Dr. Laura Call of the Day

By Dr. Laura Schlessinger

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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 30 years, reaching millions of listeners weekly. This podcast offers a collection of Call of the Day highlights from the show. To get on-demand access to the full show every day, become a Family Premium member at DrLaura.com. Dr. Laura is a registered trademark of Take On The Day, LLC.

Episode Date
Should I Allow My Adopted Daughter to Continue Seeing Her Bio Brother?
04:11
Heidi has an adopted 6-year-old daughter whose bio brother has been telling her sensitive details about their biological parents. How can Heidi protect her daughter from this information? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 20, 2018
I'm getting Divorced for the Third Time
10:43
Ellen has now had three unsuccessful marriages. Why does she keep making such bad choices in men and what can she do to avoid making the same mistakes? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 17, 2018
My Mother Wants to Move in with Her Boyfriend
05:19
Mary's mother is in an assisted living home due to her dementia. She has recently started seeing a man who lives in the same home and told Mary that she wants to move into his room. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 17, 2018
My Wife Had an Affair
09:43
After 12 years of marriage, John found out that his wife has been having an affair. They have both been unhappy for a while. What can they do to fix things? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 17, 2018
Why Is My Husband Trying to Make Me Feel Bad?
05:22
Patty's husband has started bringing up her past boyfriends even though he and Patty have been married for many years. Why is he suddenly trying to make her feel bad about her past? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 17, 2018
My Sister Is a Pain in the Butt
05:16
Lori's sister keeps interfering in her relationship with their mother. How can Lori distance herself from her sister's negativity? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 16, 2018
Should I Respond to My Brother's Letter?
08:23
Sharon's brother sent an unusual letter to her and her siblings over 15 years ago. She never responded and now thinks about it almost daily. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 15, 2018
Am I Being Too Overprotective?
06:14
Michael legally adopted his stepdaughter last year when her bio dad gave up his parental rights. Now with some estranged family coming into play, Michael can't help but feel nervous. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 14, 2018
I Feel like I'm Doing All the Work
05:07
Amanda and her boyfriend have been dating for a year. She is constantly making the effort to go see him, but feels that her effort is not reciprocated. Is it too late to bring it up? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 14, 2018
I Am Still Seeking My Parents' Approval
06:26
Julie has been sober for over a year and has started to realize she's having trouble acting like a grown woman and mother. She lets her parents be over-critical of her and her children because she is still seeking their approval after her difficult childhood. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 13, 2018
Am I Being Selfish?
05:37
Sue works in sales and earned a trip based on her performance. She has been able to take her husband with her in the past, but she won't be able to this year due to the budget at work. Her husband is upset that she still wants to go and she is disappointed that she might have to miss out on the trip. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 10, 2018
I Want More Than My Wife Does In The Bedroom
04:30
Sebastian and his wife have been married for 4 years and have an 8-month-old and a 2-year-old. They were hot and heavy early on in their relationship, but lately he's been struggling with his sexual needs not being met and has been watching more porn. He and his wife have tried to be more adventurous, but she is not interested and he is considering straying outside of the marriage. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 10, 2018
My Husband Had an Inappropriate Relationship With Another Woman
05:47
Lana discovered that her husband has been having intimate text conversations with a woman from work. She realized that she had stopped being there for him when he needed to talk about his daily stress and relationship issues and wants to work full-time at being her husband's girlfriend. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 10, 2018
Thank You, Dr. Laura!
01:59
Michelle and her husband are happily married and celebrating their 19th wedding anniversary. She calls in before their date night to thank Dr. Laura for always speaking the truth and being a voice of reason for her through her marriage. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 10, 2018
I Have Issues With Self-Control
05:58
Mark has realized after watching the Marriage 101 Course with his fiancée that he has issues with self-discipline. He is worried that his lack of control with binge-eating and watching porn are going to hurt his fiancée and needs help to find a solution. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 09, 2018
I Am Still Parenting My 23-Year-Old Daughter
02:51
Karen's 23-year-old daughter recently graduated college and has a full-time job. They talk often, with Karen giving advice when her daughter calls for support. Her daughter is becoming irritated at the advice and Karen isn't sure what to do. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 08, 2018
How Do I Ask My Wife To Read The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands?
02:14
Drew is having a hard time coming up with a tactful approach to ask his wife to read The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands. He isn't happy in their marriage and thinks it would help improve their relationship. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 07, 2018
Thank You For Lighting a Fire Under Me!
02:18
Rob was seeing someone who decided they just wanted to casually date and see other people. If it weren't for the advice Dr. Laura gave him a month ago, he wouldn't have been able to handle the break-up and move on with his life. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 07, 2018
I Don't Want To Go To College
06:33
Art is 18-years-old, has graduated from high school and is not sure if he wants to start college yet. He was recently diagnosed with clinical depression and wants to go out in the world to find what makes him happy. He and his mother Martha call in for a solution. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 06, 2018
I Miss Being Intimate With My Husband
05:33
About 13 years ago, Jen found out that she had cervical cancer and had to go through radiation and surgery. These procedures changed her body and it is now extremely painful to have intercourse. She misses the intimacy in her relationship and wants her husband to feel desired. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 03, 2018
I Wasn't Happy With My Life, So I Had An Affair
10:43
Stephanie and Greg have been married for 11 years and have 3 kids together. Last year, Greg had an affair with one of Stephanie's friends. He hasn't been happy with his job or his life, but is now working on being happier. They are trying to rebuild their marriage and improve their lives. They call in together for advice on how to move past the pain. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 03, 2018
What Do I Do About My Lack of Sympathy For My Mother-In-Law?
03:18
Michelle's mother-in-law was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. Her mother-in-law has been a smoker all her life and is continuing to smoke despite the cancer. Michelle is having trouble feeling sympathetic and isn't sure what to do. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 03, 2018
What Should I Do About My Unfaithful Husband?
03:21
Ann's husband of 20 years recently admitted to being unfaithful and remains in an emotional relationship with one of his co-workers. She's wondering if it would be in the best interest of her kids and herself if she asked him to leave. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 03, 2018
I Caught My 15-Year-Old Vaping!
05:40
Jane caught her teenage son vaping. When she confronted him about it, he told her that he hasn't felt like he fits in with the kids at school, but that he recently met some new friends that he feels like he connects with. Jane thinks they're influencing him to do bad things and needs help with how she should guide him. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 02, 2018
How Can I Stop Feeling Bad About My Dad?
04:36
Deena has been giving her dad money over the years that he does not pay back. She feels bad about it because he's 78 and she is the only member of the family that still talks to him, but she knows that something has to change. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Aug 01, 2018
Am I Being Unreasonable To Ask My Husband For Help With Chores?
07:40
Christina is a stay-at-home mom with two kids. She would like her husband to help her with the weekend chores, like taking out the trash and helping with the laundry, but is worried she is being unreasonable to ask for his help after he has already worked a 60 hour week. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 31, 2018
We're Worried About Our Financial Future
07:12
John and Lisa have been happily married for 15 years, but have recently found themselves in trouble with the IRS. They have lawyers working on the issue, but the stress and uncertainty of possibly losing their business is affecting their relationship. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 31, 2018
My Son Isn't Working On Building His Future
09:50
Carol's son graduated high school a year ago and quit college after the first semester, causing him to lose his scholarship. She has always pushed him to do well in school, but he doesn't think it's the right course for him. She's disappointed that he's now working at a fast food restaurant and wants to know how to help him succeed. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 30, 2018
I Need Help Breaking Off My Engagement With My Alcoholic Fiance
03:44
Krystal is engaged to a man who is an alcoholic and has decided that she needs to break it off with him. She isn't sure how to do it and calls in for advice on how to go through with it. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 27, 2018
I Think The Problem Is Me. What Should I Do?
