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My Mom Wants Us To Help Support Our Brother
October 22, 2018
Lola's parents have supported her 57-year-old brother for the past 30 years. Her father has passed, but her brother is still harassing their 83-year-old mother for help. Her mother wants Lola and her siblings to help him, but Lola knows that her brother is just using them and doesn't think she should have to support him. Dr. Laura helps her to realize that sometimes people have a hard time facing their failures.

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I Was a Shack-Up Honey
October 19, 2018
Judy is 67-years-old and was a shack-up honey for over 2 years. She knows that she was stupid for putting up with him and letting him live with her. She finally kicked him out when she found out he was having an affair with a woman that they worked with. She's had to rebuild her life and is finally happy again, but she's worried that she may be filtering out men from her life.

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I Don't Trust My Husband
October 19, 2018
Sherry's husband has always been a workaholic and they haven't really been close or intimate in their relationship because of it. She has caught him with porn a few times, but he denies that it's his and she is struggling to trust him. Dr. Laura feels like there may be a deeper reason why Sherry didn't choose wisely and gets down to what is truly going on.

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My Parents Stopped Talking To Me
October 19, 2018
One year ago, Brianna's parents stopped communicating with her. She begins to say she "doesn't know why" but Dr. Laura puts her on hold to think about it. Brianna's brother is a heroin addict and his child was taken away from him. She told her parents that she didn't want to have anything to do with the raising of the child. They haven't spoken to her since and Dr. Laura advises her on what to do next.

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Is It Time To Confront My Mom About My Childhood?
October 19, 2018
Linda's mom gave her up to the state when she accused her step father of sexually abusing her at the age of 12. Her mom is in denial about how bad Linda and her siblings childhood actually was. Is it time to confront her mom or should she move on?

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Should I Pay For My Niece To Go To College?
October 18, 2018
Pamela's sister is an addict, so she has legal custody of her niece and has been raising her since she was a baby. Now that her niece is 17, Pamela is wondering if she is morally obligated to pay for college. She isn't sure that her niece will take going to school seriously and Dr. Laura advises her on what she should do.

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I'm Thankful I Was Able To Be A Stay-At-Home Mom
October 17, 2018
Angela was listening to Dr. Laura 20 years ago and decided to quit her job to be a stay-at-home mom. She is proud of the adults her children grew up to be. Her 19-year-old son passed away last year from a sudden illness and she is grateful that she had the opportunity to be his mom and spend all those years raising him.

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I Know Why I'm Overweight, But How Do I Change?
October 16, 2018
Wes has been overweight since elementary school and can't seem to control his weight as an adult. He recognizes that his binge-eating began when he was sexually abused as a child and Dr. Laura helps him realize that his eating habits are no longer a necessary protective mechanism.

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What Can I Do About My Husband's Lack of Faith?
October 16, 2018
Six weeks before their wedding, Sarah's husband and his identical twin brother were both diagnosed with cancer. Her husband recovered, but his brother did not. He's now struggling with his faith in God and doesn't think he can give Sarah the future that he vowed to give her. He thinks that they should divorce so she can move on, but is that truly the best solution? Listen to what Dr. Laura's advice is.

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My Boss Is A Bully!
October 15, 2018
Mary is having problems with her boss who is a bully. She only has to work with her one day a week and she calls to find out if she should tolerate the behavior or report her boss. Dr. Laura helps Mary find the strength to do the right thing. Listen to this Call of the Day to hear the answer.

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I Want to Have a Peaceful Visit With My Mom and My Sick Sister
October 12, 2018
Lynn wants to have a peaceful visit with her younger sister who has stage 4 cancer and lives with their mother. The sister and the mother don't get along and Lynn is worried about the effect of the tension on herself. Dr. Laura advises her that the price to pay to see them is a lowered expectation of peace.

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My Boyfriend Still Talks To His Ex
October 12, 2018
Chris is 32 years old and has been with his boyfriend for 12 months. He recently found out that his boyfriend's ex was recently diagnosed with cancer and they've been talking. Chris isn't sure if he should be worried about it or let it go.

