching for Happiness

I went to an in-patient drug treatment facility, and after my discharge I participated in several twelve-step programs for a while. Getting off the drugs saved my life, but it only put me back where I’d been when I started using them. I was still desperately missing something, but this time I was determined to find out what it was. I tried individual and group therapy, support groups, men’s groups, New Age techniques, and Native American spiritual groups, among others. Each had wisdom to offer, but the old emptiness I felt was not being filled.

In my searching, I found many others whose feelings were similar to mine. Most of them hadn’t been addicted to drugs, but they all were missing the profound happiness they’d always hoped for in their lives. We began to meet together in our homes, where we tried a variety of techniques I’d experienced or read about. Gradually, we eliminated the things that didn’t work, and we discovered some principles that were astonishingly simple and effective. People who had been unhappy for a long time, in many cases despite years of therapy, were finding the first genuine happiness they’d ever known.

Finding Happiness

As we began to figure out what worked, I started writing down what we’d learned, handing out a few pages at a time to the men and women who participated in those early “experiments.” Eventually, my observations became two self-published books that have now been read by hundreds of thousands. I’ve shared these principles with people all over the country, and as they’ve applied them, their lives have changed in remarkable ways.

When I was trying to fill my emptiness, and later, as I was learning to change my life, I made many mistakes as a person, a husband, and a father. Among other things, those mistakes caused the end of my twenty-two year marriage. Learning—as I discovered—can be very expensive. Now I’m deeply gratified to see the results of what I’ve learned, and to share it all with you. My second wife and I are the parents of seven children between us, and we’re happier than we’d ever imagined it was possible to be.

Sharing Happiness

I have written and produced more than twenty books, CDs, and DVDs on the subjects of unconditional love (Real Love®), relationships, dating, marriage, parenting, conflict resolution and rehabilitation, which have been translated into many languages and sold to millions worldwide. I am considered an international expert on these subjects.

I counsel individuals, couples, families, and corporations from all over the world.

I train psychologists, psychiatrists, marriage therapists, and coaches worldwide who have discovered that traditional therapy is grossly ineffective. I teach them how they can make a real and lasting difference in the individual happiness of their clients and in the ability of their clients to participate in fulfilling relationships.

I founded a Non-Profit organization, The Real Love Company, dedicated to teaching the real meaning of love, replacing anger and confusion with peace and confidence in individual lives and relationships.

I started RealLoveParents.com which uses these teachings to give parents the "instruction book" they didn't get—but need—to learn how to raise happy and responsible children.

I am dedicated to helping create a generation of emotionally stable adults by teaching parents NOW how to raise happy and responsible children. Effective parents experience more joy and have naturally eliminated a need to respond to stress. Happy and responsible children grow to be effective leaders in their own families and in society.

My goal is to teach you the real meaning of love, replacing anger and confusion with peace and confidence in your individual life and in your relationships. I can help you.

Our Commitment to You

Parenting can be confusing and frustrating, that’s why we teach you a practical process to “LoveandTeach” your children so they will feel loved, loving, and responsible.

These happy children are cooperative, confident, and creative.


Despite our best intentions, most of us are woefully unprepared to become parents. You want to be a parent who finds parenting deeply rewarding instead of tedious and frustrating.

But maybe you...

  • have no clue why your children are so often angry, rebellious and impossible.
  • feel isolated. You wish you had people to talk to who KNOW how to parent successfully.
  • need help teaching your children, even adult children, to be loving, responsible, and happy.

No matter where you are in your parenting journey, you want your children to be happy, loving and responsible. We can help you realize those worthy desires.

We’d love to talk about what matters to you.

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