07:50
Anna is married to a great husband and has twin boys that are doing well. She was abused by her brother when she was young and her parents didn't believe her. She is worried that the past abuse she suffered is affecting her family. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 27, 2018
I'm Not Sure If I Want To Go Back To Work
10:25
Georgina had her daughter 5 months ago and is scheduled to return to work soon. She is struggling with the decision to go back because she would rather be home to care for her young child. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 27, 2018
My Parents Didn't Prepare Me To Deal With Life, My Health, And My Eating Disorder
09:35
Kendra is 31, just moved out of her parents house 5 months ago and has started going back to school. She has scoliosis and has been struggling with an eating disorder for years. She feels lost because her parents made her a snowflake by doing so much for her and she doesn't think she has the skills to cope on her own. She is determined to figure out where her life is and tackle her eating disorder. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 27, 2018
How Can I Stop Being Defensive Towards My Husband?
05:08
Doris realized she has a problem after reading a recent Dr. Laura Family email about strategies for becoming less defensive. When her husband goes into work mode, he becomes very intense. This causes her to try to defend herself, but she would like to stop bickering and calls Dr. Laura for advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 26, 2018
Thank You For Setting The Tone For My Marriage!
02:22
Katie, 25, has been married for 1 year and never shacked up. Her mother encouraged Katie to listen to the program 3 years ago and gave her The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands before she got married. She read it on the beach during her honeymoon and it set the tone for her marriage. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 25, 2018
My Husband Constantly Forgets Things About Me!
08:53
Jen and Dustin have been married for 3 years and have a 2 year old together. Jen says that Dustin doesn't remember things that she tells him, like appointments and her own personal likes and cares. He says that he doesn't do it intentionally and that he is just simply focused on other life issues. They both call in to find a solution together. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 24, 2018
Should We Be Concerned That Our Mom Barely Leaves The House?
05:48
Shane and Rachel call in concerned about their mom. Their father passed away 5 years ago and their mom had a stroke 6 months after. Though their mom is now doing better and self-sufficient, she spends a lot of time alone. Should they be concerned that she is depressed? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 24, 2018
My Husband and I Have A Better Relationship Since I Left Him. What Should I Do?
09:25
Hannah and her husband have been married for 15 years and have two kids. She believes she chose wisely, but they took each other for granted. She didn't properly feed and care for him, and they were both unhappy. She left him a few months ago and they're getting along and communicating better now that they're apart. They're both dating new people and she wants advice on what to do. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 23, 2018
I Can't Handle My Social Anxiety
07:31
Theresa has been struggling with social anxiety and it's affecting her life. Her sister told her to call Dr. Laura for advice and after multiple attempts to pick up the phone, she finally gets the nerve to call. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 20, 2018
I'm Concerned That I Didn't Choose Wisely
10:05
Joe and his wife have been married for ten years and have a young child together. They recently started The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands online video course and they're both concerned that they may have chosen poorly. Joe calls in for advice on what they should do. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 20, 2018
My Husband Doesn't Treat Me Like He Used To
06:42
Jenn and her husband have been married for 17 years and she noticed that he started treating her differently about 2 years ago. She was depressed when they got married and he took care of her. Now that she's started therapy and taking care of herself, he's become more controlling and jealous and she's not sure what happened. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 20, 2018
Should I Find Out If My Dad Has Another Woman?
05:02
Jennifer's dad left her mom after being married for 40 years. She's upset about him abandoning her mother and thinks there might be another woman. She calls for advice on whether or not she should try to find out. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 20, 2018
What Should I Do About My Addict Mom?
07:10
24-year-old CJ is having a hard time navigating her relationship with her mom. Her parents both started drinking and using drugs when she was 17 and ended up getting divorced. CJ is now married with two kids and is concerned about her mom's current alcoholism and the effect it could have on her family. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 19, 2018
Thank You For Changing My Life!
05:53
Roxanne got remarried after a previously failed marriage, but she and her current husband weren't happy. She began taking The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands online video course and stopped being bitchy, short, and unkind to her husband. Since she started actually caring for him, her husband has completely changed for the better. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 18, 2018
How Can I Move On After Surviving Cancer?
03:57
Shelly has been cancer-free for almost a year. Her 50th birthday is coming up, but she's hesitant to have a party. She feels like she is stuck in a rut waiting for the other shoe to drop and wants to know how to break out of it and focus on her future. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 17, 2018
I Feel Guilty About My Father's Death
06:51
Karey's father passed away after struggling with kidney issues. He became very ill while she was taking care of him, but he refused to go to the hospital and passed away later that evening. She now feels guilty for not insisting on taking him to the doctor and isn't sure how to heal. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 16, 2018
How Do I Break Up With My Shack-Up Boyfriend?
09:24
Kenna has been shacking up with her boyfriend and his kids for 2 years. She recently found out that he does not want to have more kids and does not want to get married. She does want marriage and kids and has decided to leave him, but is worried about hurting his feelings. Her sister, who is an avid Dr. Laura fan, recommended that Kenna call for advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 13, 2018
My Husband Won't Go To My Friend's Wedding
04:22
Alyssa's long-time friend is getting married to an abusive man and her husband refuses to attend the wedding because of it. Her friend has confessed the abuse to her many times, but always later tells her that it's okay and not to worry. Alyssa's not sure what to do and calls for advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 13, 2018
My Two Daughters Are Fighting Constantly
04:43
Jennifer's two pre-teen daughters share a bedroom and are constantly fighting. Her husband grew up with 6 siblings and thinks it's important for them to share a room to develop a strong relationship, but their arguing is becoming too much and she wants to know if she should separate them. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 13, 2018
What Do I Do About My Dad's Anxious Hovering?
05:30
Hailey calls in with her mom Lori to talk about her dad's behavior. She's been out of college for two years and on a missionary trip to the Middle East, but now that she's back home, her dad hovers over her and his anxious energy bothers her. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 13, 2018
I Think My Husband Is Cheating on Me. What Do I Do?
06:13
About a year ago, Megan found out her husband kissed another woman and she confronted him. He denied it and they moved on, but she has been noticing signs that he is still cheating with other women and isn't sure what she should do. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 12, 2018
What Do I Do About My Dad's Negativity?
03:49
Sarah's mom left when she was little, so her dad raised her with the help of his parents. She has now been married for 18 years and lives a few hours away from her dad. He visits regularly to attend his grandkids' events, but is always critical and negative when he's there. Sarah wants to know how to handle it. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 11, 2018
What Can I Do About My Dad's Need For Attention?
07:34
Maria recently visited her dad and realized that he spends more time talking than listening to her. Her mother has passed on and he has a hard time making friends, so his conversations with Maria have gotten more intense. Though he didn't have a loving childhood, he has always been there for her and she wants to help him, but isn't sure how. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 10, 2018
What Do I Do About My Son's Abusive Behavior?
02:44
Susie's adult son is verbally abusive toward her and the rest of their family. She's at a loss as to what to do and calls for advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 09, 2018
I Met My New Boyfriend On A Dating Website
07:19
Laney has been divorced for a year and has been dating a man she met online for about 8 months. He originally told her when that they met that he had been divorced for about 3 months, but she recently found out that wasn't accurate. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 06, 2018
I Used To Play Your Program For Troublemaker Teenage Boys On My Bus
04:22
Susan is a long-time listener who was a single parent for 10 years, but is now happily re-married and her husband's girlfriend. She used to play Dr. Laura's program while driving a bus and had 15 teenage boys who would listen with her. She calls to thank Dr. Laura for helping turn their lives around. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 06, 2018
I'm Nervous About My Upcoming Anniversary
04:09
Wendy called previously when she found out her husband had been having an affair. He had ended it before she found out and they are now going to marriage counseling. Their anniversary is coming up and she's feeling nervous and not sure what to do. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 06, 2018
My Boyfriend's Ex Is Making Me Uncomfortable
07:49
Morgan's boyfriend's ex-girlfriend has been hacking their accounts and other inappropriate things. Her actions are making Morgan uncomfortable, but her boyfriend isn't concerned. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 06, 2018
A Local Boy Threw Rocks at My House When I Told Him My Kids Weren't Home
04:15
Sarah's children play with a neighborhood child whose behavior is making Susan increasingly uncomfortable. Should she say anything to the boy's parents? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 05, 2018
My Ex-Husband's Sexual Addictions Have Made Me Fear Dating
05:13
Susie met her ex-husband at Bible College and were married 8 months later. She found out about his sexual addictions 5 years after they were married and she left him after 14 years of infidelity. She now has a fear of choosing badly again and calls for advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 03, 2018
Should I Let My Son Have Contact With My Drunk Mom?
