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Robin and her husband are at war with his siblings...
January 13, 2017
Robin's husband asked to be put on the deed to his parents' house, and now his siblings are livid. What can Robin and her husband do to smooth things over?
Should Katie respond to her mother-in-law's rude comment?
January 13, 2017
Katie's mother-in-law recently badmouthed her parenting abilities. Should Katie fight back, or is she wasting her breath?
Should Lisa let her 22-year-old live at home?
January 12, 2017
Lisa's son wants to live with Mom and Dad while he saves money and thinks about graduate school. Is Lisa making a mistake by letting him stay with them?
Should Jessica go on vacation with the family's black sheep?
January 12, 2017
Jessica dislikes her brother-in-law's wife so much that she's contemplating not going on the trip her husband's parents invited them on. Does Jessica need to put her differences aside?
Natalie is struggling to keep her head above water as a stay-at-home mom...
January 11, 2017
As a mom to three little ones, Natalie feels overwhelmed just about all of the time. How can she make things more manageable?
How much should Melissa help out her daughter with college?
January 11, 2017
Melissa and her husband can only pay for half of their daughter's tuition. Should they make her take out the rest in loans?
How should Lisa respond to her brother's selfish act?
January 10, 2017
Lisa's brother stole from the family. What should she do about it?
Should Megan give her relationship more time or get out?
January 10, 2017
Megan's boyfriend doesn't have his act together, but he's trying. Should she wait around for him to change?
Can Kelly fix her family situation?
January 09, 2017
Kelly wants to stay involved with her family even though they are unloving and refuse to participate in her life. However, what Kelly doesn't understand is, we can't always get what we want...
How can Juliana's daughter stand up for herself?
January 09, 2017
A girl at school is pressuring Juliana's 13-year-old daughter to question her beliefs and values. What should Juliana tell her daughter?
Should Brenda allow her adopted kids to communicate with their mom?
January 06, 2017
Brenda adopted four kids after their mother killed their father to protect them from abuse. Should Brenda still talk to the woman and allow the kids to do the same?
How can Paul get his sex drive back?
January 06, 2017
Lately, Paul has fallen into a sexual rut. What can he do to get himself going again?
Is Michelle being an overprotective mother?
January 05, 2017
Michelle worries that her husband is sending their daughter the wrong message about talking to strangers. Is she being hypersensitive?
Should Mallory give her boyfriend another shot?
January 05, 2017
Mallory and her new boyfriend, Daniel, broke up because she didn't feel like she was being courted. However, Daniel has since apologized. Should Mallory give him a second chance?
Hannah's husband didn't come to her rescue...
January 04, 2017
Over the holidays, Hannah was verbally attacked by her husband's brother, and her husband just stood by. How should Hannah deal with her limp-dick husband?
Kristen doesn't like how her husband talks about their relationship...
January 04, 2017
Kristen's husband is telling their kids not to go about dating and marriage the way Mom and Dad did. Is he wrong?
Should Carolyn give her friends another chance?
January 03, 2017
Carolyn recently had a huge falling out with her group of friends. Did she make the right decision to walk away?
Is Jamie asking too much of herself?
January 03, 2017
Jamie recently had a stroke but is still trying to do it all. But is her superwoman attitude having a negative impact on her daughters?
Colleen isn't sure if she should have another baby...
December 15, 2016
Colleen's husband and her son from a previous relationship are asking for a new baby. But the age gap between the siblings and the idea of a blended family is making Colleen nervous. What should Colleen do?
Should Angelique leave her husband or stay together for the kids?
December 15, 2016
After years of extreme disrespect, Angelique's husband has pushed her past the point of no return. The problem is, she has three kids to think about...
Logan gets bored and distracted in school, which causes him to be disruptive in class...
December 14, 2016
Logan likes math a lot, but he loses focus in some of his other classes. He also tends to be influenced by others who are not behaving properly. How can Logan be a better student?
Is Donna worrying too much about her son?
December 14, 2016
Donna feels uncomfortable with her young adult son driving hundreds of miles for an upcoming trip. Are Donna's fears reasonable, or should she take a chill pill?
Rebecca's husband made a big commitment without telling her...
December 12, 2016
Much to Rebecca's surprise, the child of a family friend showed up and said he was going to be staying with them for a month. Apparently Rebecca's husband OK'd it without consulting her first. What should Rebecca do?
Jennifer's daughter is having a tough time in college...
December 12, 2016
Whenever Jennifer's daughter calls home, she uses the time to vent. How can Jennifer turn these calls into a conversation rather than a "woe is me" session?
How can Lindsey get over her fear of rejection?
December 08, 2016
Lindsey was nervous about telling her boyfriend she wasn't ready to sleep with him. Now that she has, she is still living in fear of rejection.
Karen's brothers won't talk to her over money...
December 08, 2016
Karen felt uncomfortable with her mother giving her a "living inheritance" in order to buy a house, and now her brothers won't speak to her. How can Karen thaw the icy tension?
Should Lori go back to work?
December 07, 2016
Even though both of Lori's boys are adults, one of her sons has Down Syndrome and autism, which requires Lori to be around all the time. Is it selfish of her to want to rejoin the workforce and do something for herself?
Cheryl feels guilt over her son's suicide...
December 07, 2016
Cheryl is overcome with anguish that she wasn't able to help her 18-year-old son before he took his own life. All she can do is keep replaying her last moments with him over and over again in her head...
How can Eman get her husband to keep his annoying comments to himself?
December 06, 2016
Eman's husband is constantly on her case about her weight. What can she do to make him stop?
How can Kate tell her husband about her childhood abuse?
December 06, 2016
Kate has never told her husband that she was sexually abused as a child. What's the best way to bring up these painful memories?
Kathy struggles with being powerless to rescue her family member...
December 05, 2016
Even though Kathy did her best to help, her family member ignored doctor's orders and now faces serious health consequences. How can Kathy deal with her feelings of frustration?
Should Heidi invite her in-laws to her daughter's baptism?
December 05, 2016
Every time Heidi invites her parents to a family function, they cause drama. Is it OK if she and her husband don't invite them to an upcoming baptism?
Wendy's daughter wants to blow off her graduation...
December 02, 2016
Wendy's daughter refuses to walk in her graduation ceremony. What should Wendy do?
Megan's bad childhood is stopping her from living a good life...
December 02, 2016
Megan's father was physically and emotionally abusive and split when Megan was 13 years old. Now 19, Megan finds herself trying to fill the void her father left behind with abusive relationships with other men...
Lori's teenage son is smitten with a girl at school...
December 01, 2016
Lori's 15-year-old son has been non-stop texting with a girl in his class and says he has strong feelings for her. How should Lori handle this hormone-drenched puppy love?
Sandra can't empathize with her mother's grief...
December 01, 2016
Sandra's mother is grieving the death of Sandra's sperm donor dad, someone her mom didn't have a relationship with and Sandra never even met. Why does her mom care so much for a man who didn't even give them the time of day?
Was Kathy wrong to tell her daughter why she divorced her father?
November 30, 2016
Kathy told her 11-year-old that she left her husband because he was cheating on her. Did she do the right thing?
Carla discovered that her boyfriend hasn't been exclusive with her...
November 30, 2016
Carla found out that her boyfriend has been going out with other women the entire time that they've been dating. Should she expect him to commit to her?
Jenny is dreading her daughter's upcoming Bat Mitzvah...
November 29, 2016
Jenny's family has got her so stressed out about her daughter's Bat Mitzvah that she can't even think straight. How can Jenny block out the noise and focus on her daughter?
Rebecca and her husband disagree on their marriage roles...
November 29, 2016
Rebecca and her husband have very different ideas about who should be doing what in their relationship. How can they get on the same page?
Lisa's father refuses to give up the keys to his truck...
November 28, 2016
Lisa's elderly father has cancer, which makes it difficult for him to drive his beloved truck. However, no matter how much Lisa and her brother argue with him, he won't stop getting behind the wheel. What should Lisa do?
Anthony always feels insecure in his relationships...
November 28, 2016
Anthony's abusive, alcoholic mother did a number on him as a child, and now Anthony is filled with deep-seated feelings of insecurity. As a result, he has never been able to hold down a successful relationship with a woman. How can he fix this?
Sara's baby won't sleep without her...
November 25, 2016
Sara's 7-month-old daughter will not sleep on her own. What should she do?
Jon wonders if he's too emotionally unstable for love...
November 25, 2016
Jon attributes his recent break up to his debilitating anxiety and OCD. Now undergoing treatment, Jon wants to know how he can find someone with whom he's compatible...
Laura's doctor gave her two to five years to live...
November 24, 2016
Laura was recently diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer, and her chances aren't looking so good. How should she tell her 6-year-old daughter?
Lisa wants to lose weight but doesn't know where to start...
November 24, 2016
After being overweight for 15 years, Lisa is ready to make a change. What's her first step?
Why is Ashley having anxiety about her relationship?
November 23, 2016
Ashley, a single mother of a 5-year-old daughter, is living with and engaged to a man who is divorced and has a daughter of his own. Even though she thinks they have a healthy and happy relationship, she's panicking about whether or not they should tie the knot. Should Ashley trust her instincts?
Caroline's daughter doesn't want to invite her dad to graduation...
November 23, 2016
Caroline's 23-year-old daughter doesn't want her dad at her college graduation, even though he paid for her tuition. Should Caroline leave the decision up to her daughter?
David wants to know if it's time to hang up his lifelong hobby...
November 22, 2016
After 19 years, David is pondering whether he should continue racing bikes or if it's time to put down the kickstand for good.
Dawn has lost her sex drive...
November 22, 2016
Dawn, a 59-year-old divorcee, doesn't feel like getting intimate with her boyfriend. Is it hormones, aging, or maybe something to do with her feelings about her ex-husband?
Brooke has found it hard to stay strong after losing her husband...
November 21, 2016
Since Brooke's husband died, people have told her that she needs to pull herself together for her teenage children. However, their words have fallen on deaf ears...
Becky regrets having her husband get a vasectomy...
November 21, 2016
Becky and her husband have four children and after the last one, Becky had her husband get snipped. Yet now she's questioning her decision...
Allen can't seem to find the right girl...
November 18, 2016
Allen keeps dating and dating and dating, but he hasn't met "the one". Where is she?
