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Bad Childhood

Call of the Day Podcast: I Haven't Let Go of My Father's Hate
By Dr. Laura on April 4, 2022

At 51, Trisha says she still suffers from the pain of living with an abusive father who belittled her and told her she would never amount to anything.   Dr. Laura: "You will know you're...

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COTD: I'm Still Trying to Cope With My Childhood Molestation - Part 2
By Dr. Laura on March 29, 2022

In part 2 of Heidi's call, she's not sure she's able to give her father another chance at a relationship and asks Dr. Laura what she should do the next time he asks to see her.   Dr. Laura:

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COTD: I'm Still Trying to Cope With My Childhood Molestation - Part 1
By Dr. Laura on March 29, 2022

In part 1 of this Call of the Day episode, Heidi tells Dr. Laura the story of her molestation by her brother and how her parents worked to sweep it under the rug and keep the ordeal a...

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COTD Podcast: My Childhood Molestation is Hurting My Marriage
By Dr. Laura on February 25, 2022

Elizabeth was molested as a child and says the damage she feels from that continues to haunt her 21 years into her marriage.   Dr. Laura: "Slowly but consciously reclaim control over your...

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COTD Podcast: My Childhood Molestation is Hurting My Marriage
By Dr. Laura on February 17, 2022

Kristin was sexually abused by her father when she was 8 years old, and she says that she's taken back to that night each time her husband wants to touch her.   Dr. Laura: "You were...

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Call of the Day Podcast: How Do I Stay Strong In My Decision?
By Dr. Laura on February 8, 2022

Lauren cut her father out of her life, but sometimes feels unhappy and unsure about her decision.   Dr. Laura: "Doing the right thing doesn't necessarily feel good."

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Parents Didn't Parent Me
By Dr. Laura on December 18, 2021

Melissa says she's angry over the lack of rules and poor guidance she got in her childhood and it's affecting her relationship with her mother.   Dr. Laura: "As an adult you are obligated...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Your Words Of Wisdom Corrected My Thinking
By Dr. Laura on December 5, 2021

Bad Childhood, Good Life Week: Moana, molested by her mother’s fourth husband, believes she's the "bad person" ...    Dr. Laura: "A Light Bulb Went Off!" 

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Hope For A Mother Is Gone
By Dr. Laura on December 5, 2021

Bad Childhood, Good Life Week: Suzy’s mom passed away from COVID-19 but she finds herself confused by both relief and grief.    Dr. Laura: "You are mourning the loss of hope." 

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