Dr. Laura Call of the Day

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 Dec 3, 2018

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Dr. Laura Call of the Day | 2020 Nominee • 15th Annual Podcast Awards - Kids & Family Category

As one of the most popular talk show hosts in radio history, Dr. Laura Schlessinger offers no-nonsense advice infused with a strong sense of ethics, accountability, and personal responsibility; she's been doing it successfully for more than 40 years, reaching millions of listeners weekly. Her internationally syndicated radio program is heard exclusively on SiriusXM's Triumph 111, and is streamed on the internet and podcast. This podcast offers a collection of Call of the Day highlights from the show. Become a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://family.drlaura.com/pg/jsp/help/general/privacypolicy.jsp for privacy information.

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Episode Date
I Want Less Conflict in My Marriage
00:07:42

Jennifer argues with her husband about his mother and sister who recently moved too close for Jennifer's comfort.

Jan 20, 2021
I'm Struggling with Online Learning
00:08:52

8-year-old Parker is having a hard time focusing on his schoolwork now that everything is online.

Jan 19, 2021
I Want to Make Myself a Priority
00:11:45

Catalina's identity has revolved around being her mother's caregiver, and now her older sister is seeking Catalina's support.

Jan 19, 2021
I've Worked Hard to Get Here But...
00:04:45

Katie and her husband just moved cross-county for her PhD program, but she's starting to get the baby bug and knows she wants to stay home with any children she may have.

Jan 18, 2021
My Mom is Manipulative
00:05:14

Jen's mom told her she should “honor thy father and mother” instead of listening to Dr. Laura.

Jan 15, 2021
My Brother Puts Me Down
00:08:39

Ellie and her brother are competitive and fight a lot, and she and her dad call in to ask Dr. Laura for help.

Jan 15, 2021
Thank You for Being My Advocate
00:03:48

When she was laid off, Brittany was pregnant with a young son at home, and she knew it was a blessing in disguise because of Dr. Laura's advice.

Jan 15, 2021
My Brother Betrayed Me!
00:08:13

Bobby is irate that his brother gossiped to a neighbor about Bobby losing his business and his house during the shutdown.

Jan 15, 2021
I'm 25 and Still Seeking my Parents' Approval
00:13:04

Jackie feels child-like, stuck and depressed because she needs her parents' approval over everything from what clothes she should wear to what career she should pursue.

Jan 14, 2021
How Do I Cope with My Mom's Death?
00:06:27

Joan took care of her 92-year-old mother, and since her mother's death, Joan's daily routine has turned upside down.

Jan 13, 2021
My Job is Taking a Toll on My Family
00:10:42

Aaron has become disenchanted with his career as a police officer, and his work stress prevents him from being the husband his wife deserves and the father his three young children need.

Jan 12, 2021
The Men in My Life Have Done Me Wrong
00:05:39

Suza is “pissed off” at the main men in her life and can't stop going over the pain in her mind.

Jan 12, 2021
I've Outgrown My Friends
00:04:37

Jeffrey's friends are snowflakes who have no responsibility or goals, and he's ready to move on from them.

Jan 11, 2021
My Baby Brother Makes Me Mad!
00:05:36

4-year-old Riggins and his mom call Dr. Laura to discuss his pushing and shoving of his 2-year-old brother.

Jan 08, 2021
I Miss My Boyfriend
00:05:34

19-year-old Sophie is heartsick while her boyfriend is on his mission trip.

Jan 08, 2021
Is it the Right Time to Have a Baby?
00:06:03

Gabe is a step-mom to her husband's 11-year-old son, and she's wondering if she should have a baby of her own.

Jan 08, 2021
My Daughter Chooses Her Dad Over Me
00:06:21

Single mom Renee raised her daughter alone and is angry that her now-grown child chooses to spend so much time with her birth father.

Jan 08, 2021
I Didn't Raise My Son This Way!
00:04:11

Susan is paying for her son's college apartment, and she's angry about how messy and dirty he keeps it.

Jan 07, 2021
My Daughter-in-Law is an Unfit Mother
00:05:29

Debbie thinks her daughter-in-law is not taking proper care of her grandchildren and wants to know what she can do about it.

Jan 06, 2021
Is He the Guy for Me?
00:08:58

Kellee gets anxious when her boyfriend, who has a 6-year-old son, doesn't make the time to call and text her.

Jan 05, 2021
I Can't Forgive Myself
00:10:48

Shannon's anxiety and anger problems have driven her husband away, and she's having a hard time forgiving herself and moving on.

Jan 05, 2021
Should My Grandson See His Great-Grandfather?
00:03:37

Jane's father's health is failing, and she wonders if she should shield her 6-year-old grandson from seeing his decline.

Jan 04, 2021
1.) Top 40 of 2020 - Avoiding “The 10 Stupid Things Women Do”
00:06:58

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Jen’s 16-year-old daughter inquired about contraceptives only to receive Dr. Laura’s book, “The 10 Stupid Things Women Do” instead.

Dec 24, 2020
2.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Fear Rejection
00:09:41

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Katia's thoughts of her past divorce are overwhelming her ability to commit to her current relationship.

Dec 24, 2020
3.) Top 40 of 2020 - I'm Not Getting The Sympathy I Need
00:07:11

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Celia is upset that her in-laws have apparently stopped showing care and concern over the loss of her mom to COVID-19 … or have they?

Dec 24, 2020
4-2.) Top 40 of 2020 - My Cousin Wants To Speak To Me - Part 2
00:05:55

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Melissa updates Dr. Laura on what her cousin’s true intentions were after reaching out several years later.

Dec 24, 2020
4-1.) Top 40 of 2020 - My Cousin Wants To Speak To Me - Part 1
00:05:41

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Melissa’s bad cousin is reaching out to her after they parted ways seven years ago.

Dec 24, 2020
5.) Top 40 of 2020 - My Teen Son Came Clean
00:03:32

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - After taking a marijuana-laced gummi bear, Sarah’s son came to her with the truth of what he’d done.

Dec 24, 2020
6.) Top 40 of 2020 - Should I Send My Son Back To Private School?
00:04:40

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Should I Send My Son Back To Private School?

Dec 24, 2020
7.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Fear Cancer’s Return
00:10:15

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Emily’s been in remission from breast cancer, but since her mom’s passing from lung cancer she’s scared it will recur.

Dec 24, 2020
8.) Top 40 of 2020 - Get Out Of My House!!
00:06:40

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Mary’s brother continues to live in her basement despite being asked to leave.

Dec 24, 2020
9.) Top 40 of 2020 - My Child Is Having Troubling Thoughts
00:07:27

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Brittany’s 4-year-old daughter has recently developed a habit of “bad thoughts” which she finds disturbing.

Dec 24, 2020
10.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Can’t Get Over The Pain and Loss
00:08:26

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Mark came out to his parents 12 years ago and it instantly turned into them feeling bad for themselves ending their relationship.

Dec 24, 2020
11-2.) Top 40 of 2020 - Disconnect In Our Marriage - Part 2
00:07:27

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - In the conclusion to this 2-part episode, Renee discovers what’s been preventing him from being closer to his wife.

Dec 24, 2020
11-1.) Top 40 of 2020 - Disconnect In Our Marriage - Part 1
00:08:23

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Elissa feels rejected and saddened because her husband Rene can’t seem to open up to her.

Dec 24, 2020
12.) Top 40 of 2020 - Can I Get My Granddaughter To Listen?
00:02:42

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Gaile’s 23-year-old granddaughter, who she has raised, refuses to listen to her “words of wisdom.”

Dec 24, 2020
13.) Top 40 of 2020 - “Why Is This Happening Now?!”
00:14:16

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Molested at age five, Nicole now faces long-term damage as an adult.

Dec 24, 2020
14.) Top 40 of 2020 - I'm Terrified Of Snakes!
00:03:13

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Young Magdalena is so scared of being attacked by the elongated, legless reptiles that she fears playing outside her own home.

Dec 24, 2020
15.) Top 40 of 2020 - My Husband Watches Pornography
00:03:01

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Letty doesn’t know what to do with her husband of 25 years who’s been watching porn for 23 years of it!

Dec 24, 2020
16.) Top 40 of 2020 - Am I A Bad Therapist?
00:07:48

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Victoria wonders if she’s doing more harm than good as a young psychotherapist.

Dec 24, 2020
17.) Top 40 of 2020 - You Kept Me Grounded Raising My Son
00:07:21

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Andrea thanks Dr. Laura for guiding her while raising her son as a single mom and avoiding wrongdoing.

Dec 24, 2020
18.) Top 40 of 2020 - The Inheritance Dilemma
00:05:56

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Rose is due to inherit a large sum of wealth but fears her husband will blow through it as he did once before.

