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10 STUPID THINGS

Call of the Day Podcast: I Got Pregnant 6 Months into Dating
By Dr. Laura on November 8, 2020

Kim has a baby with a man she only knew 6 months before getting pregnant, and they have no interest in getting married.   Dr. Laura: "Do what's right, good and just in spite of your...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Have a Bad Track Record with Men
By Dr. Laura on November 8, 2020

Nikki has been married three times, has three young children and is still looking for a man.   Dr. Laura: "Good mothers think of their children's wellbeing first."

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm a Shack-up Honey
By Dr. Laura on November 5, 2020

Kayla's failure to demand respect has led to a shack-up relationship.   Dr. Laura: "Put yourself on a pedestal, and make a man earn you."

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Don't Believe in Marriage
By Dr. Laura on November 2, 2020

Mary doesn't want to marry her boyfriend even though they have a 4-year-old son together.   Dr. Laura: "Give your child the hope and dream of a loving, committed relationship."

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Call of the Day Podcast: You Saved My Daughter
By Dr. Laura on October 28, 2020

David's daughter kicked her drug-addicted boyfriend out of her home and started reading Dr. Laura's “10 Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives.” After only a few chapters, she is...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Is There Hope for Me?
By Dr. Laura on October 27, 2020

Nicole has cheated in the past and finds herself tempted again.   Dr. Laura: "You don't solve a problem by becoming the kind of person you're ashamed of."

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Blog: Bad Habits to Avoid Developing in Your 20s
By Dr. Laura on October 21, 2020

Being in your 20s is the best of times and the worst of times. You finally have the freedom to explore yourself and the world around you without Mom and Dad telling you no. However,...

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Top Call of the Day Episode: Now I Know Why I've Picked The Wrong Men
By Dr. Laura on October 11, 2020

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Rene heard Dr. Laura’s advice to another caller of the program and realized why she's been picking bad men...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Am I A Mama’s Boy?
By Dr. Laura on October 4, 2020

31-year-old Jerod has been criticized for allowing his mommy to clean his home!!   Dr. Laura: "It’s your mom’s responsibility to understand 'the bird has left the nest.'"

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Take These Feelings To The Grave?
By Dr. Laura on September 30, 2020

Happy #InternationalPodcastDay -  Soraya ponders sharing her affection for a man at church who has recently become involved with another woman.   Dr. Laura: "You don’t interfere with...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Messed Up My Life Dating This Woman
By Dr. Laura on September 29, 2020

Eric saw many signs that the woman he was dating was bad for him but stayed out of desperation for love instead.   Dr. Laura: "You bought into it because you wanted to."

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Email of the Day: I’m Turning My Life Right Side Up Again
By Dr. Laura on September 23, 2020

I stumbled upon “Ten Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives” at a used bookstore a few months ago.  I thought, “hey, this is a book about me!”  Out of curiosity, desperation and...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Avoiding “The 10 Stupid Things Women Do”
By Dr. Laura on September 13, 2020

Jen’s 16-year-old daughter inquired about contraceptives only to receive Dr. Laura’s book, “The 10 Stupid Things Women Do” instead.   Dr. Laura: "What’s important is that you tell your...

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Email of the Day: There ARE Good Men Out There!
By Dr. Laura on September 11, 2020

When I found you three years ago, I was 27, single, and starting to sway from my morals and values.  I was raised in a home where you didn’t shack up and you didn’t have sex before...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Didn’t Choose Wisely
By Dr. Laura on September 10, 2020

After marrying and divorcing a bad guy, Sonia is struggling to raise her child alone.   Dr. Laura: "Character keeps us moving forward when we really mess up." 

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Email of the Day: I Was a Living Example of Ten Stupid Things Women Do
By Dr. Laura on September 8, 2020

I found you when I was in the midst of doing at least three of the Ten Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives.  I was 25 and making my weekly three-hour drive to see a man who...

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Call of the Day Podcast: You Rocked My World, Dr. Laura!!
By Dr. Laura on September 6, 2020

In this amazing follow-up call, Andrew shares how Dr. Laura made him see things in a very different light, changing his perspective forever.    Dr. Laura: "The first time we spoke you...

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Email of the Day: I Married a Mama’s Boy
By Dr. Laura on August 20, 2020

I married a mama’s boy.  He’s an only child.  We’ve been married for over 41 years, and his mother made our first 20 years miserable.  He always put her and his job first, and the...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Why Shouldn’t I Shack Up?
By Dr. Laura on August 5, 2020

Rob seeks clarity on why shacking up is not better than marriage when it comes to ensuring long-term success in a relationship.   Dr. Laura: "When you are married, you think of each...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Turns Out I Was Not The Victim
By Dr. Laura on July 28, 2020

Katie thanks Dr. Laura for changing her attitude toward responsible decision-making as a single mom.     Dr. Laura: "Society says women are the victim...when WE are the problem." 