10:13
Samantha has had a bad relationship with her drunk mom since she was a teenager. She has cut ties with her, but feels guilty about keeping her mom away from her son and wants to know if she should let her mom see her son during an upcoming visit. Samantha's step-mom recommended she call Dr. Laura for advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 03, 2018
I'm Critical of My Husband, But I Want To Be a Good Wife!
07:04
Alex and her husband have been married for just over a year. They met at 19, never shacked up, and he proposed after 4 years of dating. She still has insecurities from a relationship before him and asks for advice on how to avoid making problems out of her own issues and be a good wife. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jul 02, 2018
How Can I Convince My Wife To Have Major Surgery?
03:57
Michael's wife has severe Crohn's disease and needs to have an ostomy surgery. She doesn't want to because she is afraid and embarrassed, but her declining health is affecting the whole family, including her two young children. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 29, 2018
How Do I Deal With Church Members Criticizing My Pastor Husband?
04:50
Norma's husband has been a pastor for 30 years of their 32 year marriage. At 59, he is likely at his last congregation and there are older members of the church that are critical of him. The way they treat him makes Norma angry and upset and she's not sure how to handle it. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 29, 2018
My Son Committed Theft - Is My Punishment Enough?
05:27
Gill found out that his son had stolen a small item from a store. He and his wife came up with a punishment for their son, but Gill is uncertain if it's the right consequence and is worried that his son will continue his delinquent behavior. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 29, 2018
Why Am I Lying and Cheating?
05:47
Katie lost her job a year and a half ago and decided to take the opportunity pursue a better quality of life by moving to another state. She had been dating a man for 12 years and they agreed she would visit every other weekend, but she has been cheating and lying to him and she doesn't understand why. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 29, 2018
My Daughter Is Forcing Her Son To Play Football
05:08
Cheri's daughter is forcing her 9-year-old son to play football because she loves the community and interaction with the other parents. Cheri's grandson recently told her that he doesn't want to play anymore because he doesn't want to be mean and hurt other people and she isn't sure how to tell her daughter. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 28, 2018
Kindergarten Graduation - Yay or Nay?
04:54
Aaron had called previously regarding his daughter's kindergarten graduation. He felt that it was unnecessary, but his wife disagreed and wanted them to attend. He talked it through with his wife after talking with Dr. Laura and he calls back to thank her for her advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 27, 2018
How Can I Get My Parents To Approve Of My Boyfriend?
08:33
Carly is dating a man that she met one night when they were both drinking heavily. He has a history of drug and alcohol use and Carly's parents do not approve of him. He's been sober for 6 months and Carly wants to know how she can get her parents to accept that she's dating him. Carly and her mom Helen call to ask Dr. Laura for her advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 26, 2018
Will There Be Expectations If I Let My Date Pay?
08:40
Sarah is 24 and has started dating again after a couple of failed relationships with people she had considered marrying. She's looking for someone to be with seriously, but is concerned that there will be sexual expectations early on if she lets her dates pay for dinner and drinks. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 25, 2018
How Can I Stop Second-Guessing Myself?
03:34
Dennis was married for 25 years and has been divorced for 15. He's found himself second-guessing his words and actions when he spends time with friends or family. He never had this problem when he was married and wants to know what to do. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 22, 2018
How Do I Respond To People Judging My Career Choice?
03:58
Erin is a stay-at-home mom, but is excited to rejoin the workforce now that her youngest is going to start kindergarten in September. She is a non-practicing attorney, but plans to work as a real estate broker instead. Her family and friends are judging her choice and she wants to know how she should respond to them. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 22, 2018
Thank You For Helping Me Be A Good Husband!
02:44
Dale heard a call recently where Dr. Laura advised a woman to draw her husband a bath after long day at work. Dale decided to do the same for his wife and had his daughters help him clean and make dinner so she would have time to relax in the bathtub. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 22, 2018
Thank You For Helping Me Keep My Marriage Together!
05:39
Melissa and her husband started out as shack-up honeys and were pregnant with their first child at age 19. Even though they did everything wrong in the beginning, they have now been married for 28 years and she thanks Dr. Laura for all her wisdom over the years. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 22, 2018
My Wife Is Pregnant and Moody
02:21
Shawn's wife of 3 years is pregnant with their second child. She has been hormonal and having mood swings. He's trying to be patient with her but he wants to know if he should suggest she take the Marriage 101 course. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 21, 2018
Should I Be Concerned About My Father's Girlfriend?
05:23
Marissa's father has started dating after they lost her mother two years ago. The family is shocked and she is worried that he is being taken advantage of. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 20, 2018
I Want My Husband To Be More Authoritative With Our Kids
09:43
Crystal and Justin have different parenting skills when it comes to disciplining their kids, especially their oldest daughter. Justin likes to talk through situations with his daughter but Crystal feels he needs to use a firmer voice and be more authoritative like she is. They both get on the line with Dr. Laura to find a solution. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 19, 2018
Should I Tell My Kids About Their Father's Affair?
09:50
Lisa is considering telling her three kids that their father cheated years ago. She shut down and became depressed when it happened, but she moved past it by reading The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands and now has a happy marriage. She feels she wasn't a good mom when she was depressed and is worried that her past emotional absence is why one of her children is suicidal and hostile towards her. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 18, 2018
I Told My Wife I Wanted To Separate
07:59
John has been thinking about leaving his wife Linda for the past 3 years. They have been married for 37 years and he has grown to resent Linda for not doing things with him anymore. He feels she's changed and it's caused him to become become anxious and depressed, so they both call in to get Dr. Laura's advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 15, 2018
I Was Being Self-Centered
03:37
Jackie has been a listener for 4 months and realized that even though she thought she was being a good wife and her husband's girlfriend, she actually was being a self centered B. She calls Dr. Laura to candidly thank her for her wisdom. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 15, 2018
I'm Struggling To Lose Weight
04:43
Mike is binge eating junk food in the middle of the night. He wants to lose weight but is having a hard time and calls in for advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 15, 2018
Thank You For Encouraging Me To Find A Strong Man
07:59
Mandy has been a listener for a while and calls in to thank Dr. Laura for telling women to hold out for a strong man. She now has an amazing husband who she appreciates and who takes care of her in return and they're expecting their first child in time for Father's Day. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 15, 2018
How Do I Tell My Husband To Get Rid Of His Brother's Stuff?
05:49
Brenda's brother-in-law passed away 7 years ago and her husband is still holding on to his old stuff. She thinks it's time to clear it out and wants to know how to talk to bring it up with him. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 14, 2018
Should I Tell My Daughter About Her Father's Infidelity?