Kelly has a habit of falling back into relationships after they have ended...
November 18, 2016
Kelly is having a hard time moving on from her last relationship because she still needs to work on grad school projects with her ex. How can she stop the sparks from starting up again?
Ed's kids don't want to come to his wedding...
November 17, 2016
Ed is getting married to the woman he left his wife to be with. Needless to say, Ed's kids aren't so enthusiastic...
Dana doesn't like how her fiance budgets his time...
November 17, 2016
Dana's fiancé spends more time on hobbies than with his friends. Is this red flag behavior?
Lisa's boyfriend has been up to no good...
November 16, 2016
Lisa confronted her boyfriend after finding a dating app on his iPad. However, instead of being sorry, he's mad at her for snooping...
Ann's sister-in-law says she's done with Ann and her children...
November 16, 2016
Ann and her sister-in-law disagree about how to handle a situation between Ann's son and nephew, which has caused a rift in the family. Should Ann be the bigger person?
Chris can't stop thinking about his ex-girlfriend...
November 15, 2016
Chris got dumped after a year and a half with his girlfriend. Even though it has been a few years with zero contact, Chris still can't get her out of his head. Should he reach out to her?
Is Julie's sister taking advantage of her?
November 15, 2016
Julie feels obligated to help out her older sister because she took care of Julie after their father died. Yet, at the same time, Julie thinks she's getting played. Should Julie continue to lend a hand?
Alicia's husband has no balls when it comes to his mother and sister...
November 14, 2016
Tired of her mother-in-law and sister-in-law being mean to her, Alicia blocked them on her phone. However, her husband still wants to keep the lines of communication open. How should Alicia handle it?
Kelly is worried about her children's work ethic...
November 14, 2016
Even though Kelly wants her kids to have good childhoods, she also is concerned about them not learning the value of hard work. Should she do something differently?
Did Audrey weenie out?
November 11, 2016
During a pool tournament, Audrey's opponent cheated and won the match. Audrey didn't say anything, but now she's kicking herself. Should she have done something more?
Nancy feels guilty for helping her dying mother...
November 11, 2016
Nancy refuses to move with her husband until her mother's chemo treatment is done. However, Nancy's husband is making her feel bad about staying. Should Nancy stand by her mom or listen to her husband?
Should Maria push her daughter to stick with her piano lessons?
November 10, 2016
Maria's 11-year-old daughter has been playing the piano since she was 6, but for the past year, she hasn't wanted to continue. Should Maria let her quit?
Melissa feels overwhelmed by her recent losses...
November 10, 2016
Melissa's daughter, father, and mother all died within a short time period of each other. And now Melissa is preparing to lose her ailing brother as well. What can she do to weather the storm and stop feeling like she is letting everyone down?
Elaine is struggling to pick up the pieces after her husband's death...
November 09, 2016
Elaine is considering bereavement counseling to help her cope with her husband's death. Where should she start?
Sara is terrified of losing another baby...
November 09, 2016
After getting treatment for depression following her miscarriage, Sara is now pregnant again. How can she prepare herself for the worst-case scenario?
Emahn wishes her husband would stop trying to be so good all the time...
November 08, 2016
Emahn loves her husband but sometimes thinks he's over the top with his selflessness. How should Emahn bring up this touchy subject?
Sara doesn't feel like she and her sister are treated equally by their father...
November 08, 2016
Sara's feud with her sister has now spilled over and disrupted Sara's relationship with her dad. What should Sara do?
Cindy found out that her husband is a liar and a cheater...
November 07, 2016
Cindy discovered that her husband cheated on her via a private Facebook message from the woman he had a one-night stand with. On top of that, he has been gambling their money away like there's no tomorrow. Is it time for Cindy to pack her bags?
Denise is going back and forth on adopting a child...
November 07, 2016
Denise wants to adopt a 2-year-old, but she doesn't feel 100 percent all in. How can she get to that point?
Should Megan put having kids on the backburner?
November 04, 2016
Megan and her boyfriend have been discussing marriage and kids, but Megan still wants to go back to school to get her master's degree. Should she wait to start a family?
Kathleen feels bad about abandoning her family, even though they are toxic...
November 04, 2016
Nineteen months sober, Kathleen doesn't want to hang around her alcoholic family members anymore. However, she still feels compelled to please them. Why can't she let them go?
What should Harry do about his wife's hoarding?
November 03, 2016
Harry and his wife have fought and argued about how messy she keeps the house but nothing has changed. How can Harry get through to her?
Steve is calling off his engagement...
November 03, 2016
After fighting with his fiancée practically every day since they've been engaged, Steve wants out of the relationship. Is he making a smart decision?
Kirsten worries about bringing her child around her mother-in-law...
November 02, 2016
Kirsten's mother-in-law is mentally unstable and yet, Kirsten's husband feels obligated to keep her involved with his family. What should Kirsten do?
How can Suzanne avoid repeating her relationship mistakes?
November 02, 2016
Suzanne just got out of a relationship where she acted more like her boyfriend's mom than his future wife. How did Suzanne end up with such a loser and how can she make sure it doesn't happen again?
How can Michelle stop bickering and fighting with her husband?
November 01, 2016
Michelle wants to be nicer to her husband but finds herself keeping score of who did what and when. How can Michelle drop the tally card and appreciate the things her husband does do?
Tanya's daughter hates her dad...
November 01, 2016
Tanya admitted her culpability in her husband's affair and got back together with him. However, their daughter is still hostile towards her dad for cheating on Tanya. What should Tanya say to their daughter?
Marla's daughter sucks at saving money...
October 31, 2016
Despite working for the past three years, Marla's teenage daughter hasn't set aside any money for college. What should Marla do?
How can Andrea respect herself more?
October 31, 2016
Andrea always seems to fall for the wrong guys. How can she stop ending up in dead-end relationships?
Should Wendy give her 18-year-old an ultimatum?
October 28, 2016
Wendy doesn't approve of the trip her daughter is about to embark on. Should Wendy cut her off if she goes?
Jessie is angry at her family for not telling her about her bio dad's suicide...
October 28, 2016
Jessie's biological father took his own life and nobody in her family seems to care. How can she mourn his loss when no one else is?
Should Jennifer attend her niece's graduation party?
October 27, 2016
Jennifer wants to congratulate her niece on graduation day but can't stand to be in the same room as her sister. Should Jennifer suck it up or not attend?
Should Elizabeth get off her mom's case?
October 27, 2016
Elizabeth is going to meet her half sibling for the first time, but her mom doesn't want to be there. Should Elizabeth let it go or push her mom to reconsider?
Christa's son cares more about his job than getting good grades...
October 26, 2016
Christa's teenager enjoys busting his butt for his dad's company but doesn't apply the same work ethic towards school. How should Christa handle what she considers misplaced priorities?
Faith has a hard time taking care of her dad when his side of the family isn't pulling their weight...
October 26, 2016
Faith's dad has fallen ill, and his relatives aren't pitching in to help. What should Faith say to her dad when his anger gets misdirected towards her?
Should Rachel take a criticism to heart?
October 25, 2016
Rachel has been called a condescending know-it-all. Should Rachel let the snarky comment slide like water off a duck's back or take it personally?
Mike discovered a disturbing truth about his mother...
October 25, 2016
Mike recently confronted his brother about molesting him when they were kids. However, the complete story Mike's brother revealed completely shattered Mike's world. What should Mike do with what he learned?
Ann Marie accidentally insulted her husband's manhood...
October 24, 2016
Ann Marie's husband is upset with her for saying something that made him feel like less of a man. How can Ann Marie make things right?
Should Lacey refuse to be around her in-laws?
October 24, 2016
Lacey can't stand her in-laws' disgusting sense of humor. Is it OK for her to stop seeing them altogether?
Beth's husband just confessed that he was molested as a child...
October 21, 2016
Beth found out that her husband's mother molested him as a boy. What should Beth say to him?
Fred's wife never posts about him on her social media accounts...
October 21, 2016
Fred's wife uploads pictures of everyone but him on her social media pages. Feeling left out, how should Fred bring this up with her?
Should Diane keep visiting her mom now that the dementia has set in?
October 20, 2016
Although Diane knows her mom no longer recognizes her, she feels guilty and selfish if she doesn't see her on a regular basis. Is Diane a bad person if she takes a break?
Should Samantha distance herself from her mother?
October 20, 2016
While Samantha was growing up, her mother was physically and verbally abusive. But now that Samantha is an adult, her mom has supposedly changed her ways. However, Samantha isn't convinced. Should she keep away from her?
Is Tracy expecting too much from her in-laws?
October 19, 2016
Tracy's in-laws didn't attend her wedding reception because her husband's dad had to work. Four years later, the relationship has yet to improve. Should Tracy keep trying?
Hillary's ex-husband is trying to turn the tables against her...
October 19, 2016
Hillary left her husband because of his jerk behavior. However, now he's trying to blame everything on her. How can she deal with her anger towards him?
Jay is in shock that her boyfriend broke up with her...
October 18, 2016
As if breaking up with Jay wasn't enough, her boyfriend announced that he has already started dating someone else. How did Jay not see this coming?
Is Mary ready to start dating again?
October 18, 2016
Mary dumped her husband after he cheated on her with everyone from prostitutes to women at church. Now that her kids are grown, Mary wonders if she should get back into the dating game...
Brittany wants to stay home with the kids, but her husband insists she go back to work...
October 17, 2016
Brittany's husband doesn't think they can afford the lifestyle they want if she doesn't return to work. Brittany, on the other hand, is happy with the way things are. Should she compromise or hold her ground?
Is there any way to help a person who refuses to get help?
October 17, 2016
Father and daughter, Sam and Joy, are very concerned about Sam's wife (Joy's mom). What's the best way for them to intervene?
Marilyn has to give her best friend some bad news...
October 15, 2016
Marilyn's family always uses her best friend as their realtor. Marilyn's daughter is ready to sell her house but wants to hire someone else. How should Marilyn break the news to her best friend?
Should Linda keep pushing for her daughter's affection?
October 15, 2016
Linda's adopted daughter is always angry and no longer wants to talk to her. Should Linda keep pushing, or back off?
How can Renee snap out of her funk?
October 14, 2016
Renee lost her husband and her dream job all within a short period of time. Four years later, she still hasn't recovered. How can Renee get her life back?