Dec 24, 2020
19.) Top 40 of 2020 - “Side-Seat Driver”
00:03:12

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Ken can’t understand why his wife declines to drive but when she’s in the passenger seat she’ll “do all the driving!”

Dec 24, 2020
20.) Top 40 of 2020 - Why Am I Uncomfortable?
00:09:09

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Dolo can’t put her finger on why she’s troubled with discomfort over the man she’s dating and sleeping with.

Dec 24, 2020
21.) Top 40 of 2020 - Is My Husband Insensitive?
00:07:06

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Megan unexpectedly lost her mother and she’s upset with her husband’s handling of the tragedy.

Dec 24, 2020
22.) Top 40 of 2020 - Can I Ask Him To Stop Complaining?
00:04:40

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Laura’s husband is griping about visiting her family despite being given the option not to go.

Dec 24, 2020
23.) Top 40 of 2020 - "A Sad Mommy Day”
00:03:47

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Mallory is having a rough day as a mommy of a 2-year-old child and is quite upset.

Dec 24, 2020
24-2.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Worry Too Much - Part 2
00:04:25

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - In the conclusion to this 2-part episode, Emily reveals how she was more focused on the symptoms vs. the core issue for her anxiety.

Dec 24, 2020
24-1.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Worry Too Much - Part 1
00:10:25

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - In the past year, Emily has been dealing with anxiety and assuming she’s offending others.

Dec 24, 2020
25.) Top 40 of 2020 - My Husband’s Kids Won’t Accept Me
00:03:54

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Nancy is in a second marriage and finding that her husband’s adult children are not fond of their Dad’s new union.

Dec 24, 2020
26.) Top 40 of 2020 - The Jealous Boyfriend
00:07:29

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Molly’s older boyfriend of one year gets angry when he’s not the priority in her life.

Dec 24, 2020
27.) Top 40 of 2020 - Finding A Middle Ground With Mom
00:07:55

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Melissa has a long history of poor communication and being unable to live up to her mom’s expectations.

Dec 24, 2020
28.) Top 40 of 2020 - Homeschooling Game Plan
00:08:44

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Lisa is a mom of 3 trying to balance working at home while overseeing their distance learning.

Dec 24, 2020
29.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Have Animosity Toward My Aunt
00:06:19

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Because they had bad parents, Julie’s mom raised a younger sister, and Julie is still hurt and angry.

Dec 24, 2020
30.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Didn’t Choose Wisely
00:05:52

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - After marrying and divorcing a bad guy, Sonia is struggling to raise her child alone.

Dec 24, 2020
31.) Top 40 of 2020 - “Stop Whining, Start Living”
00:06:28

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Chris thinks she’s having a hard time letting go of those who have done her wrong in life. Is that truly the case?

Dec 24, 2020
32.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Want To Move Home
00:03:40

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Jo would like to move back to her hometown but her husband says he won’t be happy there.

Dec 24, 2020
33.) Top 40 of 2020 - Should I Call Their Parents?
00:05:08

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Kate worries if she should inform the parents of her teen daughter’s friends who were caught vaping and hiding alcohol.

Dec 24, 2020
34.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Worry About Divorce
00:06:28

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Linda has been in a rotten marriage for over 3 decades but can’t find the strength to end it.

Dec 24, 2020
35.) Top 40 of 2020 - I’m Anxious In The Passenger Seat
00:06:14

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Susanne finds herself facing the demon of anxiety driving across country with her husband behind the wheel.

Dec 24, 2020
36.) Top 40 of 2020 - One Amazing 13-Year-Old Lady!!
00:05:38

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Young Melanie shares how her mom’s teachings and Dr. Laura’s words of wisdom have her “doing the right thing!”

Dec 24, 2020
37.) Top 40 of 2020 - I’m Distraught Over My Sister’s Condition
00:10:23

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Donna is spiraling into emotional turmoil after speaking daily with her sister who suffers from alcohol-related dementia.

Dec 24, 2020
38.) Top 40 of 2020 - An Uneasy Feeling About My Relationship
00:12:56

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Mo’s boyfriend lost a colleague to suicide and now converses with his dead friend’s girlfriend about his suffering.

Dec 24, 2020
39.) Top 40 of 2020 - I’m Sad Saying Goodbye
00:07:41

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Barbara finds herself in tears when heading home after visiting her adult children.

Dec 24, 2020
40.) Top 40 of 2020 - Grandma Is An Alcoholic
00:11:11

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Nicholas is concerned for his mother’s relationship with her mom who has a terrible drinking problem.

Dec 24, 2020
Do Spats Damage Our Kids?
00:08:43

Pete and Shelby fear their petty squabbles are hurting the children, and Dr. Laura shares the story, “The Gift of the Magi,” to help them see what's really important.

Dec 23, 2020
Am I Too Old to Have Another Baby?
00:07:36

After 16 years of marriage, Bridget and her husband are wondering if they should add a baby to their family.

Dec 22, 2020
My Dad Wants My Brother Divorced
00:06:29

Laura's brother confided in their father about his marital problems. Now their dad is mad that he has decided to reconcile.

Dec 22, 2020
My Wife Says She Needs Space
00:06:05

David desperately wants more time and attention from his wife, but she is annoyed by his clinginess.

Dec 21, 2020
I Want My Daughter to Stop Shacking Up
00:03:10

Despite Amy's objections, her 20-year-old daughter is spending 3-4 nights a week with her boyfriend at his parents' home.

Dec 18, 2020
My Dad Wants to Gift Us a Down Payment
00:07:14

Sarah is newly engaged and wonders if she and her fiancé should accept her father's gift of money for a home.

Dec 18, 2020
Should I Feel Guilty?
00:06:09

GiGi is trying to work through her feelings of divorcing when her youngest was just thirteen.

Dec 18, 2020
What Do Husbands Need to Do for Wives?
00:03:02

If the three things men mainly need from their wives are sex, food and back rubs, Donna wonders what things women need from their husbands?

Dec 18, 2020
I Just Gave My Two-Week Notice
00:03:16

Lia calls Dr. Laura with tears of joy and an update on her previous call.

Dec 17, 2020
Should I Marry a Recently Widowed Man?
00:03:14

Linda started dating her boyfriend four months after his wife died. Now he has proposed, and friends are warning her not to move forward with marriage.

Dec 16, 2020
I Feel Like I've Lost My Dad Twice - Part 2
00:04:09

After speaking to Dr. Laura about her recently deceased father, Nancy watched hours of home movies and calls back to discuss the impact they made on her.

Dec 15, 2020
I Feel Like I've Lost My Dad Twice - Part 1
00:05:34

After 12 years of suffering with Parkinson's disease, Nancy's father has died and she's having trouble remembering the dynamic dad he used to be.

Dec 15, 2020
My Mom and I Don't Get Along
00:04:40

Living together in a two-family flat is damaging Leah's relationship with her mother.

Dec 14, 2020
My Ex Gave My Daughter a Phone
00:06:24

Jen's ex-husband gave their daughter a cell phone, and she's struggling with what to do next.

Dec 11, 2020
Is This Relationship Failing?
00:07:04

Linda's relationship with her boyfriend is at a standstill after he read a flirtatious text on her phone.

Dec 11, 2020
I Realized Something Huge!
00:05:06

Penny has been married for 37 years and only last week, after listening to Dr. Laura, did she realize that she has neglected her husband sexually and treated him a little unkindly.

Dec 11, 2020
I'm Paralyzed by My Husband's Death
00:09:59

Marla's husband recently died of a heart attack in front of her, and she is really struggling with her shock and grief.

Dec 11, 2020
I Can't Help My Friend
00:03:43

Jenni's friend's mom, an extreme hoarder, just died, and Jenni is overwhelmed by the amount of junk for them to cleanup.

Dec 10, 2020
My Dad's Death is Haunting Me
00:05:11

Mitch's dad died when they were on a trip together, and Mitch is having nightmares over the way he found him.

Dec 09, 2020
You Helped Me Save My Marriage
00:06:05

Shannon's marriage was on the verge of divorce when she started listening to Dr. Laura and learned to touch, show love and rebuild her connection with her husband.

Dec 08, 2020
Politics is Hurting Our Marriage
00:06:03

Kristen and Chris have been on opposite sides of the political spectrum for most of their 5-year marriage, and things are especially tense with COVID-19 and the recent election.

Dec 08, 2020
Should I Help My Ex-Husband?
00:03:27

Divorced mom Kelly is wondering if she should forego child support since her ex is struggling financially.

Dec 07, 2020
This Crazy World is Bad for the Kids
00:05:10

Jeff is a grandfather who is dismayed that we're living in a time when the seemingly abnormal is accepted as normal, and he worries about how it will affect his grandchildren.

