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Marriage 101

Email of the Day: Be Sweet And Adorable
By Dr. Laura on July 13, 2020

I have three kids and am my husband's girlfriend. We have a terrific marriage that is built on love, trust, commitment, and friendship with a good dose of passion as well!

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Dating

Call of the Day Podcast: How Do I Discuss My STD When Dating?
By Dr. Laura on July 13, 2020

Gianna suffers from genital herpes and doesn't know when it's best to share this sensitive information.   Dr. Laura: "If he's emotionally invested in you then that's the time to tell...

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Dating

Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Not Finding My Own Happiness – Part 2
By Dr. Laura on July 12, 2020

In the conclusion to this 2-part episode, Andrew discovers why he hasn't been able to find love and satisfaction in his life.   Dr. Laura: "You need to find a nice girl who knows how to...

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Dating

Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Not Finding My Own Happiness – Part 1
By Dr. Laura on July 12, 2020

Andrew's friends are engaged to be married and he considers himself to be the "odd man out."   Dr. Laura: "Why are you resisting the next step in your life?"

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childhood

Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Terrified Of Snakes!
By Dr. Laura on July 11, 2020

Young Magdalena is so scared of being attacked by the elongated, legless reptiles that she fears playing outside her own home.   Dr. Laura: "Yeah, you're right to be scared, so be...

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stay-at-home mom

EOTD: Working In A Daycare Turned Me Into A Stay At Home Mom
By Dr. Laura on July 10, 2020

I have been a stay-at-home mom for 14 years. Years ago, I worked at a day care center. Parents would stroll in with their sweats on like they just got back from the gym and complain...

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grandparents

Call of the Day Podcast: I Fear Rejection
By Dr. Laura on July 10, 2020

Katia's thoughts of her past divorce are overwhelming her ability to commit to her current relationship.   Dr. Laura: "Cut this crap out or you'll lose him."

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Dating

Email of the Day: Choose Wisely
By Dr. Laura on July 9, 2020

I am just about to turn 50, and for the first time in my life have a wonderful man whom I plan to marry. I was engaged in my 20's, but before I had a chance to marry him, my mom was...

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grandparents

COTD: To Wear or Not To Wear, That Is The Question
By Dr. Laura on July 9, 2020

Dawn purchased her grandchildren two-piece swimsuits and can't understand why her daughter won't allow them to be worn.   Dr. Laura: "Don't be intrusive and arrogant."

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Marriage

Email of the Day: Don't Waste A Good Thing
By Dr. Laura on July 8, 2020

I am 45 years old, have been menopausal a few years, am still in good shape (5'5", 133 lbs) and am so fortunate to have a man who loves and appreciates me for exactly who and what I am....

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stay-at-home mom

Call of the Day Podcast: I Feel Inadequate
By Dr. Laura on July 8, 2020

Since the pandemic's spread…Suzy's “active mom” lifestyle has changed dramatically.    Dr. Laura: "Family loves you in spite of NOT being perfect."

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Family

Call of the Day Podcast: Is My Sister's Life My Concern?
By Dr. Laura on July 7, 2020

Brittney thinks her sister is dating a man who is unfit for marriage.    Dr. Laura: "Keep your nose out of others' business unless your nose is being pinched."

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10 STUPID THINGS

Email of the Day: Think Carefully Before Throwing It All Away
By Dr. Laura on July 7, 2020

I was a shack-up honey, not once, but twice. As the child of divorced parents, at the age of 18, I was chomping at the bit to go out on my own. My boyfriend and I played house for six...

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Family

Call of the Day Podcast: My Mom Never Told Me The Truth
By Dr. Laura on July 7, 2020

Torri's uncertain she can continue to have a relationship with her mom after discovering her dad is not her biological father.    Dr. Laura: "You are one lucky girl and don't even know...

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Friendship

Call of the Day Podcast: My Friend Is A Shacked-Up Mess!!
By Dr. Laura on July 6, 2020

Kate's friend is seeking help as her relationship is unraveling in turmoil because she’s living outside of wedlock.   Dr. Laura: "Don’t pick friends you CONSTANTLY have to nurse."

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Husbands

Call of the Day Podcast: You Strengthened Me As A Husband
By Dr. Laura on July 5, 2020

Jeff thanks Dr. Laura for helping him to "step up" during his wife's cancer battle.    Dr. Laura: "Just be her man."