07:30
Cindy was married to her abusive husband for fifty years. A few weeks before he passed, he confessed to cheating on her multiple times. Her daughter feels that it's disrespectful to her deceased father that Cindy is trying to move on and find happiness in her seventies. Should Cindy tell her daughter about the cheating so she can understand? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 13, 2018
Thank You For Saving My Life and My Marriage
04:51
Jen and her husband have been married for 15 years. A few years ago her husband got caught cheating. Jen calls to thank Dr. Laura for giving her the knowledge and strength to pull herself together and save herself and her marriage. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 12, 2018
My Son Is Afraid Of Failing
03:59
Lisa's 9-year-old son plays soccer on a team his dad coaches and is hesitating to perform because he's afraid of making the wrong move and failing to do well. Lisa calls to ask for advice on how to handle her son's fear. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 11, 2018
Dealing With A Clingy Friend, Part Two
08:27
Susan called Dr. Laura about a clingy friend and thinks overnight about why she is friends with the woman. She and Dr. Laura talk about how Susan's childhood and lack of parental presence may be affecting how she chooses friends as an adult. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 08, 2018
How Do I Deal With A Clingy Friend?
06:19
Susan is having issues with her son's friend being too clingy and copying him. The friend's mom also shows similar behavior and has crashed vacations and other family events Susan tells her about. Dr. Laura tasks her to think about what space this friendship is filling in Susan's life and asks her to call back. Check back this afternoon for the second half of the call! Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 08, 2018
How Do I Get Over My Driving Phobia?
07:45
Cathy has a phobia of driving on freeways and bridges and it's preventing her from visiting her grandchildren. It started about 10 years ago and she's wondering why it started and how she can overcome her fear. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 08, 2018
Why Did I Get Married?
08:36
Jennifer has struggled with stability her whole life. She married her second husband because he was secure and she hoped that love and romance would eventually happen. It's been two years and those feelings haven't developed and she wants to know if she should tough it out or if she's stringing him along. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 08, 2018
I'm Jealous of My Mom and Her Friends
07:01
Valerie was spending time with the wrong crowd and didn't feel like she was growing, so she moved back home to be near her mom. Now that she's back, she's upset that her mom spends more time with friends than she does with her and isn't sure how to handle it. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 07, 2018
I'm Still Not Over The Death Of My Friend
03:58
Ella was friends with a terminally ill woman for many years. At the end of her friend's life, Ella gave up dating so that she could help her. Now that her friend has passed, she is reluctant to start dating again and wants to know how to move on with her life. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 06, 2018
How Long Can My Wife Keep Bringing Up A Mistake?
05:44
Tom and Jennifer started getting to know their neighbors and spending more time with them. Tom found out that the husband got caught cheating and was asked not to tell anyone. He kept his word and didn't even tell Jennifer. She found out from the wife and is now angry with Tom for not telling her. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 05, 2018
Should I Tell My Son That His Dad Isn't Biologically Related?
02:44
Ellie met her now husband 13 years ago when she was 8 months pregnant with another man's child. The biological dad didn't want her to keep the baby and has had no contact with them since. As her son is getting older, she is wondering if she should reveal the truth? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 04, 2018
How Can I Stop Feeling Sad About My Divorce?
03:19
Annie got divorced 2 years ago and is still upset and sad. She's tried traveling and changing jobs but still can't shake her grief. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 01, 2018
Thank You For Showing Me How To Grow
02:29
Linda is a long-time listener and calls to thank Dr. Laura for 3 calls she heard that helped her change her life. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 01, 2018
What Can I Do About My Competitive Daughter?
01:46
Jody's 8-year-old daughter is overly competitive and gets upset when others don't play by the rules. Dr. Laura had given her great advice on a previous issue 5 years ago, so Jody calls back for her advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 01, 2018
When Will I Feel Normal Again?
08:16
Rachel has recently experienced several losses, including the death of her mom from breast cancer. She fears that her grief is affecting her job and is wondering when she is going to feel normal again. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jun 01, 2018
I Am Not Comfortable Having My Picture Posted On Social Media
05:41
Pam is uncomfortable with family and friends posting pictures of her from gatherings on social media. She feels that it is an invasion of privacy and isn't happy with the way she looks. She wants to know how to express these feelings to her family and friends. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 31, 2018
Should I Become a Foster Parent?
04:28
Donna is 39 and has been divorced for 7 years. She had always wanted to have kids, but was unable to do so. She is considering becoming a foster parent and asks for Dr. Laura's advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 30, 2018
How Do I Tell My Mother She Can't Stay With Us?
05:35
Cindy's husband is uncomfortable with how unkind and disrespectful her mother is to him when she comes to visit. They have decided that her mother is no longer welcome to stay with them, but Cindy isn't sure how to tell her. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 29, 2018
Should I Tell My Kids About Their Father's Stroke?
08:21
Paulette's husband has just had a major stroke. Her son and daughter are about to start final exams in school and she's not sure if she should wait to tell them about the full extent of the damage. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 28, 2018
How Do I Stay Away From My Abusive Husband?
09:35
Stacey is 55-years-old and has left her abusive husband. He has been this way throughout their 37 year marriage and she has left him a few times before. She has always gone back because she loves him but she is tired of the constant abuse and wants to know how to stay away. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 25, 2018
How Do I Stay Positive For My Son?
09:55
Nine years ago, Jeremy was seeing a woman who got pregnant. She lied and said it wasn't his. Four years later, she told him the truth. Now, he's struggling with her difficult personality while trying to raise their son in a positive environment. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 25, 2018
I Don't Want To Apologize To My Brother
07:17
Stephanie and her brother were in an argument that ended with her calling him a child molester. Her brother actually molested her when they were younger and even though their mother knows this, she is still insisting that Stephanie apologize. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 25, 2018
Thank You For Helping Us Get Our Happiness Back!
04:13
Mary started noticing that she was taking her husband for granted and not treating him right. She picked up The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands and now she and her husband are boyfriend and girlfriend again. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 25, 2018
Our Son Is Not Following The Rules
09:17
18-year-old Blake is causing problems for his dad, Jeff, and his stepmother, Mary. He is disobeying the rules, not doing his homework, and being disrespectful in general. He stopped participating in all his hobbies when his birth mother abandoned him five years ago and wants to know how he can find himself again. All three of them decided to call me for advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 24, 2018
How Do I Deal With My Girlfriend's Mom Texting Me?
06:38
Rara's 17-year-old son Brian is receiving a lot of text messages from his girlfriend's mom. From checking in when he's with her daughter to asking how he will ask her to prom, Rara and Brian both think it's excessive and aren't sure how to handle it. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 23, 2018
I Was Laid Off And Now I Feel Worthless
07:11
Laura and her husband have had the unique circumstance of being able to work from home for the past 17 years while raising their two children. She was recently laid off and needs to find a new job, but is dealing with feelings of worthlessness. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 22, 2018
I'm Still Struggling With Anxiety From My Childhood
07:49
Anna grew up being abused by her brother and her father didn't believe her when she told him. Though she is happy with her husband and two kids, she still has anxiety from her rough childhood and doesn't know how to cope with it. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 21, 2018
Follow-Up: Why Don't People Give Me The Same Attention I Give Them?
07:48
Last week's Call of The Day was from Dana who was hurt that people didn't return the same kindnesses she gave them. She read "Bad Childhood, Good Life" as assigned and calls back to follow-up on what she has learned. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 18, 2018
How Do We Move Past His Financial Betrayal?
04:58
Shana found out that her husband Nick pulled money out of their retirement fund to pay bills and they now owe taxes because of it. She's upset that he did this without talking to her first and they both call in for advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 18, 2018
I Wish I Could Open Up to My Wife
10:18
Jerry is struggling to communicate his feelings with his wife. He fears that he may end up losing her because of this and wants to know what he should do. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 18, 2018
Is My Husband Responsible For Planning Our Date Nights?
03:05
Danna feels like her husband doesn't actively plan or ask her out on dates. She wants to know if he should be taking the lead on their nights out or if it's all up to her to handle. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 18, 2018
How Can I Grieve?