Should Karen back out of a wedding in order to see her son in rehab?
October 14, 2016
Karen checked her 18-year-old son into a drug treatment center and has been asked to return on the same day she is supposed to attend a wedding. Should Karen cancel her plans?
Are Alexis and her husband a match made in hell?
October 13, 2016
Even before they got married, Alexis and her husband were constantly fighting with each other. The question is, why does Alexis stay with him?
Should Denneena and her husband press charges against their daughter?
October 13, 2016
Denneena's 24-year-old daughter broke into her house and stole something related to Denneena's job. Have Denneena and her husband done enough internally to handle the situation, or should they turn their daughter in to the police?
How should Tahona respond to her colleague's nasty email?
October 12, 2016
Tahona received a work email blasting her character and professionalism. What's her best course of action?
Should Deanna keep trying to help her dad get his act together?
October 12, 2016
Deanna's irresponsible dad still hasn't booked his flight for her wedding. Should Deanne assist him for the umpteenth time or let him fend for himself?
Della is having trouble making friends...
October 11, 2016
In an effort to clean up her life, Della has parted ways with her negative friends. Now the trouble is finding some good ones. Where should she start?
Kim's husband wants to connect with his long-lost daughter...
October 11, 2016
Kim's husband just found out that he has a daughter from a prior relationship. Should Kim be upset at him for trying to reach out to her?
Suzanne feels burned out taking care of her husband...
October 10, 2016
The daily grind of working full time and supporting her disabled husband is taking a toll on Suzanne. How can she recharge and regroup?
Should Paige let her 14-year-old sister move in with her?
October 10, 2016
Paige's sister wants to live with her because their mother can't take care of herself, let alone another person. Should Paige say yes?
How can Paula deal with her difficult and demanding older parent?
October 07, 2016
Paula feels like a bad daughter if she doesn't come to her parent's rescue. How can she fight the faux guilt?
Robin heard a disturbing rumor about her daughter's friend...
October 07, 2016
Robin learned from another mom that one of her daughter's friends tried to commit suicide. Should Robin investigate to see if this rumor contains any truth?
Jen wishes her husband wouldn't say such hurtful things when they fight...
October 06, 2016
Jen's husband tends to hit below the belt every time they fight about something. What should Jen do about it?
Carol's sisters have turned on her...
October 06, 2016
Neither of Carol's sisters are speaking to her after an episode that occurred between Carol and her niece. Should Carol leave the situation alone or try to thaw the icy impasse?
Haley's husband says he's having second thoughts about their marriage...
October 05, 2016
Soon after they tied the knot, Haley's husband is now claiming that he may have rushed into the marriage. What should Haley do?
Mel knows her boyfriend is bad news, but she loves him...
October 05, 2016
Mel has been getting her heart broken by the same guy for the past 10 years. However, she has stood by him because she loves him. Unfortunately, love is not enough...
What should Trisha do about her mother's hurtful comment?
October 04, 2016
Trisha's mom took a verbal swipe at Trisha for getting pregnant again. Should Trisha let it go or retaliate?
Should Chad intervene with his wife or butt out?
October 04, 2016
Chad doesn't think his wife is grieving in a healthy way. Is it his place to say something?
How can Madeline have a better relationship with her mom?
October 03, 2016
Madeline finds living with her mother extremely stressful and difficult. How can she make things tolerable until she moves out?
Should Kathy turn down a wedding invitation?
October 03, 2016
Kathy's best friend invited only one of Katy's three adult kids to an upcoming wedding. Should Kathy be offended?
How can Reagan improve her sex life?
September 30, 2016
Reagan and her husband have grown apart in the bedroom. Why have they lost that loving feeling?
Should Sabrina get back together with her ex-husband?
September 30, 2016
Sabrina divorced her husband because he was too much of a mama's boy. Now he's asking her to reconsider. Should Sabrina give the relationship another shot?
Annie feels sad that she can't have another child...
September 29, 2016
After five miscarriages, Annie has given up on getting pregnant again. How can she accept this hard reality?
Should Lisa allow her son to stay with his dad?
September 29, 2016
Lisa's son wants to visit his dad for two weeks, but Lisa doesn't approve of her ex's living situation. Should Lisa tell her son no?
Lynn worries that her daughter's boyfriend is a bad influence...
September 28, 2016
Lynn's daughter is dating a guy who has completely taken over her life. Can Lynn do anything to help her daughter?
Theresa's siblings are taking advantage of her parents...
September 28, 2016
With her dad sick and no longer able to lay down the law, Theresa's younger siblings are having a field day - breaking the house rules and doing whatever they please. What's Theresa's best course of action?
Should Alex keep her kids away from her mother-in-law?
September 27, 2016
Alex knows her kids shouldn't be around her mother-in-law, but she doesn't want to hurt her husband's feelings. How should Alex navigate these sensitive waters?
Should Desiree confront her grandmother?
September 27, 2016
Desiree's grandmother has been hiding a large sum of money that belongs to Desiree. What should Desiree say to her?
Jennifer feels overwhelmed taking care of her parents...
September 26, 2016
For the past three months, Jennifer has dedicated herself to helping her sick parents. But at what cost?
How can Cindy deal with her resentment towards her stepson's bio mom?
September 26, 2016
Cindy's stepson's bio mom abandoned him as a child and is now trying to wedge herself back into the picture. How can Cindy be encouraging of the relationship when she feels so hurt and angry?
Sarah's husband copped to having an emotional affair...
September 23, 2016
Sarah's husband admitted to getting close to another woman because Sarah hasn't been meeting his needs. Is Sarah to blame, or is he just being a jerk?
Barbara feels sad about kicking her daughter out of the house...
September 23, 2016
After putting up with her drug addict daughter's empty promises for four years, Barbara finally showed her the door. How can Barbara move forward and stop playing the "what if" game?
What should Nicole do about her husband's confession?
September 22, 2016
Nicole's husband came clean that the mistress who almost ruined their marriage has contacted him and wants to start things up again. What should Nicole do with this news?
Rebecca feels like her husband is choosing his mother over her...
September 22, 2016
Rebecca's husband has taken it upon himself to be his mom's caregiver and refuses to get outside help. Should Rebecca let him be or speak up?
Should Ann have a relationship with her bio sister?
September 21, 2016
Ann recently learned that she was the product of a rape. Up until now, she has been close with the rapist's kids. Should Ann say something or keep it to herself?
Is there anything Haley can do to protect her little sister from their unstable mom?
September 21, 2016
Haley was able to escape her toxic home environment, but her 15-year-old sister is still in the thick of it. What can Haley do to help?
How can Kathy provide the support her sister wants?
September 20, 2016
Kathy's sister has a verbally abusive husband and constantly expects Kathy to be her shoulder to cry on. Frustrated that her sister won't leave the marriage, Kathy wonders what else she can do to help...
Should Sue side with her husband or her son?
September 20, 2016
Grandma gave Sue's son $3,000 to buy a car. However, Sue's husband took the money and bought one without asking their son for any input. Should Sue stand by her husband's decision or exchange the car for one her son wants?
How can Vicky protect her grandkids from her daughter's stupid choices?
September 19, 2016
After having two kids with two different guys, Vicky's daughter is back to dating again. Worried about the impact that the revolving door of men is having on her grandkids, Vicky calls to see if there is anything she can do.
Should Megan share a secret with her kids?
September 19, 2016
Megan hasn't told her kids that she and her husband shacked up before they got married. Do they need to know?
How should Lori deal with her sister's poor work performance?
September 16, 2016
Lori hired her sister to work at her business, but she hasn't been doing a good job. How should Lori handle it?
Dan wants to find a healthier way to grieve...
September 16, 2016
Dan feels emotionally unequipped to handle the recent deaths of a few close friends and family. How can he find a better way to cope?
Is Sara making a mistake staying with her husband?
September 15, 2016
Sara has been sticking it out with her husband so their son can have an in-tact home, but she doesn't know how much longer she can take it. Should Sara hold on a little longer or leave?
Should Rebekah dump her boyfriend?
September 15, 2016
Rebekah's boyfriend revealed something that made Rebekah question whether their relationship is built to last. Should she break up with him?
How can Leslie feel more sexual towards her husband?
September 14, 2016
Leslie has trouble getting the ball rolling with sex. What's she doing wrong?
Shawn's wife had a one-night stand...
September 14, 2016
Shawn's wife went on a trip with some girlfriends and hooked up with a guy from her past. However, the reason she gave for stepping outside their marriage turned out to be an even bigger blow than the cheating...
Gloria's husband wants her to keep working after their baby arrives...
September 13, 2016
Expectant mom Gloria wants to become a stay-at-home mother, but her husband says they can't afford it. How can Gloria convince him otherwise?
Should Amy forgive her husband?
September 13, 2016
Amy's husband cheated on her with an escort and then lied about it. Unsure if the marriage is worth saving, Amy calls Dr. Laura.
Why can't Myra and her husband get along?
September 12, 2016
The same problems that caused Myra and her husband to separate have reared their ugly heads again. What's making them so incompatible?
Maggie's marriage has turned platonic...
September 12, 2016
Maggie's husband says his feelings for her aren't what they used to be. Should Maggie stay in the marriage or look elsewhere?
Should Joanne refuse the invitation to her mother-in-law's party?
September 09, 2016
Joanne doesn't want to attend her mother-in-law's surprise birthday party because her mother-in-law recently snubbed her. Should Joanne hold on to the insult or let bygones be bygones?
How can Eileen get through to her daughter?
September 09, 2016
Whenever Eileen's daughter comes home from school, she starts acting like a bitch. How should Eileen approach her daughter about her bad attitude?
Is Wendy's brother taking advantage of their mom?
September 08, 2016
Wendy's brother has decided to spend an exorbitant amount of their mom's money on a backyard remodel. Should Wendy try to intervene?
Is Leanne wasting her time on her mom?
September 08, 2016
Leanne has been doing her best to take care of her mother, but all she gets in return are complaints. Should she stop trying to be the "good daughter"?
Should Kristen reveal to her husband something from her past?
September 07, 2016
Kristen has a secret from before she was married that she hasn't told her husband. Should Kristen drop the bombshell or keep it to herself?
The road to recovery has proved more difficult than Angela thought...