Dec 04, 2020
I Am What I Do Today
00:04:03

At age 65, Lenora is thrilled to have learned that what's important in life is not her past but what she's doing right here, right now.

Dec 04, 2020
My Childhood Friend Dumped Me
00:07:22

Jenna called her best friend's boyfriend a loser, and Jenna is sad that her friend has now pulled away from her.

Dec 04, 2020
Is My Double Mastectomy a Turnoff?
00:08:29

Anna is a tough, feisty wife and mom who is confused about how to handle her post-breast cancer body and a husband she caught checking out boobs on the net.

Dec 04, 2020
I'm Overwhelmed by 2020
00:06:36

Abby needs help coping with COVID-19 and current world events.

Dec 03, 2020
My Dad Makes Me So Mad!
00:06:13

Carrie and her dad are fighting about politics, but her anger runs deeper.

Dec 02, 2020
Low Self-Esteem is Ruining My Life
00:09:38

Jenny lost 150 pounds, escaped an abusive relationship and is dating a good guy, but she's still searching for something...

Dec 01, 2020
My Husband's Alzheimer's is Becoming Dangerous
00:05:40

Patti's husband has advanced Alzheimer's disease, but she isn't ready to place him in a care facility.

Dec 01, 2020
I Want to Be a Man
00:07:25

22-year-old Tirin was a teen father who ran away from his responsibility, but now he's taking on the task of protecting and raising three children.

Nov 30, 2020
I Don't Want My Friend's Help
00:05:10

Debbie's good friend tries to tell her what to do about her teenage daughter, even though Debbie hasn't asked for her help.

Nov 27, 2020
Is Taking Care of Others My Lot in Life?
00:05:23

Lottie has spent years caring for sick and frail family members at the expense of her marriage.

Nov 27, 2020
My Brother Has Cut Me Off
00:06:37

Sandy's alcoholic and addicted brother recently cut her out of his life, and she's depressed without him.

Nov 27, 2020
I am Socially Awkward
00:06:18

Julie lacks confidence and feels like she doesn't fit in at work or in social circles.

Nov 27, 2020
My Past is Hurting My Future
00:11:05

Heather's mom raised her to believe that men were untrustworthy, and now she has serious relationship fears.

Nov 26, 2020
Is My Father Rejecting Me?
00:05:15

Valerie fears her father will choose to stay home with her mom who has dementia rather than attend Thanksgiving dinner at Valerie's house.

Nov 25, 2020
Being Home is a Beautiful Thing
00:04:31

Amanda was a working mom of three until late last year, and she says staying home has made an incredible difference in their family life.

Nov 24, 2020
My First Girlfriend Broke Up with Me
00:05:54

20-year-old Jack is hurt and not sure how to act around the girlfriend who just broke up with him.

Nov 24, 2020
I'm Lying to My Daughter About My Divorce
00:11:33

Jen's daughter Julie wants to know why her parents are divorced, but Jen is embarrassed to tell the full story.

Nov 23, 2020
I Feel Like I'm a Burden
00:07:06

New mom, Dawn, was diagnosed with lymphoma, and she worries that she will be a burden to her family.

Nov 20, 2020
Do I Owe My Cheating Ex?
00:07:03

Jill finally left her cheating husband, but now he has come down with Parkinson's, and she wonders if “in sickness and health” still applies.

Nov 20, 2020
I'm Sick of Having Panic Attacks
00:06:25

Nicolet was crippled by a hit-and-run accident and wakes up in a panic re-living it every morning.

Nov 20, 2020
What Do You Regret?
00:09:32

Dr. Laura asks listeners to call in and talk about a time they chickened out and why they wish they hadn't.

Nov 20, 2020
I Don't Have a Nice Mom
00:10:28

9-year-old Chloe's mom is in and out of her life and treats her badly when she is around.

Nov 19, 2020
My Parents Always Give in to My Brother
00:06:32

Will's brother demands money from their parents and threatens self-harm, and Will is caught in the middle.

Nov 18, 2020
My Son is Being a Brat, Part 2
00:03:04

In part two of this call-of-the-day, Jill and Curtis worry that their son could be manipulative and dangerous.

Nov 17, 2020
My Son is Being a Brat, Part 1
00:06:27

Jill and Curtis fear their 18-year-old son is using his mental illness as an excuse for his poor choices and behavior.

Nov 17, 2020
Can I Get Past My Bad Childhood?
00:11:02

Cathy's mom didn't protect her from being molested by her father, and they fight about it every few years.

Nov 16, 2020
I'm Jealous of My Friend
00:05:10

9-year-old Cora believes her friend is prettier, smarter and gets more than she does.

Nov 13, 2020
I Constantly Feel Bad for My Friend
00:04:10

Sandy is struggling with the fact that her best friend is battling cancer.

Nov 13, 2020
Do I Have Time to Fix This?
00:09:01

Elaine is a recovering alcoholic and fears she is too broken to be happily married.

Nov 13, 2020
What Did You Learn Today?
00:10:32

Dr. Laura invites listeners to call in with something important they have learned from the show.

Nov 13, 2020
I'm Having a Hard Time Understanding My Emotions
00:06:47

Jenny had a baby during the Coronavirus shutdown and feels angry and irritable all the time. 

Nov 12, 2020
I Never Follow Through with My Plans
00:05:52

Jim says he wants to buy a second home, but he never follows through on his extensive research and planning.

Nov 11, 2020
I'm Another Satisfied Customer!
00:06:15

Not only did Dr. Laura's advice help Judy solve the friend problem she originally called in about, it led to a realization about her relationship with her mother.

Nov 10, 2020
My Parents Have Too Many Rules
00:08:38

17-year-old Collin has been sneaking out of the house to hang out with friends because he doesn't like his parents' rules.

Nov 10, 2020
I'm Watching My Dad Suffer
00:06:52

Tammy's mother died the day before her 60th wedding anniversary. Now Tammy is worried about her father.

Nov 09, 2020
I Got Pregnant 6 Months into Dating
00:09:22

Kim has a baby with a man she only knew 6 months before getting pregnant, and they have no interest in getting married.

Nov 06, 2020
I Have a Bad Track Record with Men
00:06:30

Nikki has been married three times, has three young children and is still looking for a man.

Nov 06, 2020
I Saw an Immediate Change
00:08:01

After reading just a couple chapters of “The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands,” Rebecca and her husband have reconnected in a powerful way.

Nov 06, 2020
I’m Traumatized by My Husband’s Infidelity
00:05:00

Keri suffered childhood trauma and she feels re-traumatized by her unfaithful husband, even though it was 13 years ago.

Nov 06, 2020
I'm a Shack-up Honey
00:06:58

Kayla's failure to demand respect has led to a shack-up relationship.

Nov 05, 2020
My Mother Uses Me to Get to My Dad
00:06:37

Amber has let her mom control her and now she feels stuck in the middle of her parents' dispute.

Nov 04, 2020
What Can I Say to Rude People? - Part 2
00:04:58

In part 2 of this call of the day, Dr. Laura takes listeners' favorite comebacks to people who wonder why Kathy ever became a special education teacher.

Nov 03, 2020
What Can I Say to Rude People? - Part 1
00:08:12

Kathy wants a comeback for people who belittle her job and wonder why she ever became a special education teacher.

Nov 03, 2020
I Don't Believe in Marriage
00:05:42

Mary doesn't want to marry her boyfriend even though they have a 4-year-old son together.

Nov 02, 2020
My Mom Wants to Erase My Dad – Part 2
00:06:26

Valerie and her mom, Alice, call in to discuss why Alice's new husband doesn't deserve the title of grandpa.

Oct 30, 2020
My Mom Wants to Erase My Dad – Part 1
00:04:06

Valerie's mom is remarried and wants her grandchildren to call her new guy grandpa.

Oct 30, 2020
I'm Afraid to Go to Sleep
00:05:21

8-year-old Niko is having nightmares about zombies and werewolves.

Oct 30, 2020
I Know I Should, But I Don't Wanna
00:09:58

Lorrie is about 30 pounds overweight, and she can't get motivated to lose it.

Oct 30, 2020
My Relationship with My Mother Has Flipped
00:07:11

Tina has never viewed her mother as competent or strong and is frustrated by her actions and behaviors.

Oct 29, 2020
You Saved My Daughter
00:03:17

David's daughter kicked her drug-addicted boyfriend out of her home and started reading Dr. Laura's “10 Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives.” After only a few chapters, she is starting to see the light.

Oct 28, 2020
Is There Hope For Me?
00:08:21

Nicole has cheated in the past and finds herself tempted again.

Oct 27, 2020
My Family Has A Pattern Of Hating Their Mothers
00:10:13

For three generations, the daughters in Kristi's family have hated their mothers, and Kristi would like to break that pattern.