05:12
Rachel's father just passed away and she is having trouble processing the loss. How can she come to terms with this new reality? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 17, 2018
My Husband Won't Stand up to His Mom
08:53
Mark's mother has always treated his wife Laurie poorly. After feeling his mother had gone too far, Mark told Laurie he would not put up with it any longer but has since remained in contact with her. What should they do? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 16, 2018
I Need My Siblings to Step up to the Plate
04:21
Lynn's mother has just been diagnosed with terminal cancer. How can Lynn encourage her siblings to help in this time of need? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 15, 2018
I Can't Stop Worrying About My Son
05:13
Mary finds herself constantly overthinking everything when it comes to her 28-year-old son. How can she find peace of mind and let go? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 14, 2018
Happy Mother's Day, Dr Laura!
03:44
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. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 11, 2018
Should We Just Forget About His Affair?
03:53
Audrey's husband had an affair five years ago. He confessed to her and they have worked through it, but he now wants to pretend that it never happened and she feels like that isn't fair to her. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 11, 2018
Why Don't People Give Me The Same Attention I Give Them?
10:25
Dana experienced trauma during her childhood and now always makes a point of showering the people around her with attention. She is hurt that people don't return that kindness to her. Dr. Laura assigns her to read Bad Childhood, Good Life and to call back in one week. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 11, 2018
Will We Ever Have a Second Child?
05:03
Shelby and her husband have been trying for the past six months to have a second child. She gets upset every month when she isn't pregnant and feels like it's starting to affect her relationship with her husband. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 11, 2018
Why is My Daughter Acting Up?
05:38
Barb's husband is away on military training and their 5-year-old daughter has suddenly been behaving badly and lying at school. She wants to know why and what she can do to correct her daughter's unruly actions. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 10, 2018
I Am Still Grieving Over My Son's Suicide
10:40
Christa is still grieving over her son who, after struggling with schizophrenia, committed suicide three years ago. She is upset with her family for expecting her to get over it and wants to know how she can cope. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 09, 2018
Our Retirement Plans Changed... What Now?
03:17
Lisa and her husband had discussed retiring at 50 so they could travel, but her husband has decided to push that out a few years. She has already started working part-time and traveling with friends and wants to know how to navigate this change of plans. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 08, 2018
How Do I Stop Feeling Stuck?
03:48
Ginger is a 36-year-old former shack-up honey who is struggling to move forward. Though she does recognize her value, she doesn't know what to do now after selling herself short for so many years. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 07, 2018
Do We Have Too Much of an Age Difference?
04:00
Kevin is 52 years old and dating a woman who is 32. He is interested in Dr. Laura's thoughts regarding an age gap of 20 years. She tells him what she thinks and goes into the difference between having convictions and being narrow-minded. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 04, 2018
I Love Her, but She Lies
06:01
Matt has been with his girlfriend for almost a year and he's concerned about her consistent pattern of deceit. He loves her, but the constant lies she tells make it hard to trust her and he's not sure what he should do. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 04, 2018
What Do I Do About My Difficult Brother?
02:50
Lauren is settling an estate with her two brothers and one of them is giving her a hard time over the process. She has been losing sleep as a result, making it difficult to help her son plan his upcoming wedding. She wants to un-invite her brother to the wedding, but is unsure about what to do. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 04, 2018
Why Do I Feel Guilty About My Success?
03:22
Bill's two adult daughters weren't surprised when he divorced his abusive wife of twenty-six years. Since the divorce, his life has been better than ever and he's finally getting the things he's always wanted. Seeing his success, his ex-wife is now trying to turn their daughters against him and it's making him feel guilty. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 04, 2018
How Do I Tell My Kids I'm Having Open Heart Surgery?
03:42
Mary was born with a heart problem and is going to have a valve and aorta replaced. She is worried about telling her four and nine-year-old because she doesn't want to scare them and wants to know how she should handle it. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 03, 2018
How Can I Stop Thinking About My Wife's Past?
08:28
Tony was in an abusive marriage for twenty-seven years and is now happily remarried. His ex-wife found out about the marriage and unfortunately told him stories of his new wife's sexual past. He can't seem to get the thoughts of the things she's done out of his mind and counseling hasn't helped. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 02, 2018
Do I Have to Apologize to My Sister-In-Law?
06:57
Diane has issues with her sister-in-law and has politely limited contact with her over the past four years. Now that Diane is planning a trip to come meet her one-month-old nephew, her sister-in-law wants an apology from Diane for not being connected with her. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
May 01, 2018
Should I Be Able to Talk About My Past?
06:23
Emily's boyfriend of three years reacts very negatively when she talks about her past. She is happy that she has grown from her previous experiences, but he feels like she's just stuck in her old life. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 30, 2018
How Do I Deal With This Mean Girl?
05:56
Melissa's daughter is in 8th grade and dealing with a bully at school. Though the girl is mean to others, Maddie feels like the majority of the girl's harassment is focused on her. Dr. Laura advises her on how to handle the situation. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 27, 2018
I Wish I Could Stop Lying to My Wife
05:53
Roger's wife has been confrontational when he tries to communicate with her and this has resulted in him frequently lying to her about minor and major things. He wants to stop but fears that she will become hostile again. Dr. Laura gets his wife, Sally, on the line to discuss. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 27, 2018
I'm In Turmoil About Staying With My Alcoholic Husband
08:22
Katherine hit rock bottom nine months ago and quit drinking. Her husband is also a heavy drinker and isn't being supportive of her sobriety. She feels like he is undermining her efforts to stay alcohol-free and is worried about the toll it may be taking on their two teenage kids. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 27, 2018
Should We Tell Our Daughter We Don't Like Her Boyfriend?
04:46
Lisa's thirty-year-old daughter is dating an arrogant and argumentative man that she and her husband do not like. They're not sure if they should tell her and want to know how they should handle it. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 27, 2018
Should We Get Married?
08:05
Kristy has been with her boyfriend for five years but has been hesitant to rush into marriage. Her boyfriend has hinted that he will propose but she is also concerned about their lack of sex life and she doesn't want her daughters to go through multiple remarriages like she did with her mother. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 26, 2018
How Can I Stop Feeling Weak and Embarrassed?
10:18
Gina feels humiliated for not standing up to the man who sexually assaulted her years ago. She now has two young daughters and wants them to be stronger than she was. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 25, 2018
Should I Let My Ex-Husband Off the Hook?
04:54
Kelly has been divorced from her ex-husband for three years and wants to take him to court for owed child support for their seventeen-year-old daughter. Her daughter doesn't want her to proceed and would rather she just let it go. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 24, 2018
How Do We Balance Work and Caring For Our Daughter?
08:56
Tom was able to be at home with his five-month-old whenever necessary before he got his new job three months ago. His wife also works full time as a teacher and does therapy with autistic children after school. Since they have both decided to work, their daughter spends her days with either family or in a day care center where his wife works and Tom calls Dr. Laura to discuss. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 23, 2018
Happily Ever After!
02:09
Dan and his wife have been married for thirty-three years and are happier and more in love than ever, but the beginning of their lives together wasn't as great. He thanks Dr. Laura for writing The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, which helped them get rid of the unnecessary friction they had in the first ten years of their marriage. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 20, 2018
I Want to Move Out, but How Can I?
09:00
Michelle has struggled with OCD for years and recently started therapy after her fiancé cheated on her. She moved back in with her verbally abusive parents, but is now ready to move out. She is worried that her OCD will get in the way of holding a job. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 20, 2018
Is This What Friendship is Like?
06:17
8-year-old Violet is having trouble with a girl at school who says that she won't be her friend and won't invite her to her party unless Violet gives her toys. She calls in with her mom Melanie to get Dr. Laura's advice on how to talk to the girl. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 20, 2018
Special Edition - In Honor of Mrs. Barbara Bush
13:02
In place of the regularly scheduled Call of the Day, today's post is Dr. Laura's opening monologue from Wednesday, 4/18, where she gives an emotional tribute to the late Barbara Bush, including a moving reading of the commencement speech Mrs. Bush gave in 1990 at Wellesley College. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 20, 2018
How Do I Get Over My Devastating Break-up?