September 07, 2016
Dealing with a hurt back has made Angela feel useless and left out. How can she have a more positive attitude?
Sara's husband can't decide who he wants: Sara or the other woman...
September 06, 2016
When her husband started having an affair, Sara decided she needed to be a better wife. Yet, despite the changes she has made, her husband can't give up his side squeeze. Should Sara leave him?
Marissa can't stand her mother-in-law...
September 06, 2016
Marissa's mother-in-law is very difficult to be around. How can Marissa make the experience more bearable?
Should Heather give her mom another opportunity?
September 05, 2016
Heather's mom has been abandoned by everyone in the family - and for good reason! Still, Heather can't help feeling sorry for her. Should Heather extend the olive branch or stay away?
How should Erika react to the scandalous photos of her teenage daughter?
September 05, 2016
One of Erika's daughter's friends showed Erika online pictures of her daughter drinking and smoking. What consequence should Erika hand out?
Should June move in with her boyfriend?
September 02, 2016
June recently moved to help take care of her grandkids and sparked up a relationship with a man who, like her, also lost a spouse. Is it wrong for June to play house with him?
Tammy caught her son watching porn...
September 02, 2016
Tammy's 12-year-old stole her credit card to subscribe to a porn site. What should she do about it?
Stacey disagrees with how her husband disciplines his daughter...
September 01, 2016
Stacey's husband has a daughter from a previous marriage who he coddles and spoils. Should Stacey continue to express her disapproval or stay out of it?
Kay is still mad at her mom for not protecting her as a child...
September 01, 2016
Growing up, Kay's father sexually abused her while her mother turned a blind eye. Now 51, Kay still struggles with debilitating feelings of anger towards her mother. What can Kay do to leave the past in the past?
Kristi feels lonely as a single mom...
August 31, 2016
Raising three kids on her own has been rewarding but also solitary work for Kristi. Should she get back out there and start dating again?
As much as Lindsay hates her mom, she can't seem to let her go...
August 31, 2016
Lindsay's mom has told Lindsay to her face that she never wanted her. And yet, Lindsay keeps coming up with excuses to keep her mom in her life. How can Lindsay finally break the witch's spell?
Should Dawn leave her kids with their dad while she goes to rehab?
August 30, 2016
Dawn wants to get help for her alcohol problem but doesn't know if her ex is up to the task of taking care of their kids while she's away. Should Dawn trust him?
Ann feels disrespected by her coworkers...
August 30, 2016
When Ann's coworkers give her their work or talk down to her, she has trouble standing up for herself. How can she put these jerks in their place?
Ann's husband doesn't think he's getting enough from her...
August 29, 2016
Ann has a lower libido than her husband and consequently, he feels hurt that she doesn't want him more often. What should Ann do?
Jake thinks he's doing more than his fair share around the house...
August 29, 2016
When Jake's wife went back to school to get her master's degree, all of the household chores were suddenly dumped on him. How can Jake get his wife to pitch in more?
Angela's teenage daughter wants to go on birth control...
August 26, 2016
Angela's 17-year-old asked to be put on birth control so she can start having sex with her boyfriend. How should Angela respond?
Deanne's husband is making their divorce proceedings very hard on her...
August 26, 2016
The back and forth of Deanne's divorce process is taking a toll on her psyche and emotions. How can she make things less painful and run more smoothly?
Greg caught his son smoking pot again...
August 25, 2016
Even after going through family counseling, Greg's son is still puffing the magic dragon under Dad's nose. How can Greg lay down the law?
Is Joyce a bad person for refusing her daughter's request?
August 25, 2016
Joyce's daughter wants Joyce to take care of her child if anything should happen to her. Although Joyce loves her grandson, she doesn't think she has it in her to raise another kid. What should she say to her daughter?
Should Jeffrey tell his dad that he's going to be a grandfather?
August 24, 2016
Jeffrey doesn't have a relationship with his dad. Does that mean he should keep him in the dark about the birth of his first child?
Should Melissa continue a relationship with her father and brother?
August 24, 2016
When Melissa needed her family the most, they didn't show up. But even more hurtful was the reason they gave for ignoring her cry for help. How should Melissa proceed with them going forward?
How can Wendy take care of her special needs daughter but not leave herself behind?
August 23, 2016
Wendy loves her special needs daughter more than anything, but some days, it takes everything Wendy has (and more) to keep going. How can she make things more manageable?
How can Carla stop undermining her husband?
August 23, 2016
Whenever Carla's husband tries to discipline their daughters, Carla steps in and challenges his authority. How can Carla fight her need to rescue?
Kara's parents changed their minds about paying for her wedding...
August 22, 2016
Kara's parents had always promised to financially contribute to her wedding. But now that they are divorced, their hatred of each other has surpassed their love for her and neither is willing to follow through on the offer. What should Kara do about it?
Is Marsha's boyfriend right about her?
August 22, 2016
Marsha and her boyfriend had a big fight over her lifestyle choices, and now he's not speaking to her. Should Marsha have listened?
Tina struggles with insecurity...
August 19, 2016
Tina constantly worries about not being good enough. Why can't she see the qualities others see?
How can Anna make living with her in-laws livable?
August 19, 2016
Anna and her husband are about to move in with his parents. What boundaries should Anna establish to keep them from overstepping?
How should Jo stand up for her daughter?
August 18, 2016
Jo's daughter is getting bullied by Grandma. However, what's worse is that Jo has done nothing about it, standing by as timid and weak as a limp piece of lettuce. How can Jo grow a pair and defend her daughter?
Is it wrong for a married woman to crave the attention of other men?
August 18, 2016
Julie wants her body to look good so that men other than her husband will check her out. Is there any harm in that?
Robin can't let go of her toxic family...
August 17, 2016
Even though Robin's mom and brother are pure evil, Robin continues to cater to them because they're family. When will Robin see the light?
Should Nick re-enlist in the military?
August 17, 2016
Nick has proudly served his country, but now that he's married, he is having second thoughts about continuing his military career. Should he trust his gut?
Juliet's husband has been secretly seeing a dominatrix...
August 16, 2016
Juliet's husband came clean and told her about a fetish she never knew about. Even though she's trying to make the marriage work, Juliet struggles to accept that her husband isn't the man she thought she married.
Evan calls back to share how his apology went over...
August 16, 2016
The last time Evan called the show, he was feeling envious of his friend getting married. So he took Dr. Laura's advice and apologized to his buddy. Listen to hear how things turned out...
Should Julie start dating again
August 15, 2016
Desi and her heartthrob both have kids. What ground rules should they establish so that their love life doesn't interfere with their kids' lives?
How can Desi pull off dating with kids at home?
August 15, 2016
Desi and her heartthrob both have kids. What ground rules should they establish so that their love life doesn't interfere with their kids' lives?
Sherry is upset at her husband for not caring about her birthday...
August 12, 2016
Another year. Another birthday. Another disappointment. How can Sherry get through to her husband that her special day matters?
Nicki and Victor call to see if their relationship is salvageable...
August 12, 2016
Nicki postponed her wedding because her fiance, Victor, cheated - multiple times. Should Nicki give him another chance?
Lori's husband has turned into a complete a-hole...
August 11, 2016
Lori stood by and supported her husband all the way through undergrad and medical school, and now he's acting as if she's not worthy of him. What should Lori do?
Lisa calls back to report on her progress with her husband...
August 11, 2016
The last time Lisa called, she felt extremely unhappy in her marriage. Then she accepted a simple, yet powerful truth: not everything is in her control...
Annie's 3-year-old is giving her grief...
August 10, 2016
Annie's toddler has been a bigger handful than usual ever since she brought home her new baby. What can she do to temper his newfound mischievous streak?
Was Nicki wrong to speak up at her niece's funeral?
August 10, 2016
After Nicki's niece died in an accident, Nicki's nephew took custody of her kids. Thinking this went against her niece's wishes, Nicki said something to her nephew at the funeral. Was Nicki out of line?
How should Katie talk to her kids about their grandparents' divorce?
August 09, 2016
Katie's in-laws are splitting up, and she doesn't know how to break the news to her kids. Which details should Katie include and which should she leave unsaid?
Helen can't believe what almost came out of her mouth...
August 09, 2016
When Helen found out that her deceased husband's mistress had cancer, she was overcome with joy. Then she felt horrible for thinking such mean thoughts. Does this make her a bad person?
How can Bonnie get over her ex?
August 08, 2016
Bonnie's boyfriend wasted a year and a half of her life and left her with nothing but a b.s. excuse. Still hung up on what could have been, Bonnie calls Dr. Laura for tips on how to move on.
Vicky feels bad for not allowing her kids to see their grandparents...
August 08, 2016
Vicky moved away from her in-laws because she thinks they are a poor influence. Should Vicky feel guilty for depriving them of a relationship with her kids?
Paige's husband complains about supporting her kids...
August 05, 2016
Paige married a guy who refuses to take care of himself let alone her kids. Should Paige admit defeat and move on or try to make the marriage work?
Should Nicole accept money from her dad?
August 05, 2016
Nicole's dad has a history of offering her things and then holding them against her. Not wanting to be fooled again, Nicole calls Dr. Laura for advice.
How can Dorina get closure from her last relationship?
August 04, 2016
Dorina broke up with her boyfriend after he stood her up at a wedding. She knows she made the right choice, but she's still having trouble sorting through her emotions. What can Dorina do to finally put this relationship in her rearview?
Should Patti and Glen stop talking to their daughter's ex-boyfriend?
August 04, 2016
When Patti and Glen's daughter dumped her boyfriend, she expected them to follow suit. However, Patti and Glen like the young man and have remained friends, much to their daughter's displeasure. Are they being disrespectful?
Mary feels jealous that her parents play favorites...
August 03, 2016
Even though Mary doesn't need the money, she gets upset when her parents buy things for her sister and then call to rub it in. Should Mary stop taking their calls?
Michelle feels like a victim after her divorce...
August 03, 2016
After a nasty divorce, Michelle feels her anger is getting in the way of her giving her best to her children. What can she do to start mothering and stop hating?
Mary keeps choosing poorly...
August 02, 2016
Mary has gone through four husbands - two died and two she divorced. Is the fifth time the charm?
Even though Karen's jury service is over, she can't get the disturbing case out of her mind...