Oct 27, 2020
I Wish My Personality Wasn't So Negative
00:09:45

Alexandra's husband says she is too negative, and she'd really like to change.

Oct 26, 2020
I Have A Friend Problem
00:04:00

Someone is trying to come between 11-year-old Levi and his best friend.

Oct 23, 2020
I Feel Suffocated By My Budget
00:06:20

Allison is a new stay-at-home mom to her three children and is missing the autonomy and money she had when she was working full time.

Oct 23, 2020
I Feel Bad That My Dad Is Going Into A Nursing Home
00:03:59

Christina promised her mom that she would take care of her father, but now he needs to enter a nursing home.

Oct 23, 2020
I've Made One Of The Biggest Parenting Mistakes
00:05:11

Mary's son is an addict, unstable and a snowflake and her other children don't want to be around him.

Oct 23, 2020
Virtual Learning Is Hard!
00:03:34

12-year-old Evette is looking for advice on how to better focus on her online studies.

Oct 22, 2020
I'm Facing A Scary Health Dilemma
00:09:42

Katia is having trouble coming to terms with the risks of her upcoming surgery.

Oct 21, 2020
Life's Better When I'm Being Honest With Myself
00:04:31

Christina was 38 with three children when she married for all the wrong reasons. After calling Dr. Laura earlier this year, she has transformed her life.

Oct 20, 2020
My Husband Has Passed Away
00:08:34

Lynette’s husband died in a car accident, and she finds herself questioning if she showed him the love and appreciation he deserved.

Oct 20, 2020
Should The Gift-Giving End?
00:08:05

Evan feels disconnected from his family and would like to stop exchanging gifts with them.

Oct 19, 2020
How Do I Handle My Brother's Drama?
00:03:32

Denise's son is planning a small wedding and does not intend to invite his uncle. Now she's worried about telling her drama-prone brother that he won't be on the guest list.

Oct 16, 2020
My Son is a Leadfoot
00:06:08

Karen's son persistently speeds when driving the family car, and she has failed to make him face the consequences of disobeying the law and her family's rules.

Oct 16, 2020
I’m In A Pickle With My Sister
00:05:39

Rhonda's nephew’s girlfriend has been a valued employee to their family business. However, now that they've broken up, Rhonda's sister wants the ex-girlfriend to be fired.

Oct 16, 2020
My Husband Is Secretly Messaging Another Woman
00:06:32

After 18 years of marriage Shelly discovered her husband has been messaging another woman because he was unhappy. 

Oct 16, 2020
I Worry For My Friend
00:05:57

Sophia-Rose is concerned for her friend who has been associating himself with bad influences despite her warnings. 

Oct 15, 2020
I’m Upset My Mother-In-Law Didn’t Attend These Events
00:11:11

Karen wrote a letter sharing her unhappy feelings after her mother-in-law declined to attend both her sons' weddings. 

Oct 14, 2020
Should My Boyfriend Go To School With Me?
00:02:26

18-year-old Katelyn’s boyfriend is considering switching colleges to attend school with her. 

Oct 13, 2020
My Hub's Addicted To His Cellphone
00:03:40

Jill pays the bills and wants to cease paying her husband's cellphone as retaliation to his being constantly on the phone. 

Oct 13, 2020
I Lost My Daughter’s Twin
00:09:34

During pregnancy Desiree lost her daughter’s twin brother and now worries about the day her child comes to learn of this tragic event. 

Oct 12, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: I Threatened To End My Life After Being Bullied
00:10:48

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! 15-year-old Hannah threatened suicide on social media because she is very upset about how she is treated and bullied at school. 

Oct 09, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: Now I Know Why I've Picked The Wrong Men
00:04:48

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Rene heard Dr. Laura’s advice to another caller of the program and realized why she's been picking bad men over the good ones.

Oct 09, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: I'm In Trouble With My Stepson And His Wife
00:09:58

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Marsha conveyed to her stepson and his wife that she didn’t want to be a babysitter to their kids and that’s caused a family rift.

Oct 09, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: Should I Pay For My Daughter’s Wedding?
00:09:15

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Kay’s daughter is seeking financial assistance for her upcoming wedding but there's one BIG problem ... 

Oct 09, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: I’m Teaching My Daughter To Earn
00:04:08

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Casey tells Dr. Laura that he’s using what she preaches to raise his child right.

Oct 08, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: I’m Unsure About My Relationship
00:11:31

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Jessica is dating an actor nearly a decade older than her who’s had many past relationships.

Oct 07, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: Not Only Would My Husband Bring Me Lemonade …
00:02:21

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Lydia shares what else her husband would bring her if swimming through “shark-infested waters” …

Oct 06, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: How Can I Confront My Parents?
00:05:55

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Reid and his wife (who are Mormons) have decided to leave the church because they no longer believe. 

Oct 06, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: I'm Tired Of Being A Mom To My Mom
00:06:28

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Janice has acted as the adult in her relationship with her parents. She calls Dr. Laura for help.

Oct 05, 2020
Am I A Mama’s Boy?
00:06:58

31-year-old Jerod has been criticized for allowing his mommy to clean his home!! 

Oct 02, 2020
Why Do I Whine?
00:08:10

5-year-old Stephanie calls in with her mom to find the underlying cause of why she’s whining. 

Oct 02, 2020
Should I Take Care Of My Dad?
00:06:34

Marissa is frustrated and stuck in a hopeless dream, because she believes that if she cares for her father’s well-being, things will change.

Oct 02, 2020
Am I Right in Leaving?
00:04:34

Despite loving his wife Steve finds himself unhappy, criticized and deprived of sex for the past 3 years.

Oct 02, 2020
You Helped Me To The End
00:08:11

In this emotionally touching call, Kim shares how Dr. Laura gave her the words of wisdom she needed in her husband’s final days.

Oct 01, 2020
Should I Take These Feelings To The Grave?
00:06:26

Happy #InternationalPodcastDay: Soraya ponders sharing her affection for a man at church who has recently become involved with another woman.

Sep 30, 2020
I Messed Up My Life Dating This Woman
00:05:24

Eric saw many signs that the woman he was dating was bad for him but stayed out of desperation for love instead. 

Sep 29, 2020
My Husband’s Fed Up!!
00:03:46

Susan neglected her husband in favor of being a savior for her elderly parents. 

Sep 29, 2020
I Don’t Approve Of My Adult Daughter’s “Guy”
00:06:43

Chris has been given the silent treatment since expressing unhappiness with her 27-year-old daughter dating a deadbeat dad. 

Sep 28, 2020
I’m Worried My Sons Will Become Snowflakes
00:03:59

Joe’s 18 and 21-year-old sons are both living at home and he's concerned they'll never become responsible adults. 

Sep 25, 2020
Should I Be Upset or Happy He’s Dead?
00:04:22

Elise wonders why she’s upset instead of happy that her alcoholic husband is gone.

Sep 25, 2020
Being Strong vs. Showing Weakness
00:04:27

Timothy finds himself struck with grief and facing the task of fathering six after the unexpected passing of his wife.

Sep 25, 2020
My 19-Year-Old Daughter Is Pregnant
00:07:12

Jon’s high school senior has been knocked up by her “worthless” boyfriend …

Sep 25, 2020
What Should I Do With These Letters?
00:03:15

Dawn is uncertain what to do with her deceased father’s love letters that he wrote while serving in the military.

Sep 24, 2020
I Need A Comeback From The Comeback Queen!!
00:05:50

Kristen made the choice to remain flat after a double mastectomy. Since doing so, she frequently contends with insensitive inquiries as to why she didn’t replace her breasts.

Sep 23, 2020
Do I Extend An Olive Branch?
00:12:08

April’s daughter has been told she’s mentally ill. Now, she’s ceased speaking to her mom and dad after her grandparents have become involved.

Sep 22, 2020
How Do I Say Goodbye?
00:06:03

Tara is visiting her dying grandfather but doesn’t know what to say to him.

Sep 22, 2020
I’m Consumed By My Bad Mom
00:08:57

Since the passing of her husband, Maureen has been struggling with the fact that her mom was a terrible person.

Sep 21, 2020
In Honor of Wife Appreciation Day - Part 2
00:01:45

It’s #WifeAppreciationDay the third Sunday of September. In honor of this day, we’ve pulled a Dr. Laura Call of the Day Classic: James describes how his life has changed since marrying his woman. 

Sep 18, 2020
In Honor of Wife Appreciation Day - Part 1
00:01:43

It’s #WifeAppreciationDay the third Sunday of September. In honor of this day, we’ve pulled a Dr. Laura Call of the Day Classic: Robert shares what carrying his wife over the threshold meant to him!! 

