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My Husband Is A Workaholic
May 20, 2019
Lee met her husband online and has been married for four and a half years. At first, her husband was sweet and attentive but soon after the wedding, he became work-obsessed and would rather travel for work and golf with coworkers than spend time with her. Lee is hoping there is a magic "cure" for him to change, but wonders if it's time to face the issue and possibly leave.
The Family Business Is Destroying Our Family
May 17, 2019
Kara is in business with her brother and she's tired of his verbal abuse at work. She isreluctant to walk away knowing it will drive a rift in her family and cause a financial hit, but her husband is tired of her being abused.
How Do I Explain This To My Child?
May 17, 2019
Denise has a 23-year-old daughter who is severely mentally ill and institutionalized. Denise's 8-year-old daughter (who never sees her sister) has asked why her parents "hate" her sister. How do they explain mental illness and, in this instance, the need to be protected from family to a child?
I'm Still Angry
May 17, 2019
A year ago, Maylan and her husband lost their newborn. They made the brave and emotional decision to donate their son's organs, which saved over seven children. Recently, Maylan received a heart-shaped "thank-you" box from the family who received her son's heart and it contained their son's heartbeat. Maylan feels the box is an incredible gift, but surprisingly finds herself angry.
Is Addiction Driving An Emotional Wedge In Your Family?
May 17, 2019
Payton is 10 years old and lives with her father and grandmother while her mother is in rehab for alcohol. During visits, her mother continues to blame and belittle Payton's father, while Payton wants the visits to be about their relationship and her mom's recovery and not about her dad.
Should Parents Distance Themselves From Their Children's Social Lives?
May 16, 2019
Angela is concerned that her 17-year-old daughter Halie, who is graduating high school, makes and then "loses" friends, so she has no one with whom to attend school functions. If Halie is ok to go to these school events alone, should mom back off?
Can You Move Forward When Trust Is Lost?
May 15, 2019
Khali quit smoking 4 years ago but has since started using e-cigarettes without telling his wife Jessica. She caught him smoking in the house twice and feels she can no longer trust him. How can trust be regained?
Is Being A Stay-At-Home Mom Productive?
May 14, 2019
Jessica went from being a working mom with 12 years of work experience to a stay-at-home mom of 3 kids. She is finding it difficult to accept that being a stay-at-home mom is as productive as her work life.
High School Drama
May 14, 2019
Cera's 17-year-old daughter is graduating from high school and to celebrate, Cera and her husband are throwing a party. Tensions have arisen over the guest list since the daughter has asked that her estranged paternal grandfather does not attend. Cera agrees with her daughter but Cera's husband does not. Should the family take the "high road" and extend a kind familial gesture?
I'm Not Satisfied
May 13, 2019
Cathy is a 73-year-old widow and she is now dating a 71-year-old. They go to movies, go out to dinners and have met each other's families but Cathy is concerned and saddened by the lack of physical intimacy between them.
My Friend Is Dating A Murderer
May 10, 2019
Terri's friend consistently makes bad decisions regarding men and most recently started "dating" a man in prison convicted of murder. Why does Terri befriend such a person and try to be her savior?
Children Need Someone To Rely On
May 10, 2019
Nanette is going through a messy divorce. Her middle son is aggressively acting up and she's concerned he's taking on his father's negative characteristics. She has decided to take extreme measures to protect her safety but wonders if it will jeopardize her relationship with her son.
What Happens When We Become TOO Involved In Our Children's Social Lives?
May 10, 2019
Robin is divorced and finds herself increasingly emotionally invested in her teenage daughter's dating life. Could the pain of her divorce cause her to live vicariously through her daughter?
Does A Single Moment Of Giving In To An Impulse Define Who We Are?
May 10, 2019
Brittany is 20 years old and just recently had sex with her boyfriend of a month. Brittany is absolutely distraught over what happened and doesn't know how she's going to move forward.
When Is Enough Actually ENOUGH?
May 09, 2019
Reagan is 11 years old and a boy in her class consistently touches her on the hand and back. She wants it to stop. How can she communicate this to him without hurting his feelings?
Your Were The Only Person Who Was Able To Get Through To Me
May 08, 2019
To get away from her abusive mother, Leigh moved out at a young age and crashed in the basements of people she didn't know very well. She was soon running with a bad crowd, and became an addict. When she was at rock bottom, by chance, she heard Dr. Laura say one sentence that helped her turn her life completely around.
Can Our Marriage Survive? - Part Two
May 07, 2019
An ineffective therapist may have driven the wedge deeper between Melissa and Zach arming them with buzzwords to 'attack' each other. Can reconciliation be made once somebody has been labeled an "Emotional Bully"?
Can Our Marriage Survive? - Part One
May 07, 2019
Melissa and Zach have been married for 5 years, have a 2-year-old, and their marriage is on the verge of collapse If neither one of them is willing to work out their differences, can this marriage survive?
When Is It Time To End A Friendship?
May 06, 2019
Amanda wants to end a friendship because her friend repeatedly makes bad decisions and life choices that get her into trouble.
Your Advice Changed My Life
May 03, 2019
Bruce called Dr. Laura to discuss his sobriety and the future of his marriage (which isn't conducive to his long-term recovery). He had to make some tough decisions in order to gain a sense of freedom.
I Miss My Cat
May 03, 2019
7-year-old Ava's beloved cat passed away, and every time she thinks about him or sees his picture she is overcome with sadness and cries.
My Son Is Being Hard On Himself
May 03, 2019
Jay's youngest son refers to himself as an "idiot" when he makes a mistake. Jay thinks this behavior may stem from a competition between his three sons.
What Do We Do When We Find Out Our Teenagers Are Having Sex?
May 03, 2019
Reggie's 16-year-old daughter snuck a boy in while her parents were away. After finding out they had sex, Reggie responded by pulling her out of school and sports, and sent her to live with her aunt and uncle. Did Reggie overreact?
How Much Are You Willing To Sacrifice For A Dream?
May 02, 2019
Josh is on his high school basketball team and has ambitions to play in the NBA, but he's having trouble focusing on drills outside of practice.
I'm Not Happy Anymore
May 01, 2019
Timothy and his wife got married when they were very young. He has grown "unhappy" with their marriage over the past 13 years and is contemplating leaving.
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