04:45
Sarah and her boyfriend had been shacking up for two years. When marriage and commitment came up, he became wishy-washy and left her. Now she is heartbroken and called Dr. Laura for advice. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 19, 2018
Why Did She Leave Me?
04:52
Andy and his girlfriend of 4 years had been planning a major relocation to Florida when she abruptly said she needed space and moved out. He's concerned about her sudden change of heart and asks Dr. Laura what he should do. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 18, 2018
How Do I Handle My Family's Deteriorating Health?
06:16
Jessica called about a year ago after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer. She has been struggling and has found out that her brother and father have also been diagnosed with serious health issues. She calls to ask Dr. Laura how to cope and hold her family together. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 17, 2018
Can I Keep Texting My Ex?
04:53
Kat is 29 and recently got engaged to her boyfriend, but still occasionally texts with her high school ex-boyfriend. She hasn't told him about her engagement and asks Dr. Laura if it's okay to continue casually talking with him. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 16, 2018
An Entire High School Class Decides to Call Dr. Laura
10:22
Caitie, known as Miss B to her students, is a high school teacher who has played a few of Dr. Laura's Call of the Day episodes after her senior class students started asking questions about love, sex, and marriage. After discussing together as a class, they asked Caitie if they could call in to the show with a few of their questions. For the first time on the program, Dr. Laura answers their questions about growing up, starting college, and about relationships in general. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 13, 2018
How Do I Know If I'm Being Bullied?
10:22
Tara asks how to identify if she is being pushed or bullied in day-to-day situations. Dr. Laura helps her realize how she can tell, and then offers advice on how to defuse any future encounters. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 13, 2018
How Long Will I Grieve?
03:38
Glenn recently lost his wife of nearly 40 years and can't stop thinking about her. He wants to know how long he will feel the pain of losing her and how long he should wait before making any major decisions regarding other aspects in his life. Dr. Laura advises him on how to move forward without his wife. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 13, 2018
What's My Mom's Problem?
05:22
Sobie and her husband lived with her parents for the first 5 years of their marriage and have recently moved out with their 2 kids. Her mother is upset and they've been arguing ever since. Sobie is wondering why and how she should deal with it. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 13, 2018
Why Won't Our Family Acknowledge Our Pain?
6:05
Lynn is upset and angry that her family refuses to acknowledge the sexual assault she and her sister suffered as children at the hands of other family members. They both unfortunately still see the offenders at family gatherings and it's causing them further mental distress. Dr. Laura advises her on how to handle the situation and how help her sister. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 13, 2018
I Want to Be a Good Mom, but I'm Worried
10:22
Brittney, a long time listener, calls to express her worry that her two young children may be picking up her extreme Type A personality. She has heard from their teachers that they are both very hard on themselves and get upset when what they do isn't perfect. How can she find a balance between teaching them structure without being too rigid? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 12, 2018
How Can I Re-ignite Her Sex Drive?
10:17
Michael emailed Dr. Laura about his sexual relationship with his wife. As they are aging, her sex drive has decreased and he feels shut down when she won't let him initiate sex. He and his wife, Tami, both talk to Dr. Laura about how they can bring back the spark in the bedroom. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 11, 2018
How Can I Stop Having These Childhood Flashbacks?
10:25
Lynn was abused as a child and is having flashbacks again after 20 years of not experiencing them. At 66, she is dealing with some health issues and believes they are triggering the return of these memories. Dr. Laura guides her through how to take the right steps toward moving on from the past. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 10, 2018
How Do I Deal with My Anger?
07:18
Matt is having a hard time managing his anger and frustration. Since he was a child, he has struggled with the feeling that his dad doesn't think anything he does is good enough and now holds himself to extremely high standards. What advice can Dr. Laura give him to help him with these feelings? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 09, 2018
How Do I Stop Thinking About My Ex?
07:37
Rick found out 6 years ago that his wife was having an affair. Their marriage ended in divorce, but Rick still feels hurt and can't stop thinking about her. Dr Laura gives him advice of how to get her out of his thoughts. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 06, 2018
How Long Does it Take to Truly Know a Person?
02:37
Paige is a 19-year-old college student who is shocked to see classmates her age shacking up and/or getting engaged. Though she is focusing on school rather than dating, she wants to know how long it takes to really know someone. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 06, 2018
I Want to Be Hopeful About My Autistic Son's Future
04:37
Julie's 4 year old son was recently diagnosed with autism and she is feeling overwhelmed. She is struggling to give her son the most normal childhood as possible and is hiding her pain to be strong for him. What can she do to help them both live happy and full lives? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 06, 2018
Should I Talk to My Sister-in-Law About Her Attitude?
02:15
Sara's sister-in-law's attitude causes her and her family to feel they have to walk on eggshells when she is around. Sara wants to talk to her about it, but has been told that she should not. Dr. Laura helps her decide what to do. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 06, 2018
How Do I Grieve After Losing My Mom?
07:33
After promising her dying mother that she would stay strong, Annette is struggling to keep her word after her mother's passing. To add to Annette's grief, she also lost her 18-year-old dog the same weekend. How can Dr. Laura help her deal with her sadness? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 05, 2018
How Can I Stop Feeling Guilty About My Past?
04:43
Matt and his wife have gone through a transformation and are communicating about personal issues in their past. Matt feels guilty about his past behavior and is having trouble moving forward emotionally. How can he begin focusing on their future together? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 04, 2018
How Can My Family Find Peace?
08:29
Lynn's chronically ill 17-year-old daughter is struggling in school and it's causing issues between the two of them and her husband. How can their family come together and stop arguing? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 03, 2018
Why Won't I Listen to my Husband?
10:27
After reading The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, Denice has realized that she has trouble listening to what her husband has to say and wants to change. Dr. Laura helps her realize what happened in the past to cause this behavior. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Apr 02, 2018
Getting Rid of a Toxic Relationship for Good
02:25
Dr. Laura previously helped Todd move on from a toxic relationship. He now continues to use the valuable advice that helped him back then and has moved on to a healthier relationship. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 30, 2018
Is It Time For A Change?
08:13
Laura and her husband both travel often for work. They are wondering if some changes need to be made so they can take their two young daughters out of day care. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 30, 2018
Should I Stay or Should I Go?
09:51
On a previous call, Henry had been assigned to think overnight about keeping his relationship with a woman whose goals and personality didn't quite match his. Are these differences a deal breaker or is he being a perfectionist? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 30, 2018
Were We In Love? Or Was it Just Lust?
07:36
After 6 years of marriage, Ben and Erin aren't happy and not sure if they were ever in love to begin with. Dr. Laura guides them through honoring their commitment to each other so they can find happiness again. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 30, 2018
How Do I Guide My Daughter Through Growing Up?
07:31
Vee is proud that his wife is able to be a stay-at-home mom for their two children. Vee is torn on how to guide his young daughter through the many choices she will have as she becomes an adult. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 29, 2018
Learning to Juggle
04:02
Newly divorced and desperate stay-at-home mom, Kim, called Dr. Laura six months ago for advice on going back to work. Dr. Laura's words stuck with Kim and she ended up doing the right thing. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 28, 2018
How Can I Save My Relationship With My Daughter?
05:29
After reading The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, Christy managed to save her second marriage. Now she wants Dr. Laura's advice on improving her bad relationship with her daughter. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 27, 2018
Is It Time For a Second Chance?
07:34
Marc's 19-year-old daughter had to move back home from the college dorms after breaking her father's rules. Now she is asking for another chance at freedom. How can they get on the same page? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 26, 2018
How Do I Tell My Sister She Upsets Me?
07:11
Susannah gets upset when her sister speaks badly of their parents and upbringing. What happened while they were growing up to cause her sister's hatred? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 23, 2018
Should I Intervene Between My Son and His Father?