Sep 18, 2020
Dealing With The “Male Ego” While Ill
00:08:22

Don is battling melanoma and suffering cognitive issues. This has left him jobless, defensive and argumentative with his family.

Sep 18, 2020
I Want To Be Closer To My Sister
00:06:22

15-year-old Skyler would like to be more of a part of her younger sister’s life, but 13-year-old Paige is not being gracious about it.

Sep 18, 2020
Living As Roommates
00:06:56

Despite counseling after her husband’s affair, Julie finds herself miserable and anxious living as “roommates” in her marriage.

Sep 17, 2020
An Uneasy Feeling About My Relationship
00:12:52

Mo’s boyfriend lost a colleague to suicide and now converses with his dead friend’s girlfriend about his suffering.

Sep 16, 2020
Homeschooling Game Plan
00:08:41

Lisa is a mom of 3 trying to balance working at home while overseeing their distance learning. 

Sep 15, 2020
Grandma v. Grandma
00:05:10

14-year-old Jamie is caught between two grandmothers who despise each other!!

Sep 15, 2020
Helping My Mean Mommy
00:02:39

Despite showing kindness towards her, Kim’s mother has been physically and mentally abusive throughout her life. 

Sep 14, 2020
Avoiding “The 10 Stupid Things Women Do”
00:06:49

Jen’s 16-year-old daughter inquired about contraceptives only to receive Dr. Laura’s book, “The 10 Stupid Things Women Do” instead.

Sep 11, 2020
I Fear The End
00:07:20

Young McKayla is having panic attacks related to frequent thoughts and fears of “THE END!!”

Sep 11, 2020
The Fallout Of Divorce
00:05:58

Bob’s infidelity has led up to a divorce and his daughter’s anger towards him.

Sep 11, 2020
I Feel Bad About Myself
00:04:22

Chase lost control of his diabetes while dwelling on the trauma of a serious vehicle accident.

Sep 11, 2020
I Didn’t Choose Wisely
00:06:00

After marrying and divorcing a bad guy, Sonia is struggling to raise her child alone.

Sep 10, 2020
I Have Animosity Toward My Aunt
00:06:28

Because they had bad parents, Julie’s mom raised a younger sister, and Julie is still hurt and angry.

Sep 09, 2020
One Amazing 13-Year-Old Lady!!
00:05:35

Young Melanie shares how her mom’s teachings and Dr. Laura’s words of wisdom have her “doing the right thing!”

Sep 08, 2020
Motherhood In 2020
00:04:19

Elizabeth feels pressured by the feminist lifestyles that contradict her belief system as a stay-at-home mom.

Sep 08, 2020
The Jealous Boyfriend
00:07:37

Molly’s older boyfriend of one year gets angry when he’s not the priority in her life.

Sep 07, 2020
You Kept Me Grounded Raising My Son
00:07:30

Andrea thanks Dr. Laura for guiding her while raising her son as a single mom and avoiding wrongdoing.

Sep 04, 2020
You Rocked My World, Dr. Laura!!
00:09:10

In this amazing follow-up call, Andrew shares how Dr. Laura made him see things in a very different light, changing his perspective forever.

Sep 04, 2020
I’m Being Picked On In Class
00:08:30

Young Kaylin is blind in one eye and is constantly teased about it by her fellow students.

Sep 04, 2020
Did My Boyfriend Do The Right Thing?
00:06:49

Susan’s boyfriend took her son’s girlfriend aside and called her “rude” after she complained about dinner.

Sep 04, 2020
Finding A Middle Ground With Mom
00:08:03

Melissa has a long history of poor communication and being unable to live up to her mom’s expectations.

Sep 03, 2020
Is My Husband Insensitive?
00:07:14

Megan unexpectedly lost her mother and she’s upset with her husband’s handling of the tragedy.

Sep 02, 2020
Why Am I Uncomfortable?
00:09:18

Dolo can’t put her finger on why she’s troubled with discomfort over the man she’s dating and sleeping with.

Sep 01, 2020
Grandma Is An Alcoholic
00:09:53

Nicholas is concerned for his mother’s relationship with her mom who has a terrible drinking problem.

Sep 01, 2020
The Inheritance Dilemma
00:06:04

Rose is due to inherit a large sum of wealth but fears her husband will blow through it as he did once before.

Aug 31, 2020
A Drunk Is Coming To My Celebration
00:04:14

Marissa doesn’t want her husband’s alcoholic friend attending their vow renewal but worries she’s asking too much.

Aug 28, 2020
I Worry About Divorce
00:06:24

Linda has been in a rotten marriage for over 3 decades but can’t find the strength to end it.

Aug 28, 2020
A Friend Shared My Tragedy
00:05:15

Connie is angry that her friend told others the details of her son’s death due to a heroin overdose.

Aug 28, 2020
I’m Upset By These Photos
00:05:48

Brianne is dating a man whose prior marriage ended. However, his mother continues to display pictures of his ex-wife around her home.

Aug 28, 2020
Can I Ask Him To Stop Complaining?
00:03:50

Laura’s husband is griping about visiting her family despite being given the option not to go.

Aug 27, 2020
Am I A Bad Therapist?
00:07:43

Victoria wonders if she’s doing more harm than good as a young psychotherapist.

Aug 26, 2020
“Side-Seat Driver”
00:03:03

Ken can’t understand why his wife declines to drive but when she’s in the passenger seat she’ll “do all the driving!”

Aug 25, 2020
My Husband Finds This Inappropriate
00:05:28

Amanda reconnected with an old friend who is engaged to be married. However, Amanda’s husband is bothered by this because he’s a man.

Aug 25, 2020
"A Sad Mommy Day”
00:03:41

Mallory is having a rough day as a mommy of a 2-year-old child and is quite upset.

Aug 24, 2020
I Was Laid Off, And Now They Want Me Back
00:04:00

Irene is being welcomed back by her old employer but she’s second-guessing taking the opportunity due to sadness and anger from being let go.

Aug 21, 2020
I’m Anxious In The Passenger Seat
00:06:23

Susanne finds herself facing the demon of anxiety driving across country with her husband behind the wheel.

Aug 21, 2020
My Overly-Helpful Mother-In-Law
00:04:24

Donna’s mother-in-law is running her over at the front door with shrimp cocktails and more!

Aug 21, 2020
I’m “Pissed” With This Obituary
00:02:44

Rebecca wants to know if she should pursue removing her adopted children’s name from their bio-dad’s obituary.

Aug 21, 2020
Can I Get My Granddaughter To Listen?
00:02:51

Gaile’s 23-year-old granddaughter, who she has raised, refuses to listen to her “words of wisdom.”

Aug 20, 2020
Bonus Episode: Meet Billy Flanigan!!
00:10:24

Disney World entertainer, Billy Flanigan, loves to share Dolly Parton's quote, “If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.” Since the shutdown, he has cycled more than 4,200 miles through 16 states to put smiles on the faces of hundreds of friends and family with his special singing “Flanigrams.” What's one of Billy's favorite things to do while logging in all those miles? Listen to Dr. Laura on demand!!

Aug 19, 2020
“Why Is This Happening Now?!”
00:14:14

Molested at age five, Nicole now faces long-term damage as an adult.

Aug 19, 2020
My Child Is Having Troubling Thoughts
00:07:36

Brittany’s 4-year-old daughter has recently developed a habit of “bad thoughts” which she finds disturbing.

Aug 18, 2020
I’m Sad Saying Goodbye
00:07:39

Barbara finds herself in tears when heading home after visiting her adult children.

Aug 18, 2020
I Can’t Get Over The Pain and Loss
00:08:24

Mark came out to his parents 12 years ago and it instantly turned into them feeling bad for themselves ending their relationship.

Aug 17, 2020
I Don’t Like My Mom’s Decision Handling
00:07:48

Lisa’s 20-year-old daughter stayed with Grandma while attending school, but now she doesn’t want her to return. This is upsetting Lisa because of their past ...

Aug 14, 2020
I’m Distraught Over My Sister’s Condition
00:10:13

Donna is spiraling into emotional turmoil after speaking daily with her sister who suffers from alcohol-related dementia.

Aug 14, 2020
“Stop Whining, Start Living”
00:06:18

Chris thinks she’s having a hard time letting go of those who have done her wrong in life. Is that truly the case?

Aug 14, 2020
I Keep Thinking I’ll Lose My Baby
00:07:55

Anna previously miscarried and is frightened to lose yet another pregnancy.

Aug 14, 2020
Get Out Of My House!!
00:06:48

Mary’s brother continues to live in her basement despite being asked to leave.

Aug 13, 2020
Should I Send My Son Back To Private School?
00:04:49

Carla’s son has been failing his online studies finding himself 10 lessons behind due to an unmonitored distraction.