August 02, 2016
After serving on a jury for a gruesome murder trial, Karen fears she cannot forget what she has seen. How can she move on from these terrible images?
Should Desiree tell her brother-in-law the truth?
August 01, 2016
Desiree got a phone call that could affect her brother-in-law. Should she tell him about it or leave things be?
Should Jessica let her daughter move back home?
August 01, 2016
Jessica's daughter moved in with her father and gave no notice to her mom. Now her daughter wants to move back, but Jessica is skeptical.
Should Clara forgive her mom?
July 29, 2016
Clara's mom tore up her parenting card. Should Clara issue her another one or move on for good?
Alisha is having a hard time coping with the death of her dog...
July 29, 2016
While Alisha was out of town, someone accidentally killed her dog. How can Alisha get a grip on her anger and need to blame?
Molly's friend has turned into a bona fide bitch...
July 28, 2016
After going through a period of great hardship, Molly's friend is no longer the same woman she was when Molly met her. Even though Molly wants to be understanding, she can't stand being around such a mean and bitter person. Is she making the right choice to end the friendship?
How can Veronica not repeat the mistakes of her last relationship?
July 28, 2016
After breaking up with her boyfriend of four years, Veronica knows she needs to make some changes. Where should she start?
Does Christina owe her son an apology?
July 27, 2016
On Christina's birthday, her son waited until the last minute to get her a present and then showed up at her house an hour late, prompting Christina to give him a piece of her mind. Was she too hard on him?
Is Brook being too sensitive about a name?
July 27, 2016
Brook has a problem with what her kids are calling her mother-in-law. Is Brook overreacting?
Is it the right time for Dominique to go back to school?
July 26, 2016
Seventeen years ago, Dominique dropped out of school to raise her son. Now that he's about to go to college, she's itching to finish her degree. Is it now or never?
Kelly feels disgusted by what her mother shared with her...
July 26, 2016
Even though it made Kelly visibly uncomfortable, her mom divulged lurid details about an affair she is having. What should Kelly do with this information?
Sue's sister is being a pain in the butt...
July 25, 2016
Even though Sue's sister was trying to do something nice for her, Sue politely declined her generosity. Now the claws are out...
What makes Kim feel so unlovable?
July 25, 2016
Kim dates losers in order to hold the power in her relationships and avoid being rejected. However, in order to fix her deep-seated need to be needed, Kim must first find out where it comes from...
Are Janelle's expectations for her relationship too high, or is she just being insecure?
July 22, 2016
Janelle's musician boyfriend is heading out on tour for two months to pursue his dream. Is Janelle crazy for considering this a deal breaker?
Is Jim being unethical?
July 22, 2016
Jim is planning on leaving his current job for a different one, which has put him in a bit of a moral pickle. How can he quit with a clear conscience?
How can Amanda deal with her hatred towards her mother?
July 21, 2016
Amanda harbors ill will towards her mother for her bad childhood. What can Amanda do to stop holding on to the past?
Is Stormy's boyfriend acting unfaithfully?
July 21, 2016
Stormy found out that her boyfriend has been confiding in other women. Does his behavior constitute cheating?
How can Lupe better deal with her anxiety?
July 20, 2016
Prone to panic attacks, Lupe wonders how she can get through the day with less worry and stress. What is she doing wrong?
Jennifer doesn't feel comfortable with her husband's sexual request...
July 20, 2016
Before she got married, Jennifer was OK with bringing other people into the bedroom. But now that she has settled down, Jennifer wants to put her wild days behind her. However, her husband keeps bringing it up...
Is Allie not doing enough with herself?
July 19, 2016
With her kids enrolling in school, Allie feels like she needs to start doing more outside of the house. Should she push herself or focus on what she already has on her plate?
Sophia's sex life has petered out...
July 19, 2016
Sophia's workaholic husband never seems to have time for her. How can she get him to want her again?
Should Lyla donate her kidney to her brother?
July 18, 2016
Lyla's brother's drug addiction caught up with him and now he needs a kidney. Even though Lyla wants to be a good sister, she worries that giving him her kidney will all be for naught. What should she do?
Amy's husband has been secretly watching porn...
July 18, 2016
Amy's husband is in the doghouse for lying to her about the porn she found on his computer. Is Amy's reaction justified?
Should Stephanie allow her son to spend time with her bio dad?
July 15, 2016
Even though Stephanie was raised by her stepdad, she still wants her son to meet the sperm donor who knocked up her mom. Is she making a bad decision?
Sarah rarely feels in the mood to have sex with her husband...
July 15, 2016
Sarah's husband wishes she initiated sex more often. Are his expectations unreasonable?
Should Nina go back on her word with her son?
July 14, 2016
Nina made a deal with her son that he could apply to a special program if he maintained a "B" average. However, now that the results are in and Nina's son held up his end of the bargain, Mom still doesn't think he tried hard enough. Should she call off the deal?
Lauren is at a loss for how to take care of her husband...
July 14, 2016
Lauren and her husband's relationship has changed ever since his health took a turn for the worse. Scared of what happens next, Lauren asks Dr. Laura for guidance.
Did Vaylene make a mistake filing for divorce?
July 13, 2016
Vaylene's husband is a good provider and father, but he's also a liar and manipulator. Is she doing the right thing ending the marriage?
Should Susie go back to school?
July 13, 2016
Susie wants to get her Ph.D. but doesn't know if it's a good idea with two kids at home. What should she do?
Rene feels hurt by her husband's insensitive comments...
July 12, 2016
Rene recently gained a lot of weight due to some health issues. Her husband, on the other hand, laments about his body even though he has nothing to complain about. Does Rene have a right to be upset?
What can Paul do to get his wife to listen to him?
July 12, 2016
Paul is afraid to bring things up with his wife for fear of getting shut down. How can Paul feel heard?
How should Lisa handle her stepmom talking behind her back?
July 11, 2016
Lisa's stepmother doesn't like her. But instead of saying something to Lisa's face, she tells Lisa's father, who passes the message along third party to Lisa. Tired of this game of smack-talk telephone, Lisa calls Dr. Laura.
Phyllis's work life and love life are both on the fritz...
July 11, 2016
Phyllis can't stand her unfulfilling job. On top of that, she's upset about some Facebook photos that her boyfriend refuses to delete. Is it time for Phyllis to leave them both?
How can Tom be a better husband?
July 08, 2016
In trying to compensate for his dad's flaws, Tom developed some unhealthy habits of his own. How can he start acting like the husband he knows his wife deserves?
Michelle's husband keeps bringing up her past transgressions...
July 08, 2016
Even though she's three-years sober, Michelle's husband still busts her chops about where she's going and who she's seeing. How can Michelle put her foot down?
Should Ilene give her boyfriend the opportunity to change?
July 07, 2016
Ilene's boyfriend is currently going to therapy for an anger management problem. Should she stand by him or give him the heave-ho?
Tammy feels uncomfortable bringing up sex with her husband...
July 07, 2016
Tammy finds it hard to talk about what she wants in the bedroom. How can she feel less shy and more open?
How can Sarah break her unhealthy dating cycle?
July 06, 2016
Twenty-three-year-old Sarah keeps falling for older guys. How can she stop looking for love in all the wrong places?
What can Becky do about her daughter's school anxiety?
July 06, 2016
After hearing her daughter come home unhappy every day from school, Becky allowed her to transfer. However, the new environment has produced the same results. Why is Becky's daughter so miserable?
Angela disagrees with her husband, Steve, about whether she should have her dad in her life...
July 05, 2016
Upon turning 17, Angela decided she wanted to have nothing to do with her dad anymore. However, when she got married, her husband, Steve, pushed her to forgive her father. Did Steve do the right thing?
Should Jennifer stop letting her dad see her kids?
July 05, 2016
Jennifer's dad is on thin ice after acting too rough with her kids. Is this the final straw?
Is it OK for Katherine to date her friend's ex?
July 04, 2016
Katherine has a crush on her friend's ex-boyfriend. Is she stepping over the line if she follows through?
Jen wants to make her marriage work, but she doesn't know if she can...
July 04, 2016
Throughout their marriage, Jen's husband has done nothing but let her down. Jen wants things to be better between them, but she's out of faith and energy. What should she do?
Bronwyn is concerned about the boy her daughter is dating...
July 01, 2016
Worried about the "he loves me, he loves me not" roller coaster between her daughter, Taylor, and Taylor's boyfriend, Bronwyn has decided it's time for Mom to step in. How can Bronwyn get through to her daughter that this relationship is a bad idea?
Did Diane make the right move cutting off her family?
July 01, 2016
Unable to tolerate her family's disrespect any longer, Diane made like a banana and split. The question is, does she regret it?
How can Kris spend less time worrying about her kids?
June 30, 2016
With two special needs children at home, Kris often feels overwhelmed. How can she stop letting her fears get the best of her?
Alex is concerned about something that turns her on...
June 30, 2016
Alex gets off imagining her husband with another woman. Why does she fantasize about being cheated on?
Cathy doesn't want her ex at her daughter's graduation...
June 29, 2016
Much to Cathy's dismay, her daughter invited her deadbeat dad to her graduation. Should Cathy accept the situation for what it is or talk things over with her daughter?
Ronnie's sister went back to her abusive husband, and now she's pregnant...
June 29, 2016
Ronnie can't believe that her sister went back to her abusive husband, let alone make another baby with him. What kind of a relationship should Ronnie have with her sister going forward?
Janelle feels overwhelmed at work...
June 28, 2016
Despite her best efforts, Janelle doesn't feel like she's making any progress at her job. What can she do to boost her morale?
Sydney feels like others' problems are always more important than hers...
June 28, 2016
Sydney has gone through a lot recently - she divorced her husband, her friend lost both of her parents unexpectedly, and her mom experienced complications from a surgery. Yet, whenever she tries to bring up her feelings with others, all they want to do is talk about them, them, them. What can she do to get these heavy emotions off her chest?
Should Christina cancel her wedding?
June 27, 2016
Christina postponed her wedding because her fiancé had exchanged inappropriate texts with an ex-girlfriend. Is he worth giving another chance?
Andee is freaking out about quitting her job...
June 27, 2016
Andee just left her job to stay home with her 6-year-old, 3-year-old, and 1-year-old. How can she reassure herself that she's making the right decision?
Does Ryan need to stand up to his parents?