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Parenting

Call of the Day Podcast: I Feel Like I'm Losing My Son
By Dr. Laura on July 5, 2020

Kim finds herself very emotional as her son and his wife prepare to relocate.    Dr. Laura: "Just the nature of the beast!"

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Bad Childhood

Call of the Day Podcast: I Miss My Family
By Dr. Laura on July 4, 2020

Dana has struggled to be happy since the deaths of her parents and sibling.    Dr. Laura: "Don't let sadness become a habit."

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YouTube

YouTube: Star-Spangled Fun With Dr. Laura
By Dr. Laura on July 3, 2020

I asked you to send me photos of how you and your family have celebrated the 4th of July over the years. Here are some of our favorites. I love the dogs with red white and blue...

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Bad Childhood

Call of the Day Podcast: My Mom Wants To Be My Buddy
By Dr. Laura on July 3, 2020

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.    Dr. Laura: "Lean on the love."

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Parenting

Email of the Day: Good Mommies Raise the Best People
By Dr. Laura on July 2, 2020

My 19 year-old-son recently started a job at a major grocery store. He is one of the youngest employees there and seems by all accounts to be doing well.

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Parenting

Call of the Day Podcast: My Son Is Upset With Me For Kicking Him Out
By Dr. Laura on July 2, 2020

Rosemary's 23-year-old son has resorted to name-calling and demeaning behaviors after the passing of his father.   Dr. Laura: "Give up on being "the parent" if it's hurting you!"

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Marriage

Email of the Day: Celebrating Love Together
By Dr. Laura on July 1, 2020

My husband and I have two sons and we recently celebrated our 35th anniversary. We have a good marriage and worked hard to take care of each other and our family. We had planned a...

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10 STUPID THINGS

Call of the Day Podcast: I Haven’t Been My Husband’s Girlfriend
By Dr. Laura on July 1, 2020

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!   Dr. Laura: "After reading "Proper Care and...

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10 STUPID THINGS

Call of the Day Podcast: Testimony of 10 Stupid Things Women Do
By Dr. Laura on June 30, 2020

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!!    Dr. Laura: "I...

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sex

Email of the Day: Sex Is Better When You Know That You Are Loved
By Dr. Laura on June 30, 2020

I was 26 when I married my husband. On our third date, I told him I did not believe in sex outside of marriage. He was surprised, as he hadn't encountered a lot of virgins in their...

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Parenting

Call of the Day Podcast: I Struggle When My Mom Says “No”
By Dr. Laura on June 30, 2020

Young Lauren finds herself fighting with her parents more and more ...   Dr. Laura: "Adolescents need to negotiate with parents in a rational way." 

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stay-at-home mom

Email of the Day: The Importance Of Treasured Time With Your Children
By Dr. Laura on June 29, 2020

I'm married, with two small children, ages 1 and 4. Although I listened to you growing up, a friend recently recommended The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, and I am back to...

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING

Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Return To My Job?
By Dr. Laura on June 29, 2020

Sandy is concerned about returning to her job working at a hospital while the pandemic continues.   Dr. Laura: "This is a mission for you...not just a job." 

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Parenting

Call of the Day Podcast: I’m Teaching My Daughter To Earn
By Dr. Laura on June 26, 2020

Casey tells Dr. Laura that he’s using what she preaches to raise his child right.   Dr. Laura: "I'm earning my fishing rod, Dad!" 

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING

Call of the Day Podcast: When I’m Bad, “I’m Bad”
By Dr. Laura on June 26, 2020

Tanya had weight loss surgery 4 years ago but has gone from one extreme to another keeping off the pounds.   Dr. Laura: "Find a way to feel better "right now" that doesn't hurt you...

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Family

Call of the Day Podcast: My Sister "Matriarchs" Me
By Dr. Laura on June 26, 2020

Amy’s sister has taken over the role of matriarch since the passing of their mother.    Dr. Laura: "Ohhhhh I see! I get it now!!" 

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Parenting

Email of the Day: Good Husbands Raise Great Husbands
By Dr. Laura on June 26, 2020

One day I heard you say that you should treat your family as a safe haven, and not as a waste dump. My husband has been doing that for a long time. He never once brought stress home...