Aug 12, 2020
My Cousin Wants To Speak To Me - Part 2
00:05:53

Melissa updates Dr. Laura on what her cousin’s true intentions were after reaching out several years later.

Aug 11, 2020
My Cousin Wants To Speak To Me - Part 1
00:05:35

Melissa’s bad cousin is reaching out to her after they parted ways seven years ago. 

Aug 11, 2020
I Fear Cancer’s Return
00:10:10

Emily’s been in remission from breast cancer, but since her mom’s passing from lung cancer she’s scared it will recur. 

Aug 10, 2020
I Worry Too Much - Part 2
00:04:32

In the conclusion to this 2-part episode, Emily reveals how she was more focused on the symptoms vs. the core issue for her anxiety.

Aug 07, 2020
I Worry Too Much - Part 1
00:10:32

In the past year, Emily has been dealing with anxiety and assuming she’s offending others. 

Aug 07, 2020
My Husband Watches Pornography
00:03:10

Letty doesn’t know what to do with her husband of 25 years who’s been watching porn for 23 years of it! 

Aug 07, 2020
My Sister Is Still Rude!!
00:04:53

Butch donated a kidney to save his sister’s life but in turn she continues to be as mean as ever to him.

Aug 07, 2020
I’m Lonely!!
00:10:54

Ann’s divorced, her daughter has moved out, and she’s feeling really lonely now.

Aug 06, 2020
Why Shouldn’t I Shack Up?
00:06:35

Rob seeks clarity on why shacking up is not better than marriage when it comes to ensuring long-term success in a relationship.

Aug 05, 2020
“The Mathematical Problem”
00:05:42

Andrew and his mom are getting extremely frustrated when it comes to homeschooling and math.

Aug 04, 2020
I Want To Move Home
00:03:49

Jo would like to move back to her hometown but her husband says he won’t be happy there.

Aug 04, 2020
I’m Defensive!!
00:12:06

Racheal is finding it difficult to be a good listener and loving wife to her husband without reacting negatively.

Aug 03, 2020
A Disconnect In Our Marriage - Part 2
00:07:34

In the conclusion to this 2-part episode, Renee discovers what’s been preventing him from being closer to his wife.

Jul 31, 2020
A Disconnect In Our Marriage - Part 1
00:08:12

Elissa feels rejected and saddened because her husband Renee can’t seem to open up to her.


Jul 31, 2020
My Husband’s Kids Won’t Accept Me
00:03:45

Nancy is in a second marriage and finding that her husband’s adult children are not fond of their Dad’s new union.

Jul 31, 2020
Should I Call Their Parents?
00:05:16

Kate worries if she should inform the parents of her teen daughter’s friends who were caught vaping and hiding alcohol.

Jul 31, 2020
“I Stayed Home” Shocks Others!
00:03:07

Ann shares how people react to hearing her “trick” for successfully raising her daughters.

Jul 30, 2020
My Childhood Friend Is Mean
00:04:56

Trinity is being treated poorly by her “friend,” but has yet to look for the “good” in someone else instead.

Jul 29, 2020
Turns Out I Was Not The Victim
00:05:30

Katie thanks Dr. Laura for changing her attitude toward responsible decision-making as a single mom.

Jul 28, 2020
Am I A Bad Mom?
00:04:40

Tas believes she’s messing up as a parent, BUT is she really doing so?

Jul 28, 2020
My Child Is Failing
00:08:53

Wendy is worn down after spending the last three years attempting to keep her child from flunking out of school.

Jul 27, 2020
You Get Straight To The Answers!
00:03:52

Madeline recently discovered Dr. Laura for the first time and has a BIG thank you after hearing her words of wisdom.

Jul 24, 2020
How Do I Stop Relationship Failures?
00:05:23

Alvin is going through another divorce after having rushed into marriage to avoid being single.

Jul 24, 2020
My Teen Son Came Clean
00:03:40

After taking a marijuana-laced gummi bear, Sarah’s son came to her with the truth of what he’d done.

Jul 24, 2020
Can I Avoid Hurting Feelings?
00:07:39

Suzy has been invited to go hiking but would prefer to decline without upsetting her friend.

Jul 24, 2020
"Honor Thy Mother"
00:06:55

14-year-old Charlotte is collecting old vaping equipment and now finds herself in a bitter argument with her mom about it.

Jul 23, 2020
I'm Disturbed With My Father's Choice
00:02:35

Megan lost her mother to Alzheimer’s eight months ago. Now her dad is dating a woman who’s only a year older than Megan!

Jul 22, 2020
Thank You For The Impact On My Life
00:05:14

Emily shares how her mom was terrible at choosing men until she found Dr. Laura and they started listening together ...  

Jul 21, 2020
I'm Still Angry With My Dad 
00:09:02

Tabitha was placed into foster care after her father ruined her childhood by leaving her mother.

Jul 21, 2020
Being Sweet And Loving Works
00:05:32

Stephanie didn't want to hear it but ultimately took Dr. Laura's advice and now her marriage is much better!  

Jul 20, 2020
Your Advice Worked With A Rude Classmate 
00:04:15

Kyleen updates Dr. Laura on how her words of wisdom resolved an issue with a troublesome member of her online theatre group.  

Jul 17, 2020
In Praise Of My Kid's Perfect Response!
00:03:50

Proud mom Maria shares a memorable moment between her daughter and a fellow classmate who suggested her child was "lucky" in her everyday success. 

Jul 17, 2020
My Mother Has Taken Her Own Life
00:09:58

After suffering a stroke and not getting better...Lauren's mom ended it all deciding she no longer wished to be a burden. 

Jul 17, 2020
I'm Not Getting The Sympathy I Need
00:07:09

Celia is upset that her in-laws have apparently stopped showing care and concern over the loss of her mom to COVID-19 … or have they?

Jul 17, 2020
How Can I Get Over My Reluctance To Eat Better? 
00:07:00

Roy despised eating fruits and veggies as a child attending boarding school. Now, he eats nothing but carbs despite his doctor's stern warning.

Jul 16, 2020
My Husband Bailed On Our Wedding Reception
00:06:17

Chandy isn’t able to forgive her man after he sneaked away with friends instead of celebrating with his new bride.

Jul 15, 2020
I'm Fighting With My Anxiety Parenting – Part 2
00:03:40

In the conclusion to this 2-part episode, Rachel reveals why her thinking was wrong thanks to Dr. Laura's words of wisdom.

Jul 14, 2020
I'm Fighting With My Anxiety Parenting – Part 1
00:08:48

Rachel had a stressful childhood and thinks her anxiety is affecting her ability to be a good mom.

Jul 14, 2020
How Do I Discuss My STD When Dating?
00:05:57

Gianna suffers from genital herpes and doesn't know when it's best to share this sensitive information.

Jul 13, 2020
I'm Not Finding My Own Happiness – Part 2
00:08:46

In the conclusion to this 2-part episode, Andrew discovers why he hasn't been able to find love and satisfaction in his life.

Jul 10, 2020
I'm Not Finding My Own Happiness – Part 1
00:07:08

Andrew's friends are engaged to be married and he considers himself to be the "odd man out."

Jul 10, 2020
I'm Terrified Of Snakes!
00:03:21

Young Magdalena is so scared of being attacked by the elongated, legless reptiles that she fears playing outside her own home. 

Jul 10, 2020
I Fear Rejection
00:09:49

Katia's thoughts of her past divorce are overwhelming her ability to commit to her current relationship.

Jul 10, 2020
To Wear or Not To Wear, That Is The Question
00:03:10

Dawn purchased her grandchildren two-piece swimsuits and can't understand why her daughter won't allow them to be worn.

Jul 09, 2020
I Feel Inadequate
00:05:21

Since the pandemic's spread…Suzy's “active mom” lifestyle has changed dramatically.

Jul 08, 2020
Is My Sister's Life My Concern?
00:06:37

Brittney thinks her sister is dating a man who is unfit for marriage.

Jul 07, 2020
My Mom Never Told Me The Truth
00:05:21

Torri's uncertain she can continue to have a relationship with her mom after discovering her dad is not her biological father.

Jul 07, 2020
My Friend Is A Shacked-Up Mess!!
00:02:41

Kate's friend is seeking help as her relationship is unraveling in turmoil because she’s living outside of wedlock.

Jul 06, 2020
You Strengthened Me As A Husband
00:02:34

Jeff thanks Dr. Laura for helping him to "step up" during his wife's cancer battle.

Jul 03, 2020
I Feel Like I'm Losing My Son
00:05:21

Kim finds herself very emotional as her son and his wife prepare to relocate.

Jul 03, 2020
I Miss My Family
00:04:58

Dana has struggled to be happy since the deaths of her parents and sibling.