June 24, 2016
Ryan's wife, Ashley, doesn't get along with her in-laws, mainly Ryan's mother. However, Ryan refuses to take his wife's side. Is it time for Ryan to man up?
Should Laura dump her boyfriend?
June 24, 2016
Laura's boyfriend gets ticked off when she doesn't immediately text or call him back. Is it time to say, "Adios"?
How can Ryan deal with his drama queen sister?
June 23, 2016
Ryan's sister's marital issues always seem to become his issues. Tired of living the daily soap opera, Ryan calls Dr. Laura.
Anne feels guilty for screwing up her daughter...
June 23, 2016
Sober for 15 months, Anne is now starting to reflect on some of her past mistakes, including her contribution to her daughter's own problems with alcohol. Is there anything Anne can do to fix the mess she created?
Christine wants a relationship with her mom...
June 22, 2016
After years of therapy to heal the wounds from her bad childhood, Christine feels like she has finally made it through to the other side. Yet despite her lemonade-out-of-lemons progress, she still misses her mom...
Heather is nervous about quitting her job to be a stay-at-home mom...
June 22, 2016
Heather was confident about becoming a stay-at-home mom until the naysayers around her started to make her question her decision. How can Heather stop psyching herself out?
Is Jenny a bitch for not wanting to see her brother-in-law?
June 21, 2016
Jenny thinks her sister's husband is a creep and wants to stay as far away from him as humanly possible. Should she stick to her guns or just suck it up when he's around?
Sandy's alcoholic husband can't get it up...
June 21, 2016
Sandy wants to be more compassionate about her husband's erectile dysfunction, but his constant boozing leaves her feeling less than sympathetic. How much nonsense is she expected to tolerate?
Cindy is drowning in a sea of bad news and heavy emotions...
June 20, 2016
Cindy's husband has been given 6-12 months to live. On top of that, her 33-year-old son just had a heart attack. Feeling lost and overwhelmed, Cindy called Dr. Laura.
Erin feels she hasn't grieved properly...
June 20, 2016
Erin's niece died while she was pregnant with her daughter. She now feels like she hasn't grieved enough as she begins to have fears about her own child.
Cindy is having second thoughts about adopting a child...
June 17, 2016
Cindy has always wanted to have children of her own but can't. However, now that she has begun the adoption process, she's doubting whether she can follow through. What should she do?
Micah wants to know how to balance her work and home life better...
June 17, 2016
Micah feels like she's dropping the ball trying to juggle work, four children, and her husband's mom moving in. What changes can she make before she loses her mind?
Should Sandy and her boyfriend get back together?
June 16, 2016
Sandy and her boyfriend broke up due to their conflicting work schedules. However, they have recently been back in touch and are considering giving the relationship another try. Is this a good idea?
Maria's sex drive has dried up...
June 16, 2016
Since having her second child, Maria no longer feels like having sex with her husband. How can she get back in the mood?
Rhonda misses her sister...
June 15, 2016
Rhonda is having a hard time coping with the loss of her sister to breast cancer. What can she do to make the pain any less overwhelming?
Are Charles and his wife beyond reconciliation?
June 15, 2016
After the birth of their first child, Charles's wife cheated on him with his best friend - something for which he has never forgiven her. Yet, he still wants her in his life. How can Charles and his wife stop hurting and start healing?
Should Sam try to fix her broken marriage or let it run its course?
June 14, 2016
Even when Sam was dating her now-husband, she had a nagging suspicion that marrying him wasn't the right thing to do. But the more time that passes, the more her judgment gets clouded by guilt.
Teresa chased an opportunity but now feels miserable...
June 14, 2016
Even though Teresa and her husband are better off financially after moving across the country for her husband's work, Teresa finds herself depressed and doesn't know why. Is geography the culprit, or is it something deeper?
Krista just discovered that her 16-year-old daughter is sexually active...
June 13, 2016
Krista's older daughter told her that her 16-year-old sister is having sex with her boyfriend. What should Krista do about it?
Is Cheryl setting up her teenage son for failure?
June 13, 2016
Cheryl thinks her son may be becoming a mama's boy. Is it too late to turn him into a real man?
Why does Dayna keep ending up with losers?
June 10, 2016
Dayna says she doesn't feel stupid, ugly or fat, and yet she struggles to find love. Is she looking in the wrong places, or is there something wrong with her?
Chris and his longtime friend don't know what to do about their fighting wives...
June 10, 2016
Chris's wife and his friend of 40 years' wife recently had a falling out over one of their daughters not getting invited to a party. Out of ideas on how to fix things, Chris calls Dr. Laura for help.
Fred's wife isn't on board with his dream...
June 09, 2016
Before Fred retired, his wife told him she wanted to leave their small town and sail the Caribbean. But now that he has sold his business, his wife no longer wants to leave. Is his marriage over, or can he rebuild the dream they once shared together?
How can Kathryn shake off a hater?
June 09, 2016
Kathryn is allowing someone else's anger to ruin her mood. What can she do to snap out of it?
How can Summerly have a better relationship with her family?
June 08, 2016
At 20 years old, Summerly moved out on her own and now feels like an outsider. Neither of her brothers calls on her birthday, and her parents make her feel like she's a bad person. Is that their problem or hers?
Should Andrea just grin and bear it with her father-in-law?
June 08, 2016
Over her 16-year marriage, Andrea has watched her husband's dad devolve into a belligerent and abusive alcoholic. Yet, her friends are guilt-tripping her to be supportive because he's family. What should she do?
How can Sarah save her marriage before it's too late?
June 06, 2016
Feeling neglected at home, Sarah's husband started having an emotional affair. What can Sarah do so that she doesn't lose him for good?
Cindy feels resentment towards her stepson's bio mom...
June 06, 2016
Soon after Cindy took in her stepson as her own, his biological mother came back into the picture. Now all Cindy can think about is that there won't be enough love to go around...
Should Desiree confront her grandmother?
June 03, 2016
Desiree recently learned that her grandmother withheld a large sum of money that was set aside by Desiree's mother. How should Desiree bring up this sensitive issue?
What should Alex do about her destructive mother-in-law?
June 03, 2016
Alex doesn't want her mother-in-law around her kids, yet at the same time, she worries about the repercussions with her husband. Should she keep her family away?
Phil's wife resents his work obligations...
March 15, 2016
Phil has to travel for work, leaving his wife to raise their two small children alone. The demands of his job are destroying his family, but he worries about sacrificing their financial stability. Stuck between a rock and a hard place, Phil calls Dr. Laura.
Ryan has a turbulent relationship with her mom...
March 15, 2016
Ryan says her mother is too toxic to have around her family and has been avoiding her calls. The problem is, she also fears that her mom needs help. Should she show some compassion?
Amy's husband knocked up another woman and isn't sure what to do...
March 14, 2016
Amy and her husband, married for 20 years with four children, are at a breaking point after his affair led to getting another woman pregnant. Now in counseling with the entire family, Amy is contemplating whether or not her marriage is worth saving or if she should get out.
Phil's wife resents his work obligations...
March 14, 2016
Phil has to travel for work, leaving his wife to raise their two small children alone. The demands of his job are destroying his family, but he worries about sacrificing their financial stability. Stuck between a rock and a hard place, Phil calls Dr. Laura.
Sherry and her boyfriend wonder if their differing religious beliefs could spell trouble for the future...
March 09, 2016
Sherry loves her boyfriend, but there's one big problem: she's Jewish and he's Christian. Sherry calls Dr. Laura for some guidance.
Katie is getting remarried and her fiancé's ex-wife wants to take her daughter to get a wedding present...
March 09, 2016
Katie's fiancé has an ex-wife who is a real (fill in your choice of colorful descriptor here). She puts down Katie in public and has made her life a living hell. Now, suspiciously, her fiancé's ex wants to take Katie's daughter to get her a wedding present. Should she let her?
Rachel's daughter won't stop giving her lip...
February 29, 2016
Tired of her daughter's backtalk, Rachel calls for tips on how to adjust her attitude.
Jan has had enough of her husband's bad habits...
February 29, 2016
After putting up with her husband's exhausting behaviors for the last 50 years, Jan is ready to throw in the towel. For the sake of her family's happiness, Jan calls Dr. Laura.
Cindy is struggling with the thought of letting her dad back in her life...
February 25, 2016
Should Cindy forgive her dad or cut him out of the picture for good? She calls Dr. Laura for advice on this difficult choice.
Megan is having second thoughts about her breakup...
February 25, 2016
Even though her boyfriend said he loved her, Megan didn't believe him and ended their two-year relationship. The question is, was she wrong?
How can Samantha drop her resentment towards her husband?
February 24, 2016
Even though her husband has gotten his act together, Samantha still holds a grudge for what he did in the past. How can she stop putting him on trial?
Is Vivian overreacting about her husband's past transgression?
February 22, 2016
Vivian's husband confessed to kissing his coworker. And even though he claims it was a one-time mistake, Vivian worries that he'll stray again. Are her fears valid, or is she being so overbearing that she's pushing him away?
Are Mohammad and his wife expecting too much from their kidlets?
February 22, 2016
Mohammad and his wife's eldest son has special needs, which means he often gets more attention than his younger brother. How can Mohammad make sure he doesn't neglect his younger son?
Should Tess keep tolerating her bar-hopping husband?
February 17, 2016
When Tess' husband travels for work, he ends up in bars and ignores phone calls from his wife. Now at the end of her rope, Tess asks Dr. Laura what to do going forward.
What should Jennifer do when her stepdaughter comes to her with Mommy troubles?
February 17, 2016
When Jennifer's stepdaughter isn't getting along with her bio mom, she comes to Jennifer in tears. How should she console her without overstepping her bounds as a stepmom?
Eleanor can't stand by and watch her daughter make bad choices...
February 16, 2016
Eleanor's inability to prevent her adult daughter from making dumb decision after dumb decision is driving her crazy. How can Eleanor find a better way to cope?
Mark doesn't know what kind of man he wants to become...
February 16, 2016
Right now, Mark feels like his qualities are a dime a dozen. How can he grow into the man and leader he needs to be?
Should Tom share the details of his unscrupulous past with his son?
February 12, 2016
Between the keg stands and the drugs, Tom doesn't remember much about college. Wanting to spare his son from repeating the same mistakes, Tom wonders whether or not honesty about his past is the best policy.