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Should I Leave The Military To Be With My Son?
October 12, 2018
Anna joined the military as a single parent to help provide for her son. She feels bad for the time she had to leave her son with her mother while on deployment. She wants to get out of the military to be there for her now 12 year-old-son, but her family feels she should stay in. She thinks she knows what the right thing to do is, but calls to hear what Dr. Laura has to say.

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Should I Keep Helping My Paralyzed Niece?
October 12, 2018
Linda has been helping her 40-year-old niece who was in a car accident 2 years ago and paralyzed from the waist down. Linda is worried that her niece has become dependent on her assistance and isn't sure if she should continue. Dr. Laura helps Linda to realize that the choice to help isn't an obligation.

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My Mom Does Not Like My Fiance
October 11, 2018
Jermaine is getting married in 19 days, but his mom is not in favor of his fiancée. He isn't sure what is wrong between them and Dr. Laura helps figure out where the actual problem lies.

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I Don't Want My Mother-In-Law To Spend Christmas With Us
October 10, 2018
Elizabeth's mother-in law is planning to visit with her and her family over the Christmas holiday. Elizabeth feels that the time should be spent with just her husband and kids, but Dr. Laura digs deeper to find the real reason that Elizabeth is upset.

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Why Did I Marry An Addict?
October 09, 2018
Marissah is 27-years-old and has been married for 1 year. She knew that her husband was a addict when they were dating, but she helped him cover it up and married him anyway She is unhappy, realizes that she never really wanted to marry him and now isn't sure what to do.

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I'm Not Happy With My Husband Anymore
October 08, 2018
Brandi got married to her husband when she was 18 years old and they have 2 kids together. Now that she is 30 and has matured, she's no longer happy with her marriage. Her husband has cheated on her and she isn't sure what they should do.

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How Do I Help My Students Stay Positive?
October 05, 2018
Lynn teaches special education at a rural high school in Ohio. It's a low income area with rampant opioid abuse problems and the stories she hears from her students about their families seem to be getting worse. She recently bought "Bad Childhood, Good Life" and calls to ask for advice on how to teach her students to be positive and resilient.

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How Do I Live With Taking Pain Killers?
October 05, 2018
Allison was in a horrific car accident one year ago. Along with many other issues, has developed blood clots in her lungs and her doctors want to put her on blood thinners for one year to prevent more from forming. This would mean she will not be able to take anti-inflammatory medication for pain and would only be able to take opioid-based medication and she is concerned about her quality of life.

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I Don't Want To Mess Up My New Relationship
October 05, 2018
Noah is 20 and has started a new relationship with an 18-year-old. He had a previous relationship that ended badly, so he calls in for advice on how to make things work with his new girlfriend.

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How Do I Get Over My Husband's Affair?
October 05, 2018
Lola called a while back because she suspected that her husband Daniel was having an affair. She started treating her husband better, but he increased his emotional affair to a physical one. He ended it over a year ago and has been working to repair his marriage to Lola, but she is struggling to get over the betrayal and they call in together for help.

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Why Don't I Feel Anything About My Dad's Cancer?
October 04, 2018
Heidi called in a few years ago when her mom was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She was devastated and is still heartbroken over her mom's death. Her dad was recently diagnosed with cancer. She is concerned that she feels nothing and thinks she let all of her emotions out with her mom's death.

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Should I Stay In My Relationship?
October 03, 2018
Debora has been in an unhealthy relationship on and off for a few years. She has let her goals in life slip away as a result and she's wondering if she should end the relationship or continue trying to make it work.

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How Do I Stop Being Angry At My Sister?
October 02, 2018
Emilio's sister has been terrible towards their whole family. He had always backed her up, but she recently has turned on him. He's angry at her for alienating him and he's not sure what to do.

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Is My Husband Having An Affair?
October 02, 2018
Amy received an anonymous letter in the mail claiming that her husband was having an affair, and providing the name and number of the woman involved. Amy reaches out to Dr. Laura, who advises her to call the number and find out exactly what is going on. Amy calls back and fills Dr. Laura in on the complete story.
Should I Reconnect With My Abusive Mother?
October 01, 2018
Lisa's is 61 years old and hasn't been in touch with her physically and emotionally abusive mother for almost 44 years. She now has a happy and healthy life with her husband and grown children, but recently received an apology letter from her mother and isn't sure if she should reconnect with her.

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