Jul 03, 2020
My Mom Wants To Be My Buddy
00:07:34

With her stepmom by her side, Alexandria calls into the program to discuss her bio-mom’s wish to be her “best friend” and not a “real mother” to her.

Jul 03, 2020
My Son Is Upset With Me For Kicking Him Out
00:09:20

Rosemary's 23-year-old son has resorted to name-calling and demeaning behaviors after the passing of his father.

Jul 02, 2020
I Haven’t Been My Husband’s Girlfriend
00:07:46

Darcey thought her husband was mean, that he didn’t love her, and that her needs were not being met...so she started texting another man!

Jul 01, 2020
Testimony of 10 Stupid Things Women Do
00:13:22

It took time for her to carry out Dr. Laura’s advice…but in the end Samantha did the right thing, leaving a relationship with a man she was shacking-up with for years!!

Jun 30, 2020
I Struggle When My Mom Says “No”
00:14:04

Young Lauren finds herself fighting with her parents more and more ...

Jun 30, 2020
Should I Return To My Job?
00:06:46

Sandy is concerned about returning to her job working at a hospital while the pandemic continues.

Jun 29, 2020
I’m Teaching My Daughter To Earn
00:04:08

Casey tells Dr. Laura that he’s using what she preaches to raise his child right.

Jun 26, 2020
When I’m Bad, “I’m Bad”
00:09:58

Tanya had weight loss surgery 4 years ago but has gone from one extreme to another keeping off the pounds.

Jun 26, 2020
My Sister "Matriarchs" Me
00:04:29

Amy’s sister has taken over the role of matriarch since the passing of their mother.

Jun 26, 2020
Your Guidance Has Raised A Man
00:03:23

Mike thanks Dr. Laura for helping him raise his son into being a "man" and not a “snowflake” ... 

Jun 26, 2020
I Don't Deserve My Husband
00:03:39

In response to a question Dr. Laura proposed, Crystal shares the many reasons why she doesn’t deserve her husband.

Jun 25, 2020
My Hope For A Mother Is Gone
00:05:08

Suzy’s mom passed away from COVID-19 but she finds herself confused by both relief and grief. 

Jun 24, 2020
Should I Pay For My Daughter’s Wedding?
00:09:15

Kay’s daughter is seeking financial assistance for her upcoming wedding but there's one BIG problem ... 

Jun 23, 2020
I’m Angry That I Have A Bad Dad
00:07:02

Jacob’s mom made poor choices leaving him angry that he’s never had the father he’d hoped for in life.

Jun 23, 2020
I Ceased Being A Shack-Up Honey
00:07:04

Jesse was shacking up with her boyfriend until the words of Dr. Laura helped her to stop playing games and start growing into a confident, secure woman.

Jun 22, 2020
Change The Attitude and Be Nice!!
00:04:42

Six months ago Patty was frustrated by her husband’s frequent visits to the bar…that was until the pandemic unfolded and she made a change!

Jun 19, 2020
I Believe My Mom Is On Drugs
00:10:52

17-year-old Aislynn asks for guidance after discovering her mother may be a drug addict.

Jun 19, 2020
I Can’t Get A Handle On My Weight
00:08:54

Jon was unaware that the reason he couldn’t lose weight was much more profound than just self discipline.

Jun 19, 2020
Choose A Hobby or Divorce
00:06:08

Michelle updates Dr. Laura on the advice she was given to either find a “hobby” or “divorce” ... hear her decision!!

Jun 19, 2020
My Son Has Eloped!
00:10:11

Over a recent holiday weekend, Crystal’s son discreetly connected with his girlfriend and eloped!

Jun 18, 2020
Can I Have A Relationship With My Divorcing Parents?
00:10:00

Gabrielle’s parents are divorcing...now she wonders how she can have a relationship with them both? 

Jun 17, 2020
Now I Know Why I’ve Picked The Wrong Men
00:04:48

Rene heard Dr. Laura’s advice to another caller of the program and realized why she's been picking bad men over the good ones.

Jun 16, 2020
My Life Is In Shambles
00:13:03

Coming off a failed marriage, Tiffany is a wreck and doesn’t know how to get things back on the right track.

Jun 16, 2020
Divorce and COVID-19 Are Tearing My Family Apart
00:07:10

Brooke divorced Jenna’s father, and because of the pandemic’s impact, Jenna is even more distanced from her daddy.

Jun 15, 2020
Your Words Of Wisdom Corrected My Thinking
00:03:32

Moana, molested by her mother’s fourth husband, believes she's the "bad person" ... 

Jun 12, 2020
My In-Laws Don’t Care About The Pandemic
00:06:22

Kristy’s husband is upset that she refuses to attend a family function as her in-laws believe the pandemic is “overblown” …

Jun 12, 2020
My Husband Is Lazy
00:03:23

Patsey is growing increasingly frustrated by her husband being unwilling to carry out the simplest of chores. 

Jun 12, 2020
What’s Best For Our Family’s Future?
00:03:20

Corry’s husband has been working far from home but has an opportunity to fix that if they move elsewhere.

Jun 12, 2020
Our Daughter Is Dating A Bad Guy
00:10:18

Tony and Louise’s teen daughter is dating a guy that they don’t like. Tony has banned him from their home but Louise fears her daughter will be angry.

Jun 11, 2020
How Do I Get Over My Embarrassment?
00:09:00

Susan was embarrassed after her husband revealed to friends and family her poor choice to meet with an ex-boyfriend.

Jun 10, 2020
Keeping A Happy Marriage During The Pandemic
00:05:18

Teresa calls into the program to share how she’s kept her marriage happy while under quarantine.

Jun 09, 2020
Is My Brother Being Controlled?
00:04:02

John is upset that his brother’s wife suggests they are “not brothers” because they have separate fathers.

Jun 09, 2020
I Need A Backbone!
00:07:44

Marie can’t muster the courage to kick her shack-up honey out of her own home!

Jun 08, 2020
Not Only Would My Husband Bring Me Lemonade …
00:02:21

Lydia shares what else her husband would bring her if swimming through “shark-infested waters” …

Jun 05, 2020
I’m Afraid To Sleep At Night
00:12:08

Young Addie is finding herself “alone and afraid” to the point of crying when it's time for bed.

Jun 05, 2020
My Husband Is Withdrawing From Me
00:08:19

Carol’s husband has become withdrawn and is communicating with an ex-girlfriend. Carol knows he’s doing this because of the arguments between them.

Jun 05, 2020
When Do I Set Up Firmer Boundaries?
00:14:04

Heather believes she’s supposed to “love everybody” but has found this quite difficult to accomplish with her mother-in-law’s behavior. 

Jun 05, 2020
Should I Reach Out To My Father?
00:06:48

Charlie hasn’t spoken with her dad since he was found guilty of being a sex offender! 

Jun 04, 2020
My Husband Took Your Advice!
00:03:18

Audra’s husband took Dr. Laura’s advice and told his mom the TRUTH! Now he and his mother are working out their differences in a much better direction.

Jun 03, 2020
My Hurt and Anger Is Impacting My Marriage
00:04:48

In a follow-up call to Dr. Laura, Catherine seeks help “retreading the tire” to keep the hurt and anger she has with her father’s new wife from impacting her own marriage. 

Jun 02, 2020
How Do I Stop Becoming A “Yes" Man?
00:08:51

Brittanie has become unhappy in her career because of her inability to say “no” when warranted.

Jun 02, 2020
Fallout With Mom
00:10:07

Iris is an only child and raised by her mom who never married. When she attempts to show her mom attention, things don’t go right between them. 

Jun 01, 2020
An Apology Owed To Dr. Laura
00:02:58

Martin never thought he would stop his procrastination. He even believed Dr. Laura had said the "lamest thing ever” until … 

May 29, 2020
Are Emotions Overshadowing My Judgment?
00:13:15

Gerald is 27-years-old and thinking of moving in with his girlfriend, but is unsure if this is right to do. 

May 29, 2020
My Husband Won’t Stop Smoking!
00:05:12

Afton’s husband is extremely unhealthy and refuses to stop smoking. With his prostate now at risk, is there anything she can do to get him to quit? 

May 29, 2020
I Don’t Think I Can Trust My Husband
00:05:21

Monica is upset that her semi-retired husband has been spending time and money at the local bar while she’s at work.

May 29, 2020
Being Sweet Saved My Marriage!
00:06:41

Michelle shares how Dr. Laura saved her marriage by putting her own problems in the past and becoming accountable for her actions.

May 28, 2020
I’m Unsure About My Relationship
00:11:31

Jessica is dating an actor nearly a decade older than her who’s had many past relationships.