Kristy got the ring but still isn't sure about the guy...
February 12, 2016
Kristy's boyfriend proposed to her with the same ring he gave to his ex-fiancee. Is this a red flag?
Kim's mom has suddenly stopped acting motherly...
February 11, 2016
Throughout her childhood, Kim's mom was always a shoulder to cry on. But now that Kim is an adult, she has turned into the one who's making her cry.
Jason thinks he made a big mistake...
February 11, 2016
Only a year into his marriage, Jason is having second thoughts. Should he trust his gut?
Julia can't believe what her husband got her for her birthday...
February 10, 2016
Yesterday, Julia's husband gave her the worst birthday present ever: a candle and an air freshener. Did he really put no thought into it, or is he trying to send a message?
Jean calls back after taking Dr. Laura's friendship advice...
February 10, 2016
After following Dr. Laura's advice about patching things up with her friend, Jean calls back to discuss how the situation has unfolded.
Jo's husband spilled the beans about his one-night stand...
February 09, 2016
Because their marriage has been so open, loving, and forgiving, Jo's husband decided to come clean about a one-night stand he had two years ago. Should Jo give him a second chance or start packing his things?
Should Candace let her dad back in her life?
February 09, 2016
Candace and her father aren't speaking to each other - and for good reason. He has been a bad father and a bad influence all her life. But now Candace feels like she should give a second chance...
Should Joan get out of her long-distance relationship?
February 08, 2016
For Joan and her boyfriend, absence has not made the heart grow fonder. Is it time to break things off?
Sally's marriage is not living up to her expectations...
February 08, 2016
After being married for 27 years, Sally now realizes that her husband is not the same man she fell in love with. Should Sally continue to work so hard on her marriage when she has these conflicting feelings?
How should Jill tell her kids that she's filing for divorce?
February 05, 2016
Jill caught her husband having an affair with a family friend and now wants a divorce. She calls Dr. Laura for the best way to break the news to their kids...
A peek at her husband's email showed Susan that he is not the man she thought he was...
February 05, 2016
Susan just discovered that for the past four years, her husband has been secretly visiting prostitutes. Is it time to call the divorce attorney?
John finds it hard to get over his wife's affair when she's chatting up other guys...
February 04, 2016
John decided to stay with his wife, Tammy, after she came clean about her affair and begged for forgiveness. The trouble is, Tammy's flirtatious actions are speaking a lot louder than words.
Kim's family is on opposing sides of a rape investigation...
February 04, 2016
After it came out that Kim's little sister had been raped multiple times by a family member, Kim's family divided - some seeking justice, others wanting to stay in denial. Should Kim try to make the naysayers see the light?
Is Emily being too sensitive about what she overheard?
February 03, 2016
During an Internet chat with her parents, Holly broke the news that she's pregnant, much to her parents' supposed joy. But at the end of their conversation, Emily's parents forgot to disconnect the line, and Emily heard every word of her mother's true feelings. Hurt and angry, Emily calls Dr. Laura to see if she should confront her mother.
Diane feels disconnected and alone...
February 03, 2016
Ever since her daughter moved out, Diane hasn't been the woman she once was. How can she get back on her game?
Should Carrie tell her mother that she can't visit?
February 02, 2016
It wasn't until Carrie had kids that she fully appreciated how bad her own mother was. Should she spare her children from this witchy woman?
Mary can't stomach the man her cousin is marrying...
February 02, 2016
Mary's cousin is about to tie the knot with a convicted rapist. And if that wasn't sickening enough, the rest of Mary's family doesn't have a problem with it...
Was Jenna wrong to get back at her husband?
February 01, 2016
When her husband had an emotional affair, Jenna's response was to have an affair of her own. But do two wrongs make a right? Jenna calls Dr. Laura to help her sort out the web of infidelity.
Jerry and Patsy need help with their blended family...
February 01, 2016
Jerry wishes his wife, Patsy, was closer with his daughter from another marriage. Patsy, on the other hand, finds this extremely difficult because of all the drama her stepdaughter causes. Who is being unreasonable? They call Dr. Laura to help them work it out.
Does Carol need to change her marriage game plan?
January 29, 2016
Now that Carol has retired from her job, she wants to call it quits on her marriage as well. But is she being too quick to jump ship?
Lisa's father-in-law keeps guilt-tripping her daughter...
January 29, 2016
Lisa's daughter, Grace, has been put in the middle of an issue between her husband and his parents. It's time for Lisa's husband to man up...
Did Mark act inappropriately with his son?
January 28, 2016
Mark's wife is mad at him for the lesson he gave their son in personal hygiene. Mark calls Dr. Laura to see if he did the right thing.
Should Darrell and his wife stop catering to their daughter?
January 28, 2016
Darrell and his wife love being grandparents, but their daughter keeps putting pressure on them to drive long distances in order to spend time with their grandkids. Is their daughter asking too much of them?
Joanie's boyfriend is not husband material...
January 27, 2016
Joanie is in a relationship with a bad communicator. Tired of the fights and needless drama, she calls Dr. Laura.
Mary just uncovered her husband's infidelity...
January 26, 2016
Mary learned that during the course of their 27-year marriage, her husband has been regularly seeing prostitutes. With her world shattered, Mary calls Dr. Laura to see how she can pick up the pieces.
After numerous strikeouts, Melissa is hesitant to step back up to the dating plate...
January 26, 2016
Online encounters, long-distance correspondences, and instant intimacy have not worked so well for Melissa in the past. She's decided to take a timeout from the dating game to learn what she's doing wrong.
Melissa claims she's learned a lot from her past mistakes, but she keeps having illegitimate kids...
January 26, 2016
Father number one knocked up Melissa twice, and she is currently living with father number two, who has knocked her up again. She admits she's been irresponsible, but after talking to Dr. Laura, it seems she's learned nothing...
Should Linda go to her mother's funeral?
January 22, 2016
Linda has been estranged from her family for some time, but her mother's upcoming funeral will force her to come face-to-face with all of them again. Should Linda skip the funeral or just deal with the drama?
Tracy is caught in the middle of an awkward re-gifting debacle...
January 22, 2016
Tracy found out that the beautiful bottle of wine she was given as a gift was actually re-gifted. She calls Dr. Laura to help her sort out this mess.
Monty's wife is no longer interested in sex...
January 21, 2016
Monty and his wife used to have a great sex life. But ever since she went through menopause, there has been no action in the bedroom. Desperate to make his marriage better, Monty calls Dr. Laura.
Sally's youngest is out of control...
January 21, 2016
While Sally was getting her daughter's cell phone fixed, she discovered inappropriate text messages between her daughter and a "friend". How should Sally handle it?
Is Jennifer weird for wanting to be alone?
January 20, 2016
Jennifer really enjoys having time to herself. But how much is too much?
Christina is shacking up with a single dad...
January 20, 2016
Christina moved in with her boyfriend and his daughter thinking they'd all be one big happy family. And much to her dismay, the opposite happened...
Jean's husband hates her new tattoo...
January 19, 2016
Jean got a tattoo to honor the memory of her sister who recently passed away. The problem is, Jean's husband is upset because she didn't discuss it with him first. Should Jean get the tattoo removed?
Carol is stuck on the fence about her marriage...
January 19, 2016
Carol's husband gave her an ultimatum - either Carol follows his rules, or he's gone. Unsure of what her husband wants from her, Carol calls Dr. Laura.
Did Grace overreact to what her husband did?
January 14, 2016
Grace is upset with her husband for missing her birthday. What will it take to forgive him?
What should Jamie do about her defiant daughter?
January 14, 2016
Jamie's daughter talks back and complains about anything and everything. The question is, where is this bad behavior coming from?
Jessica wishes there was something she could do to help her mother-in-law...
January 13, 2016
Since her husband's death, Jessica has tried to pick up the pieces and move forward. Her mother-in-law, on the other hand, is having a much harder time adjusting. Is there anything Jessica can do for her?
Should Casey give her dream another shot?
January 13, 2016
After failing to make it in the New York theatre scene, Casey moved to Los Angeles where she found more success in TV and film. However, she doesn't feel fulfilled. Where should she go from here?
Does Victoria have a right to be mad at her mom?
January 12, 2016
One of Victoria's friends completely screwed her over and yet, Victoria's mother continues to get her nails done by the friend. Does Victoria's mom owe her an apology?
Liz's friend treated her like a doormat...
January 12, 2016
After all Liz did to help her friend's wife through her pregnancy, when it came time for Liz to have a baby of her own, she didn't even receive a phone call. Hurt and upset, Liz calls Dr. Laura.
Is Jackie asking too much of her husband?
January 11, 2016
Jackie wants her husband to check in with her to know when he'll be out of pocket. However, her husband keeps ignoring her request. Does Jackie have a right to be upset?
What can Jenny do to help her daughter through the loss of their dog...
January 11, 2016
While on their morning walk, Jenny's family dog was hit and killed by one of the neighborhood teenagers running late for school. To make matters worse, Jenny's daughter is blaming herself. How can Jenny make things better?
Is Gayle setting a bad example for her daughter and grandkids?
January 08, 2016
After shacking up with a guy for five years, Gayle is starting to have second thoughts about whether or not she's doing the right thing. Should she move out?
Nicky's boyfriend says he doesn't ever want to get married...
January 08, 2016
Nicky thinks that enough love will warm her boyfriend's cold feet about taking the plunge. Is she wasting her time?
Danielle's mother-in-law doesn't seem to like Danielle's daughter...
January 07, 2016
Danielle is deeply bothered by how her mother-in-law treats the other grandchildren differently than her daughter. What should Danielle do about it?
Kate's 8-year-old walked in on her having sex...
January 07, 2016
Kate's kids came back early from an outing, and one of them saw Kate and her husband knocking boots. Did Kate correctly handle the situation?
Should Jamie forgive her husband for having an emotional affair?
January 06, 2016
The woman Jamie's husband was flirting with sent Jamie screenshots of their digital fling. Now Jamie's husband is begging for forgiveness. Is it time for a divorce?
Amy is tired of serving as her mom's emotional sounding board...
January 06, 2016
Amy's mother always finds a way to suck Amy back into her drama. How can Amy finally stop playing this game?
Stephanie doesn't know how to act around her dying dad...