01:42
Ashley's 18-year-old son no longer has a relationship with his angry and abusive father. Should Ashley get involved? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 23, 2018
When Will I Start Feeling OK Without My Family?
03:16
Since cutting off his family, Leo has spent the past two years alone. When will he start feeling like himself again? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 23, 2018
Why Do I Still Miss My Horrible Mom?
11:16
Kirstynn no longer speaks to her mother after her mom turned a blind eye to Kirstynn's stepfather molesting her. Yet, for some reason, Kirstynn still misses her. Why? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 23, 2018
Helping Your Child Handle Changes
06:14
Heather's 7-year-old is dealing with major changes in his life by acting out. How can Dr. Laura help her make his life less stressful? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 22, 2018
Why Do I Keep Going Back?
03:41
Kari is preparing to tell her mother that she does not want to see her dad anymore. She has talked to her mother in the past, but is nervous to bring it up again. How can Kari find the strength to have the conversation? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 21, 2018
The Burden of Re-Raising Yourself
08:09
Because of her parents' mental illness and alcoholism, Catherine was never truly raised by them and finds herself stressing out in simple interactions. How can she mourn the loss of her childhood and move forward? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 20, 2018
Why Is My 8-Year-Old Acting Out?
08:09
Aaron's 8-year-old son is acting out and isn't making good choices at home and school. Are the behaviors the problem, or are they a symptom of some deeper emotional issues? Dr. Laura tasks Aaron with going back and digging deeper so he can figure out how to give his son the support he needs. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 19, 2018
How Can We Be Happier as a Couple?
13:14
Brian and Lee are not getting along, and Lee wants her husband out. Will they find a way to adjust their expectations and learn to appreciate each other? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 17, 2018
How Do I Get Over This Guilt?
06:12
Amy is struggling with feeling guilty for not being at home when her son was a child. With her son now critically ill in the hospital, how can she right the wrongs of the past? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 17, 2018
Should I Support My Child's Teacher?
08:09
Sarah is worried about supporting her child's teacher at an upcoming meeting. Should she let her fear of being attacked by the other parents stand in the way of what she thinks is right? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 17, 2018
How Can I Change the Way My Husband and I Argue?
07:59
Whenever Sandra and her husband get into an argument, she has to be the one to guide them out of it. How can she stop feeling like she's doing all of the work? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 16, 2018
How Can I Stop Letting My Anxiety Hold Me Back?
08:54
When Kaedee competes in front of crowds of people, she gets nervous and freezes up. How can she stop letting her anxiety get the best of her? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 15, 2018
How Can I Stop Dwelling on the Worst That Could Happen?
09:20
Jessica has always been an anxious person, but ever since someone close to her was diagnosed with a brain tumor, she has been really worried that something bad is going to happen. How can she stop letting these negative thoughts take over? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 14, 2018
How Can I Be Stronger in the Face of Criticism?
11:28
Suzy has a difficult time hearing negative comments from others. How can she stop dwelling on her hurt feelings and learn to let go? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 13, 2018
Should I Be Worried About My Husband's Female Coworker?
02:23
A young, attractive woman may soon be teaming up with Vickie's husband at work. Should Vickie be concerned? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 12, 2018
I Keep Making Poor Choices in Men
06:50
Lynn is stuck in a routine of picking men who are bad news. Is Lynn pushing the right kind of men away?  Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 09, 2018
My Boss Makes Me Feel Inadequate
06:57
Linda's boss keeps making her feel as if her work is unsatisfactory. He is also opposed to bringing in any new technology that could help provide better results. What should she do? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 09, 2018
My Ex-Husband is Getting Remarried
02:45
Kate is divorced, and her ex-husband has recently gotten engaged. Now her daughter is asking why she is not friends with their dad's fiancé. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 09, 2018
My Wife is Struggling with Depression
06:57
After having their first child Harley struggled with postpartum depression. Now that they are pregnant with their second child, Neal sees signs of depression again. What can they do? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 09, 2018
My Husband Was Invited to an Out-of-Town Wedding on Father's Day
03:11
Kyndi's husband was invited to an out-of-state wedding that happens to be on Father's Day weekend. In addition, their daughters have a dance recital on the same weekend. Should Kyndi's husband go, or stay home with the family?  Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 08, 2018
My Wife Died on Mother's Day
06:29
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?  Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 07, 2018
How Can I Get Past the Fear That My Breast Cancer Will Come Back?
14:55
After battling breast cancer twice, Ann is living in constant fear that the cancer will return again. How can she let go of her fear? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 06, 2018
I Am Raising My Granddaughter
03:20
After gaining custody of her granddaughter, Phyllis is now raising her alone. How can Phyllis teach her to have respect despite the disruption in her home life? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 05, 2018
My Husband Punched a Hole in the Wall - Part 1 
05:02
After Maribel's son broke his glasses, her husband went into a rage and punched a hole in the wall. How should she respond going forward?   Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 03, 2018
My Husband Punched a Hole in the Wall - Part 2
06:03
After following Dr. Laura's instructions from her previous call to tell her husband his behavior was unacceptable, Maribel wants to know she should do next.  Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 03, 2018
My Mom Gave My Half-Brother the Diamond from Her Engagement Ring
08:34
Randi's asked her mom why she gave her half-brother the diamond from her engagement ring. Her mom's answer brought up more emotions than she was anticipating. How should she deal with this?  Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 03, 2018
I Moved My Mom into a Nursing Home
03:05
Paul had to put his mother in long-term nursing care. She cannot accept that this is her new reality. What can Paul do to help her? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 02, 2018
My Best Friend Resents Me
07:08
Kelly's friend keeps making comparisons between their lives, pointing out how Kelly has everything that she had wanted. With the guilt she is feeling, can the friendship continue? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Mar 01, 2018
Should I Do My Ex-Husband's Dirty Work?
02:55
Andrea is divorced and has two adult children who have not spoken to their father since the breakup. Instead of writing to them directly, Andrea's ex sent HER a letter meant for the kids. The kids want her to read it first. What should she do? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 28, 2018
How Can I Stop Avoiding Confrontation?
07:57
Ruth runs away from any situation that she believes may turn into a confrontation. She wonders if past childhood trauma could be the cause. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 27, 2018
How Can I Find Closure?
04:27
Heather was kidnapped as a child and has very little memory of it, but still has recurring nightmares about her ordeal. How can she move forward? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 26, 2018
How Can I Stop Letting My Negative Thinking Sabotage Me?
07:57
When Annette thinks she can't do something, she starts to slip down a dark rabbit hole of doubt. How can she snap out of it when she starts to have a pity party? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 25, 2018
How Should I Talk to My Daughter About Her Anger Towards Me?
08:36
Kelly's 9-year-old daughter told her that another kid at school said she's a bad mom. However, Kelly suspects that her daughter and not this other kid is really the one upset with her. How should Kelly approach her daughter about this? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 25, 2018
What Should I Say for My Son's Wedding Speech?
05:39
Scott's 34-year-old son is getting married, and he would like some help composing a heartfelt and memorable speech. What should he say? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 24, 2018
How Do I Tell My Sister She Upsets Me?
07:11
Susannah gets upset when her sister speaks badly of their parents and upbringing. What happened while they were growing up to cause her sisters hatred? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 23, 2018
What Can I Take Away from This Awful Tragedy?
06:53
Lexi's on-again, off-again boyfriend committed suicide, and now she continues to think about her role in all of it. Where did she go wrong? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 23, 2018
How Can I Learn to Be Less Frustrated and Irritable?
04:35
DeAnne is quick to annoyance and anger and slow to let it go. Why does she get so riled up over small things? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 22, 2018
Why Do I Keep Having This Strange Dream?
08:24
Rebecca continues to have recurring dreams about her best friend at age 8. Why is her mind so obsessed with this moment in time? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 21, 2018
Should I Talk to My Daughter-in-Law About Her Marriage Issues?