May 27, 2020
Should I Enforce Consequences On My Teen? - Part 2
00:13:24

In the conclusion of this 2-part episode, 14-year-old Leilani learns from Dr. Laura how to better conduct her life to avoid long-term ramifications.  

May 26, 2020
Should I Enforce Consequences On My Teen? - Part 1
00:06:27

In this 2-part episode, 14-year-old Leilani finds herself in trouble for her “combative and disrespectful” behaviors towards her parents. Listen to Part 1 … 

May 26, 2020
Should My Teen Daughter Be On Social Media?
00:03:59

Liz’s daughter is begging her mother to be allowed to chat with friends on the social platform “Snapchat,”, but is this a good idea?

May 25, 2020
I Live By Your Mantra, Dr. Laura
00:03:48

April lives by her favorite mantra as told by Dr. Laura: “Feelings are not facts!” 

May 22, 2020
Should I Facilitate A Relationship With My Mother-In-Law?
00:09:44

Juli ponders if it’s important enough to have a relationship with her mother-in-law for the sake of her kids having a grandmother in their lives.

May 22, 2020
I’m Stressed Working On The Front Lines
00:08:59

Angela is feeling the overwhelming stress of working the front lines battling the pandemic at her hospital.

May 22, 2020
My Girlfriend Says She Doesn’t Trust Me
00:05:43

While hunkered down under quarantine states away from each other, Johnny’s girlfriend is expressing her lack of trust and insecurities. With tough times underway, what should he say to her?

May 22, 2020
My Son Wants To Bail On His Kid
00:02:13

James’ adult son wants to join the Marines instead of being a father to his child. What words of wisdom can James share with his son to change his mind?


May 21, 2020
My Dad Started A New Family
00:06:32

Katherine is upset that her father has remarried and started a new family. Now she’s being alienated by his new wife!

May 20, 2020
I Tell Lies All The Time
00:07:29

Brandon lies a lot, doesn’t like himself much and neglects others around him.

May 19, 2020
Should I Livestream My Marriage?
00:08:42

Brooke’s dream wedding has been put on hold due to the pandemic, but she’s considering a small ceremony and live streaming it to friends and family.

May 19, 2020
I Haven’t Had A Chance To Grieve
00:07:23

Jill is a small business owner under the stress of the pandemic and has not found an opportunity to grieve for her recently departed mother.

May 18, 2020
Thank You For Saving My Life!!
00:04:35

Wesley was on the verge of taking his own life until one day he heard Dr. Laura reveal “the secret of life” …

May 15, 2020
My Husband Says “I’m Giving Him Attitude”
00:11:03

Rebecca is facing divorce as her husband has expressed that he’s sick of her consistent bad attitude.

May 15, 2020
I Chose Poorly; Now I’m Divorced
00:07:48

Isabelle discovers why her marriage ended in divorce, because she shouldn't have married to begin with!

May 15, 2020
I’m In Grief Over The Loss Of My Siblings
00:07:06

Lettice can’t figure out how to handle the grief she’s been suffering over the loss of her 3 sisters.

May 15, 2020
I Believe My Boss Is Weak
00:05:13

Amber is angry at her boss for being a “limp dick,” but is there anything she can truly do about it?

May 14, 2020
I’m In Trouble With My Stepson And His Wife
00:09:58

Marsha conveyed to her stepson and his wife that she didn’t want to be a babysitter to their kids and that’s caused a family rift.

May 13, 2020
I’m Concerned About My Daughter Hitting Rock Bottom - Part 2
00:05:30

Jori calls back with her mother one week later to discuss what she’s learned from her prior discussion with Dr. Laura. 

May 12, 2020
I’m Concerned About My Daughter Hitting Rock Bottom - Part 1
00:10:51

Trish's adult daughter Jori works for her. Trish says she can't make a suggestion or offer an opportunity without Jori getting angry at her.

May 12, 2020
We Disagree Over My Husband’s Mother
00:08:32

Audra is ready to cut ties with her mother-in-law, but her husband Jesse is not ready to end it despite the chaos in their marriage.

May 11, 2020
COTD Classic: My Family Didn't Even Try
00:10:46

In this Call of the Day Classic episode, Margaret’s 15-year-old daughter speaks to Dr. Laura to give clarity as to why she and her siblings did nothing for their mother on Mother’s Day.

May 08, 2020
COTD Classic: Happy Mother's Day, Dr Laura!
00:04:00

In this Call of the Day Classic episode, Yvonne calls in to thank Dr. Laura for being more of a mom to her than her own birth mother was. With Dr. Laura's guidance, she has raised two successful daughters and has a full and happy life.

May 08, 2020
COTD Classic: I’m Suffering From Mother’s Day Depression
00:05:36

In this Call of the Day Classic episode, the last five years of Laura’s relationship with her mother were not happy ones to remember. Her mom indulged in alcohol and was physically and verbally abusive.

May 08, 2020
COTD Classic: My Wife Died on Mother's Day
00:06:43

In this Call of the Day Classic episode, Cris's wife passed away a few years ago on Mother's Day. He finds it difficult to not cry seeing pictures of his wife around the house. But he wants to have the pictures up for his kids to see. How can he stay strong?

May 08, 2020
I Was On The Verge Of Divorce
00:05:31

Tracy was going to leave her husband, who has suffered from depression, until she heard the words of Dr. Laura!!

May 07, 2020
Being Upbeat Is Exhausting!!
00:06:51

Joanie is feeling drained having to display “positivity and motivation” as part of her fitness training classes while under the COVID-19 quarantine.

May 06, 2020
Am I Truly Procrastinating?
00:12:30

Jennifer feels she’s falling short in life but is she truly procrastinating or exaggerating?

May 05, 2020
How Do I Deal With This Grief?
00:10:03

Denise lost both her 82-year-old mother and 53-year-old sister one day apart from each other!

May 05, 2020
My Friend Wants To Date Me
00:05:19

Rebecca’s friend says he has feelings for her, but she doesn’t feel the same way about him. Is their friendship of many years over?

May 04, 2020
Flash Your Husband To End An Argument
00:03:30

Noelle shared Dr. Laura’s classic advice “show your boobs to end an argument” with her church group! THIS IS A MUST LISTEN!!

May 01, 2020
Is It Too Late To Help My Daughter?
00:08:03

After years of avoiding the warning signs, Sandy is concerned for her daughter’s lack of friends and feeling of rejection. Is Sandy at fault for her poor choices as a mother?

May 01, 2020
My Daddy Doesn’t Want Me
00:08:57

Madeline is sad that her father is spending less time with her as he places his priorities towards his newly pregnant girlfriend.

May 01, 2020
My Husband Dislikes My Son
00:06:02

Shannon is in a second marriage where she’s encountering conflict between her husband and son.

May 01, 2020
I Feel Manipulated By My Brother
00:03:11

Heath is in dispute over a piece of land his brother wants and ponders if he should fight back or let him have it? 

Apr 30, 2020
How Do I Get My Mom To Help Herself? 
00:06:36

Stephanie’s mom is overweight and suffering from diabetes. She gambles and smokes and she’s perfectly happy not changing her bad ways. 

Apr 29, 2020
Thank You For Helping Me With Confrontations
00:04:16

Kim shares how Dr. Laura’s advice helped her stop freezing up during moments of confrontation.

Apr 28, 2020
I’m Feeling Burnout
00:09:39

After much time spent taking care of others, Diane feels lazy and unwilling to do anything. 

Apr 28, 2020
Our Marriage Is Falling Apart
00:10:39

Lisa and Tony’s therapist has suggested their marriage is more of an arrangement than anything else. Their effort to express more care for each other, however, hasn’t worked.

Apr 27, 2020
Copying My Cousin Got Me In Trouble!
00:04:33

Young Jackson found himself being disciplined after copying the bad behavior of his cousin. 

Apr 24, 2020
My Husband Is Mad At Me For Visiting My Addict Son
00:04:02

Augusta’s husband has voiced his unhappiness with his wife’s frequent on-again, off-again visits to her addict child. 

Apr 24, 2020
I’m Not Happy In My Career
00:08:16

Allison feels as if she’s an impostor in her own place of work as she seeks happiness and success.

Apr 24, 2020
I’m Comparing My Life To My Sister-In-Law’s
00:08:43

Michelle constantly compares her life to that of her sister-in-law’s, leaving her in constant frustration. 

Apr 24, 2020
The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands Works!
00:07:02

Longtime listener Kristy shares how Dr. Laura’s message to women has helped in her own marriage. 

Apr 23, 2020
My Wife Is Having An Emotional Affair
00:06:09

Jason’s wife is texting with a man at work because their communication has broken down. 

Apr 22, 2020
My Sister Failed To Help When I Needed Her Most
00:06:33