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Call of the Day Podcast: How Do I Stop Relationship Failures?
By Dr. Laura on July 26, 2020

Alvin is going through another divorce after having rushed into marriage to avoid being single.   Dr. Laura: "Don't eat the poison just because you're hungry." 

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Email of the Day: I Didn’t Choose Wisely
By Dr. Laura on July 23, 2020

I’ve only been listening for two years, but I’ve learned in that time how many mistakes I made in my past. Choosing wisely was one thing I didn’t do. I met a man, and the red flags were...

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Email of the Day: You Were Right!
By Dr. Laura on July 22, 2020

When I was in college, I used to hear your program with my family. I thought you were so wrong, but since then I’ve realized that everything you say is 100% on point. I had an abusive...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Thank You For The Impact On My Life
By Dr. Laura on July 21, 2020

Emily shares how her mom was terrible at choosing men until she found Dr. Laura and they started listening together ...     Dr. Laura: "I make decisions based on fact, not feelings."

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

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

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

Darcey thought her husband was mean, that he didn’t love her, and that her needs were not being met...so she started texting another man!   Dr. Laura: "After reading "Proper Care and...

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

It took time for her to carry out Dr. Laura’s advice…but in the end Samantha did the right thing, leaving a relationship with a man she was shacking-up with for years!!    Dr. Laura: "I...

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

Jesse was shacking up with her boyfriend until the words of Dr. Laura helped her to stop playing games and start growing into a confident, secure woman.   Dr. Laura: "Self-confidence...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Now I Know Why I’ve Picked The Wrong Men
By Dr. Laura on June 16, 2020

Rene heard Dr. Laura’s advice to another caller of the program and realized why she's been picking bad men over the good ones.   Dr. Laura: "I was afraid of being thrown away." 

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Need A Backbone!
By Dr. Laura on June 8, 2020

Marie can’t muster the courage to kick her shack-up honey out of her own home!   Dr. Laura: "The need for human contact sometimes short-circuits rational decisions." 

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Call of the Day Podcast: How Do I Stop Becoming A “Yes" Man?
By Dr. Laura on June 2, 2020

Brittanie has become unhappy in her career because of her inability to say “no” when warranted.    Dr. Laura: "The road to success is paved with failures." 

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Call of the Day Podcast: Are Emotions Overshadowing My Judgment?
By Dr. Laura on May 31, 2020

Gerald is 27-years-old and thinking of moving in with his girlfriend, but is unsure if this is right to do.   Dr. Laura: "Don't rob yourself of a blessed memory by shacking up instead of...

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Email of the Day: Thank You For Being My Mentor
By Dr. Laura on May 19, 2020

In the 1990s, I was in my mid-30s with three kids.  I was self-absorbed with a " me first " mentality and heading for a divorce.  That's when I first heard your program, and thanks to...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I’m Comparing My Life To My Sister-In-Law’s
By Dr. Laura on April 24, 2020

Michelle constantly compares her life to that of her sister-in-law’s, leaving her in constant frustration.   Dr. Laura: "Stop dissing your own life." 

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Email of the Day: The Wake Up Call I Needed
By Dr. Laura on April 17, 2020

I was a nice, smart girl from an affluent family. But after my parents divorced when I was 15, I really started acting out. I was ditching school, running away from home, and I...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Am I Too Old To Behave The Way I Do?
By Dr. Laura on April 15, 2020

Kim believes she is a very weak woman. Dr. Laura helps Kim discover what truly scares her when she has to decide between what’s right and what’s wrong.   Dr. Laura: "Truth is...no one...

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COTD: My Fiancé’s Parents Are Interfering With Our Wedding Plans
By Dr. Laura on April 14, 2020

Rebecca's future in-laws are dictating her wedding plans and she’s not happy about it. What should Rebecca's fiancé be doing to handle his parents’ behavior?   Dr. Laura: "If he isn't...

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COTD: My Mom Is Upset That I Invited My Father To My Wedding
By Dr. Laura on April 12, 2020

Marie’s father was a deadbeat dad who bailed on his marriage and fathering duties. Now Marie wants him to participate in her wedding, which has upset her mother.   Dr. Laura: "Grown...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I’m Working Myself Up Over My Future
By Dr. Laura on April 6, 2020

Nathaniel’s mother would like for him to attend college and set a course for his future. However, Nathaniel finds himself confused and depressed from the pressure of his mom’s request. 

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