04:29
Miranda would like to step in and talk to her daughter-in-law about her marriage problems. Is this a bad idea? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 20, 2018
Should Jessica give her husband a second chance?
08:46
Jessica kicked out her husband after he gambled away all of their money. He has since gotten help and wants to repair the damage he has done. Should Jessica take him back? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 19, 2018
How Can I Be a Better Mother?
07:00
Rona needs of some "Mother Laura" advice for raising her kids. How can she be sure they are getting everything they need from her? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 16, 2018
I Self-Medicate to Sleep
08:46
Connie has always had trouble sleeping. She feels it may link back to her childhood. How can Connie get the sleep she needs without having to medicate? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 16, 2018
My Father Just Got Diagnosed with Alzheimer's and I'm Scared
08:49
Jennifer's father has just been diagnosed with Alzheimer's and she is having a hard time facing it. How can she find the strength to get through this instead of slipping into denial? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 16, 2018
My Husband Has a Brain Tumor
10:24
Jay's husband has a brain tumor that is causing him to lash out at her. She knows that it's not his fault, but it still hurts. How can she cope with this? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 16, 2018
I Feel like My Fiancé Doesn't Really Love Me
06:44
Jessica has accused her fiancé John of not showing her real love in their relationship. Where should this engaged couple go from here? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 14, 2018
We Can't Agree on a Parenting Method
10:56
Julie and Phil are taking very different approaches in raising their boys. Phil see's their kids being disrespectful, but Julie does not agree with Phil's "old school" parenting style. What should they do? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 14, 2018
I'm Married and I Kissed Someone Else
05:23
Dean went to a bar while on a business trip and ended up kissing someone. Now he fears his marriage may have lost its passion. Where should he go from here? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 13, 2018
My Husband Is Spending All Our Money on Gifts
05:30
After surviving a quadruple bypass, Jeanette's husband keeps showering her with gifts. Though she appreciates the thought, how can Jeanette get him to stop spending? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 12, 2018
I've Lost My Motivation
04:19
Dakota just left his girlfriend of 3 years, because she wanted to get married and he is just beginning medical school. Now he feels distracted by her absence. How can Dakota stay motivated? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 09, 2018
My Daughter Caused $2,000 Damage to a Neighbor's House
04:45
Mary's daughter is a new driver and ran into a neighbor's gate on her way home from a friend's house. Should Mary expect her daughter to pay for the repairs?  Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 09, 2018
My Daughter Is a Hoarder
04:11
Linette's 21-year-old daughter is still living at home and has a hoarding problem. How can Linette encourage a change in her daughter's behavior?  Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 09, 2018
My Sisters and I Are Successful Adults Because of Dr. Laura
02:30
Marissa and her sisters listened to Dr. Laura daily as children. Now Melissa shares how listening to the program impacted their lives. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 09, 2018
My Teenage Daughter Was Going to Have Sex with Her Boyfriend
03:22
Claire's 16-year-old daughter was planning on having sex with her boyfriend, but changed her mind at the last minute to her boyfriend's dismay. Should Claire and her husband intervene?  Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 08, 2018
My Husband Has a Secret Life
09:17
Samone just discovered her husband's secret online profile and gambling addiction. She has asked him to explain or else go stay with his father. But with young kids in the house, how should Samone proceed long term? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 07, 2018
Should I Let My 14-Year-Old Daughter Go on a Cruise with Another Family?
03:03
Shelly's young teenage daughter has been invited to go on a cruise with her friend's family, but four 17 year old boys are part of the group. Should Shelly allow her daughter to go? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 06, 2018
My Ex Wants Me Back...
02:15
Gabrielle's ex-boyfriend has been texting her about wanting to get back together, even though he has a girlfriend. Should Gabrielle tell the other girl about the texts? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 05, 2018
Should I Be Honest with My Bosses?
02:20
During her 10-year career at her current company, Sarah has survived and thrived through two acquisitions, but this time, it doesn't seem like she's going to be so lucky. Should Sarah try to convince her bosses to let her stay? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 03, 2018
What Should I Do About My Disrespectful Roommate?
02:20
When Alex and her roommates first moved in together, they established some ground rules about guys staying over. However, one of Alex's roommates doesn't seem to have received the memo. How should Alex lay down the law? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 02, 2018
What Should I Do About My Daughter Sleeping Over with Her Boyfriend?
09:13
Dawn doesn't approve of her college-aged daughter, Claire, spending the night with her boyfriend. How should Dawn handle it? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Feb 01, 2018
How Do I Teach My Kids Without Sheltering Them?
05:40
Brittany wants to raise her kids with her morals and values, but at the same time, doesn't want them to be oblivious of the outside world. How can she do this? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 31, 2018
How Can I Stop Letting My Fear Control Me?
05:58
Years ago, Rachel was robbed at gunpoint, and now that she has a son, she worries that something bad will happen to him too. How can she stop being so afraid? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 30, 2018
How Can I Stop Letting My Family Hold Me Back?
05:39
As much as Christopher wants to focus on "the now" with his wife, he continues to feel pulled by his family's expectations. How can he finally free himself from their gravity? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 29, 2018
How Can I Mentally Cope with the Tough News I Received?
10:05
Colleen was diagnosed with myelofibrosis, a serious bone marrow disorder. Shocked and uncertain of what the future holds, Colleen wonders how she can keep going forward. Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 28, 2018
My Child Has Started Talking Back - What Should I Do?
08:00
Misty's seventh grader used to be a pretty compliant kid, but out of nowhere, he has taken to giving her a whole lotta lip. How should Misty handle it? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 28, 2018
Should My Wife Find Out About Her Bio Dad?
04:25
Kevin's wife wants to learn more about her biological father. Should he be supportive even though he disagrees with what she's doing? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 27, 2018
How Can I Not Repeat My Same Relationship Mistakes?
09:22
Mason has been doing some soul-searching since breaking up with his shack-up girlfriend. Why did things turn south, and how can he do better in his next relationship? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 26, 2018
Why Am I Still Here?
08:14
Bernard spent the past year battling throat cancer. Then his wife left him. Now all he's thinking is, "Why am I still here? Should I even be alive?" How can Bernard come to grips with all of the curveballs life keeps throwing at him? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 25, 2018
Should I Leave My Husband or Keep Pretending for the Kids?
06:38
Norma recently found out that her husband cheated on her while they were dating. She has been trying to keep up appearances for the kids, but her efforts are backfiring. Should she tell her kids what her husband did? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 24, 2018
Is What My Girlfriend Said a Red Flag?
03:28
Jeff's girlfriend told him that she's with him because he has "potential". Should he be worried? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 23, 2018
Why Is It Impossible for Me to Say No to My Mom?
12:26
All of Tamarie's siblings have cut their mean mom out of their lives, leaving Tamarie to deal with her by herself. Why does Tamarie stick around to put up with the abuse? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 22, 2018
Should I Get My Breasts Enlarged?
07:50
Alex is contemplating having her breasts enlarged, but doesn't know if it is the wrong decision. What should she do? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 21, 2018
Why Don't My Parents Care?
07:41
Dina's parents have never seemed to care about her. Now that she has a child of her own she wonders why they still take no interest. Is she right to feel this way? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 20, 2018
How Can I Fix My Recommendation Letter Dilemma?
03:33
Danielle was asked to write her own letter of recommendation. How should she go about it? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 19, 2018
My Daughters Are Shack-Up Honeys
02:34
Carol's adult daughters have been shacking up and she now regrets that she never taught them that it was wrong. Is it too late to talk to them about it? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 18, 2018
My Boyfriend and I Are Constantly Fighting
05:40
Kat and her boyfriend keep getting into the same arguments. What can they do to put these disagreements to rest? Add feed for iTunes & Apple Podcast App Add feed for Podcast Apps on Android
Jan 17, 2018