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Call of the Day Podcast: My Family is Disappointed in Me
By Dr. Laura on September 8, 2021

Kavita's brother and father say she didn't set her nephew up in a grand enough way when she helped him move into his college dorm.   Dr. Laura: "Unreasonable people cannot be made happy."

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Call of the Day Podcast: Am I Overstepping Boundaries?
By Dr. Laura on August 31, 2021

Joe's married son is asking him to call just once a week for 15 minutes instead of every day as he has been doing.   Dr. Laura: "Be proud that you've raised a son who doesn't share your...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Want to Protect My Daughter
By Dr. Laura on August 30, 2021

Christine is worried about her daughter who recently broke off her engagement and found a new man online that she wants to shack-up with.   Dr. Laura: "We only have control of our side...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Mom Won't Talk to Me
By Dr. Laura on August 19, 2021

Jeph disrespected his mother 14 years ago, and he doesn't know how to repair the damage that caused his relationship with her.   Dr. Laura: "The first step to being forgiven is taking...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Stuck in the Middle
By Dr. Laura on July 31, 2021

Susan would like to know the best way to extract herself from disagreements between her daughter and her husband.   Dr. Laura: "When adult children don't respect authority, it's time for...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Niece Hurts My Feelings
By Dr. Laura on June 29, 2021

Zoi's relationship with her niece has been strained ever since Zoi married her niece's father-in-law.   Dr. Laura: "Let go of the things that are unimportant to your life."

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Neighbor is Endangering My Health
By Dr. Laura on May 26, 2021

Karen lives in an attached home and finds the second-hand smoke coming from her neighbor is upsetting her health conditions.   Dr. Laura: "Each of us is responsible for fulfilling our...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm a Momma's Girl
By Dr. Laura on May 5, 2021

Even though Ivonne is married with a baby, she is still extremely close to her mother, allowing her to visit for months at a time.   Dr. Laura: "You're a wife and mother now, not her...

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Email of the Day: Let’s Hug It Out
By Dr. Laura on April 19, 2021

I was recently inspired by your advice of hugging someone instead of arguing with them. My husband and I are both strong-willed and seem to find too many silly things to argue about, so...

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COTD Podcast: Is There a Way to Successfully Date Long Distance?
By Dr. Laura on April 16, 2021

25-year-old Chad is “dating” someone he has never met in person, and he'd like Dr. Laura's opinion on whether the relationship can work.   Dr. Laura: "Long distance relationships are...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Brother is a Bully
By Dr. Laura on April 13, 2021

Cholly's older brother likes to pick on him, and Cholly wants Dr. Laura's advice on how to handle him.   Dr. Laura: "Take him by surprise with a, 'thanks for noticing me!' comment."

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Brother Thinks I'm a Brat
By Dr. Laura on March 25, 2021

Avery's 17-year-old brother hates the way she treats their parents and is mean to her as a result.   Dr. Laura: "The good thing about knowing you're the problem is that you have the...

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Email of the Day: My Husband’s Down-to-Earth Comeback
By Dr. Laura on March 18, 2021

Before my husband passed away, someone asked him why, after over 23 years of marriage, we had NO children. God never blessed us with a child. They went on to ask if we even liked...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Protect My Parents from My Sister?
By Dr. Laura on March 15, 2021

Megan's sister is an addict with financial problems and has recently moved back in with her parents.   Dr. Laura: "You have to accept that this is their choice."

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Sick of "Short" Jokes
By Dr. Laura on March 9, 2021

Mike is short and wants to know how to respond to people's rude comments about short men.   Dr. Laura: Reply with, “I'm not sure that was a thoughtful thing to say to me.”

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Mom's Sisters Skipped Her Funeral
By Dr. Laura on March 4, 2021

Leeanne's mom died recently, and she is angry that her aunts didn't attend the service even though COVID safety precautions were taken.   Dr. Laura: "A person can grieve profoundly...

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Email of the Day: I’m So Sorry I Hurt You
By Dr. Laura on February 8, 2021

I’m 58-years-old and have always had problems with my father. While other kids learned to throw a baseball and use a glove, I learned how to properly dust with Pledge and vacuum...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Mom is Manipulative
By Dr. Laura on January 17, 2021

Jen's mom told her she should “honor thy father and mother” instead of listening to Dr. Laura.   Dr. Laura: "Honoring does not mean tolerating abuse."

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Dad Wants My Brother Divorced
By Dr. Laura on December 22, 2020

Laura's brother confided in their father about his marital problems. Now their dad is mad that he has decided to reconcile.   Dr. Laura: "Misery loves company."

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Dad Makes Me So Mad!
By Dr. Laura on December 2, 2020

Carrie and her dad are fighting about politics, but her anger runs deeper.   Dr. Laura: "If you want a present-day relationship, don't bring up the past."

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Wish My Personality Wasn't So Negative
By Dr. Laura on October 26, 2020

Alexandra's husband says she is too negative, and she'd really like to change.   Dr. Laura: "It's OK to be happy without being perfect."

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Top Call of the Day Episode: How Can I Confront My Parents?
By Dr. Laura on October 6, 2020

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Reid and his wife (who are Mormons) have decided to leave the church because they no longer believe.   Dr....

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Call of the Day Podcast: Do I Extend An Olive Branch?
By Dr. Laura on September 22, 2020

April’s daughter has been told she’s mentally ill. Now, she’s ceased speaking to her mom and dad after her grandparents have become involved.   Dr. Laura: "When grandparents step in to...

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Call of the Day Podcast: “Stop Whining, Start Living”
By Dr. Laura on August 15, 2020

Chris thinks she’s having a hard time letting go of those who have done her wrong in life.  Is that truly the case?   Dr. Laura: "You stack up the hurts and embrace them as treasures." 

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Call of the Day Podcast: Thank You For Helping Me With Confrontations
By Dr. Laura on April 28, 2020

Kim shares how Dr. Laura’s advice helped her stop freezing up during moments of confrontation.    Dr. Laura: "How to have successful confrontation." 

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