January 05, 2016
No matter what Stephanie does to try to cheer up her terminally ill father, she seems to only make him more depressed. What should she do differently?
Marisella caught her husband in a lie...
January 05, 2016
Marisella's husband fibbed about a work emergency in order to hang out with his buddies. Hurt and upset, Marisella wonders what punishment should fit the crime...
How can Kathy rekindle the romance in her marriage?
January 04, 2016
Tired of the ups and downs of a tumultuous marriage, Kathy is ready to do what it takes to get her relationship back on track. Where should she start?
Brooke struggles with the fact that her babies are growing up...
January 04, 2016
Brooke's kids are handling the transition to starting school just fine, but Mom is not. How can she embrace this new chapter in her life instead of dreading it?
Alyssa thinks her friend is a bad parent...
December 21, 2015
Alyssa's best friend of 30 years has been like a sister to her. However, Alyssa disapproves of the way her friend is raising her son. What should she do about it?
What should Anna do about her husband's insults and criticism?
December 21, 2015
Anna's husband publicly berates and belittles her, and she's worried about how it's affecting her kids. Is it time to kick him out?
Lizzy's boyfriend lied to her about his son...
December 18, 2015
Lizzy discovered that her boyfriend fudged the truth in order to preserve his son's image in her eyes. What should she do about it?
Lisa is freaking out about not being able to find a guy...
December 18, 2015
Most of the guys Lisa meets are looking for younger women. Is there anything she can do to raise her dating stock?
Should Andrea put her foot down with her daughter, Bridgette...
December 16, 2015
Andrea's 15-year-old daughter, Bridgette, has been devoting more and more of her time to her passion, letting school and sports go by the wayside. Does Mom need to intervene?
Should Karry try to have another baby?
December 16, 2015
Even though Karry already has three kids, the mommy bug has struck again and she wants another newborn. The question is, are she and her husband capable of handling it?
Clark got the wake-up call he desperately needed...
December 15, 2015
While out driving, Chuck turned on the radio and heard his wife talking to Dr. Laura. Right then and there, he vowed to change his ways...
How can Melissa help her sister?
December 15, 2015
For years, Melissa has put up with her older sister's drinking problem because she's family. Is it time for an ultimatum?
Kristy must choose between her new life and her family...
December 14, 2015
When Kristy moved away for school, she established a new life and even got engaged. The problem is, she misses where she came from...
Should Angela allow her daughter back into her house?
December 14, 2015
Angela's 18-year-old wants to come back home even though she broke the rules in the past. How can Angela say no?
Carol feels pressured to give her son and his fiancée money...
December 11, 2015
Carol offered to put money towards her son's wedding. Now she is having second thoughts - and for good reason.
Is divorce the answer to Jaime's marital problems?
December 11, 2015
Jaime says she loves her husband but has doubts about their marriage. Good thing she called Dr. Laura...
Should Genie break her prior commitment to go to a wedding?
December 10, 2015
Genie was planning on attending a concert with her friend, but then she received an invitation to a wedding for someone she hardly knows. How should Genie RSVP?
Lisa discovered that the man she loves is really a scum bucket...
December 10, 2015
When Lisa's husband forgot to pick up their child, she looked up the location of his phone. What she found shattered her world...
Should Eli take the car away from his daughter?
December 09, 2015
Eli's 23-year-old daughter told him to screw off and drove away with his car. Is this the final straw?
How can Michael deal with his feelings of guilt?
December 09, 2015
One dumb decision after another led Michael to knock up a woman and then abandon the child. However, now Michael wants to change his ways. Where should he start?
Should Meryl stay with her husband?
December 08, 2015
Meryl thought her days of dealing with a mentally ill person were over when her dad died, but now her husband is showing signs of anxiety and depression. Is this the end of Meryl's marriage?
How can Anna finally let her dad go?
December 08, 2015
Anna's dad is a heartless and conniving deadbeat who beat her mom. Yet for some reason, Anna feels guilty about cutting him out of her life. Why can't she give him up?
Nikki's husband and son don't get along...
December 07, 2015
Nikki's son has a huge beef with his stepdad. What should she do to mediate?
Donna feels culpable in her dad's death...
December 07, 2015
Donna thinks something she did may have contributed to her dad's death, and the guilt is eating her up inside...
Maria feels torn about her breakup...
December 03, 2015
Maria knows breaking up with her boyfriend was probably the smart thing to do, but that doesn't make it any easier...
How can Katie fix her bad habit?
December 03, 2015
Whenever Katie gets stressed or has too many things on her plate, she snaps at those around her. What can she do to stop losing her cool?
How can Sharon stay strong now that she has left her husband?
December 02, 2015
After years of giving chances and putting up with excuses, Sharon grew a backbone and divorced her husband. What can Sharon do to stop checking the rearview mirror and finally move on?
Katie's son won't behave at the table...
December 02, 2015
Katie's 6-year-old ignores his mom and dad's attempts at teach him discipline and table manners. What is Katie doing wrong?
How can Lynn get her marriage back on track?
December 01, 2015
Lynn received the wake-up call she needed when her husband confessed to having an emotional affair. Now what?
Leanne's 17-year-old is having sex with his girlfriend...
December 01, 2015
Leanne thought her son was a virgin until she found out that his older girlfriend "pressured" him into screwing her. What should Leanne do?
Does Jennifer need to keep trying to placate her coworker?
November 30, 2015
Years ago, Jennifer did something to hurt her coworker, and she has been paying for it ever since. Should Jennifer stop going out of her way to make amends?
Should Mark involve himself in his adult daughters' conflict?
November 30, 2015
One of Mark's daughters recently acted insensitively towards her sister. Is it Mark's place to step in?
Jennifer feels hurt when her daughter doesn't listen to her advice...
November 27, 2015
Jennifer's oldest daughter often comes to her asking for an opinion on her problems. Whether or not she actually takes Jennifer's advice is another story. What should Jennifer do when her daughter ignores her?
Should Sarah let her son go to a sleepover?
November 27, 2015
Sarah wants to stand by her rule barring her kids from attending sleepovers with friends outside of the family. Is she being too strict?
Denise grapples with whether or not she should quit her job...
November 26, 2015
Denise dislikes her job, but does she hate it enough to quit? Dr. Laura helps her decide.
How should Elizabeth respond to her snotty son?
November 26, 2015
Elizabeth sent her kids a friendly group text reminding them to call their grandparents every once in a while. Her son replied with a very snarky comment. What should Elizabeth say back?
Should Tina leave her kids in her mother's care while she attends a wedding?
November 25, 2015
Tina has been invited to a wedding in Ireland, but she worries about handing her kids over to her mom while she's away. Should Tina trust the woman who raised her or turn down the invitation?
Debra finally stood up to her alcoholic father...
November 25, 2015
Debra and her dad had a big falling out after she mustered the courage to tell him how she really felt about his drinking. How can she live with her decision?
What should Ivan do going forward with his dad?
November 24, 2015
Ivan tried to repair things between him and his dad, but tensions flared and Ivan butted heads with his stepmom. Should Ivan take a break from the relationship?
Beverly's husband doesn't want her helping out a family member...
November 24, 2015
Beverly's niece has asked for a hand in cleaning out the house of Beverly's deceased sister. However, Beverly's husband, Carl, feels strongly against it. Should Beverly help anyway?
Sarah doesn't want her dad walking her down the aisle...
November 23, 2015
Much to Sarah's disbelief, her bio dad had the nerve to ask if he could give her away on her wedding day. How should Sarah respond?
Should Jessica help her mom or let her fend for herself?
November 23, 2015
Jessica's estranged mother wants Jessica and her brother to join her in an intervention for their alcoholic dad. Is Jessica morally obligated to go?
Tim wants to go on his own spiritual journey but fears this will hurt his parents...
November 20, 2015
Tim grew up in a religious family, but as he has gotten older, he doesn't think their religion is right for him. How can he break free without upsetting his parents?
How can Denise survive her mother-in-law's extended stays at their home?
November 20, 2015
Denise's contentious relationship with her mother-in-law makes visits a pain in the butt. Denise would like to have her stay at a hotel, but she doesn't want to disappoint her husband...
Lisa would like to divorce her philandering husband, but they have four children...
November 19, 2015
About eight years ago, Lisa's husband cheated, but they went to counseling and Lisa forgave him. Things were great until he had another affair. What should Lisa do now?
Is Kelly wrong to ask her husband to cut back on the amount of time he spends on his hobby?
November 19, 2015
Kelly's husband has a passion for bicycle racing, which requires a lot of training. With two small children at home, Kelly feels his hobby is causing him to spend too much time away from the family. Should Kelly ask him to take it down a notch?
Mike's dad has turned into a rude drunk...
November 18, 2015
After Mike's mom died, his dad began drinking heavily and started verbally attacking his kids. Mike cut off the lines of communication, but his dad keeps trying to make contact. Should Mike ignore him?
Should Mark trust his teenage daughter or step in regarding her boyfriend?
November 18, 2015
Mark thought his 15-year-old daughter had met a nice boy until Romeo started pressuring her to advance the relationship. Mark thinks his daughter responded appropriately, but should he intervene?
Katie put a baby up for adoption, and now 24 years later, her daughter wants to meet her...
November 17, 2015
When Katie was 14, she got pregnant and gave the baby to a loving family. Now the child wants to see her. Should Katie oblige her request or stay away?
Doug feels neglected by his wife...
November 17, 2015
Doug's wife insists on working, going to school, and adding activity after activity to her jam-packed schedule. However, one thing she never seems to have time for is her husband. What should Doug do?
Eleanor has the whole package. So why isn't she married?
November 16, 2015
Even though she's attractive, has a good job, and is kind to puppies, Eleanor has been single for almost two decades. What's she doing wrong?
Does Melinda have a moral obligation to take care of her sister?
November 16, 2015
After her mother died in a car accident, Melinda was raised by her mean and abusive older sister. Since then, Melinda has removed herself from the family. However, now that the tables have turned and her sister needs caretaking, does Melinda owe her anything?
Cameron's brother is posting negative things about him on Facebook...
November 13, 2015
It's no secret that Cameron and his brother don't get along, but his brother has added fuel to the fire by trashing him on social media. How should Cameron respond?
Should James follow his heart or his brain?
November 13, 2015
James really likes the girl he's dating - except for one big red flag...