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Parenting

Call of the Day Podcast: Your Guidance Has Raised A Man
By Dr. Laura on June 26, 2020

Mike thanks Dr. Laura for helping him raise his son into being a "man" and not a “snowflake” ...    Dr. Laura: "We have a GREAT 18-year-old son thanks to our learning from you on how to...

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Marriage 101

Email of the Day: Love And Marriage In Quarantine
By Dr. Laura on June 25, 2020

You have been a part of my family's life for a long time. I'm a better wife and better mom to our son who is 23 years old because of you. 

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Marriage 101

Call of the Day Podcast: I Don't Deserve My Husband
By Dr. Laura on June 25, 2020

In response to a question Dr. Laura proposed, Crystal shares the many reasons why she doesn’t deserve her husband.   Dr. Laura: "He hasn't failed all the testing you've done...so now...

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Do The Right Thing

Email of the Day: Timeless Advice From Dr. Laura
By Dr. Laura on June 24, 2020

You have been a part of my family's life for a long time. I'm a better wife and better mom to our son who is 23 years old because of you.

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Bad Childhood

Call of the Day Podcast: My Hope For A Mother Is Gone
By Dr. Laura on June 24, 2020

Suzy’s mom passed away from COVID-19 but she finds herself confused by both relief and grief.    Dr. Laura: "You are mourning the loss of hope." 

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Do The Right Thing

Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Pay For My Daughter’s Wedding?
By Dr. Laura on June 23, 2020

Kay’s daughter is seeking financial assistance for her upcoming wedding but there's one BIG problem ...   Dr. Laura: "You are under no obligation to be traditional when your daughter...

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Marriage 101

Email of the Day: I AM Treated Like A Queen
By Dr. Laura on June 23, 2020

I've been married for 23 years and my husband and I have a 16-year-old daughter.

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Bad Childhood

Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Angry That I Have A Bad Dad
By Dr. Laura on June 23, 2020

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.   Dr. Laura: "Sometimes our...

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Marriage 101

Email of the Day: Continued Education
By Dr. Laura on June 22, 2020

When you would give callers “ assignments” and ask them to follow up with you later, I did whatever you assigned to those callers!  And I learned a lot about myself from refraining,...

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10 STUPID THINGS

Call of the Day Podcast: I Ceased Being A Shack-Up Honey
By Dr. Laura on June 22, 2020

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.   Dr. Laura: "Self-confidence...

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Marriage 101

Call of the Day Podcast: Change The Attitude and Be Nice!!
By Dr. Laura on June 21, 2020

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!   Dr. Laura: "Look in the mirror and take a...

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Bad Childhood

Call of the Day Podcast: I Believe My Mom Is On Drugs
By Dr. Laura on June 21, 2020

17-year-old Aislynn asks for guidance after discovering her mother may be a drug addict.   Dr. Laura: "Sometimes PARENTS turn out to be the bad apples." 

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HEALTH & WELL-BEING

Call of the Day Podcast: I Can’t Get A Handle On My Weight
By Dr. Laura on June 20, 2020

Jon was unaware that the reason he couldn’t lose weight was much more profound than just self discipline.   Dr. Laura: "Is it quality of life or life itself that you choose?" 

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Dads

Email of the Day: My Dad Is A Unicorn
By Dr. Laura on June 19, 2020

In the 1950s, my dad had three small children and a marriage that was headed for divorce. He did something which is common today, but not then. He convinced a judge he could take better...

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Marriage 101

Call of the Day Podcast: Choose A Hobby or Divorce
By Dr. Laura on June 19, 2020

Michelle updates Dr. Laura on the advice she was given to either find a “hobby” or “divorce” ... hear her decision!!   Dr. Laura: "You kicked me in the ass and I got new attitude." 

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Dads

Email of the Day: Treasured Moments
By Dr. Laura on June 18, 2020

The most memorable trip I took was with my Dad when I was in high school. I was on the dance team and we traveled to Florida for the national competition. I do not really remember the...

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Parenting

Call of the Day Podcast: My Son Has Eloped!
By Dr. Laura on June 18, 2020

Over a recent holiday weekend, Crystal’s son discreetly connected with his girlfriend and eloped!   Dr. Laura: "Once an adult child starts making their own decisions...give them the...

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Dads

Email of the Day: Dads Are Magical
By Dr. Laura on June 17, 2020

Several years ago, my 10-year-old son and I arrived together for his 4th grade awards ceremony and graduation. His dad, who is career military in the National Guard, hadn't shown up...

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