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09/30/2010
IconI was watching/listening to a popular program on t.v. yesterday while cooking dinner for my family. A famous actress was on the program promoting her new book about women and relationships. I have admired this person in the past for advocating for children with special needs. Today, however, she was asked, "When did you know it was time to end the relationship?" Get this....Her response was "When it wasn't FUN anymore." REALLY????? More >>

Tags: Attitude, Behavior, joy, Marriage, Parenting, purpose, selfishness, Values, Women's Point of View
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09/29/2010
IconAs I was sitting outside on my patio listening to your program and enjoying my afternoon, a woman called and she said she was an 'infertile woman'...I too have been labeled 'infertile', a term that is demeaning and has taken years for me to come to terms with. More >>

Tags: Military, Motherhood, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Read On-Air, Response To A Call, Values
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09/28/2010
IconWe, Lisa & Greg, called you earlier today (9/27/10) and you hung up on us because you called me "whiny". Funny thing, I have never been called whiny my entire life and even my husband was surprised you called me whiny. I listened to your commentary afterwards and it started to sink in. But it was actually your comment to the lady with the husband who had the emotional affair that it really clicked. More >>

Tags: Marriage, Read On-Air, Response To A Call
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09/27/2010
IconAll I can say is HALLELUJAH! to your article advocating putting conditions under which using ones donated organs would be permitted should we die and (obviously) be unable to speak for ourselves! I am a critical care nurse... and I have cared for countless patients who have either received a donated organ in the past and now that organ is failing due to them returning to their old lifestyle of drinking, smoking, using drugs, not taking care of their diabetes etc... or patients on a waiting list for an organ because theirs are failing due to the same lifestyle issues.. and I have come to the same conclusion: I would donate but I want to be able to exclude circumstances under which under which my organs would be donated. More >>

Tags: Health, Morals, Ethics, Values, Parenting, Read On-Air, Values
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09/24/2010
IconDr. Laura you have been part of the equation in raising our daughter, Laura. She is now 11 and makes us proud every day in her maturity and thoughtfulness. Laura skates on a synchronized skating team made up of girls aged nine to eleven. At the end of the last practice I asked her why she had been talking to two particular girls off to the side. What she said made me realize she "gets it." More >>

Tags: Character, Courage, Conscience, Character-Courage-Conscience, Family/Relationships - Teens, Morals, Ethics, Values, Parenting, Teens, Values
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09/23/2010
IconBecause of YOU!!! I just celebrated my 16yr wedding anniversary. My family is in tact. I am my husband's girlfriend. My three daughters are being raised by both their parents who are deeply in love. More >>

Tags: divorce, Parenting, Read On-Air, The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands, The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, Values
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09/22/2010
Icon...I just want to share a few of choices I have made as a father. I am married with two teenage daughters. I have a full time job but I do the majority of my work at home. I arrange my day so I can take my kids to school in the morning and I am there to pick them up in the afternoons. I was a PTA father, taught chess at their elementary school, helped them with their homework and made a home cooked meal almost every night. More >>

Tags: 9/11, Family/Relationships - Teens, Men's Point of View, Morals, Ethics, Values, Parenting, Teens, Values
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09/21/2010
IconA few days ago, while driving I heard a portion of a phone call where the lady was looking for motivation to lose weight. Your answer was no motivation works. Eventually it is a matter of character. I am paraphrasing, but essentially you said an individual has to decide whether they keep faith with themselves or not. A person has to make a choice to be honorable and to close that refrigerator door. You mentioned how awful we feel when we cheat, and that we are cheating ourselves. I don't want to be the type of person who cheats! More >>

Tags: Adoption, Character, Courage, Conscience, Character-Courage-Conscience, Health, Parenting, Read On-Air, Response To A Call, Social Issues
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09/20/2010
IconThe last (soon to be) 12 months have altered me in a way that I never imagined possible. I knew that parenthood would change my lifestyle, yes. I had no idea it would have such a drastic effect on my entire being. My view of myself is altered forever. I could never have believed there would someone in the world more important to me than absolutely anything else. My life revolves around how she's feeling and how I'm doing as a mother. My self image is no longer based on how good a friend I'm being or how popular I am or even what other people think about me. Am I a good mother? Am I doing the best job I can for her? Does she know how fully and completely I love her? My self worth is entirely based on those questions. There is a tiny human being holding all of that in her little hands. More >>

Tags: Marriage, Motherhood, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting, Religion, SAHM stay at home mom
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09/17/2010
IconI have to tell you how you saved my life. I am a stay at home mother of 3 small children and by some miracle I married a very good man. I have spent the last 10 years of my life angry and self destructive. I lived my life desperately trying to fill the silence both emotionally and physically. Any moment of peace would force me to look at myself and who I'd become. More >>

Tags: Adult Child-Parent, Family/Relationships - Adult Child/Parent, Health, Parenting, Relationships, Women's Point of View
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