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Call of the Day Podcast: I Don't Want to Raise Another Woman's Kid
By Dr. Laura on July 21, 2021

Britney is engaged to a good man who is willing to help raise his ex's child, but she's not sure she can handle the responsibility of parenting someone else's son.   Dr. Laura: "It's...

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Email of the Day: I Didn’t Try to Change a Guy Who Was Wrong for Me
By Dr. Laura on June 8, 2021

When I was 28, I met a teacher and fell hard for him. He was fun, loving, affectionate, and everything I wanted. After three months of dating, I started learning things about him that...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Family Wants Me to Choose Them Over Him
By Dr. Laura on June 8, 2021

65-year-old Jennifer's boyfriend broke up with her because she focuses too much on her family members and not enough on him.   Dr. Laura: "Family needs should be met in ways that don't...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Girlfriend Isn't a Nice Girl
By Dr. Laura on May 25, 2021

17-year-old Hampton is upset that his girlfriend treats him carelessly even though they're having a sexual relationship.   Dr. Laura: "Sex without maturity can be traumatizing."

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Email of the Day: I Thought It Was Love, But I Was Wrong
By Dr. Laura on May 11, 2021

  I’m 24 years old and always wondered why some women who called you would shack up with men, bring two or three innocent children into the world, and then wonder why the men ended up...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Follow My Man to Germany?
By Dr. Laura on May 9, 2021

Samantha has only seen her boyfriend six times in the past year, and she's wondering if it's a good idea to move overseas to be closer to him.   Dr. Laura: "Build a relationship properly...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Not Interested in Dating
By Dr. Laura on May 9, 2021

Kevin fears intimacy and believes that there's no need for him to seek a romantic relationship.   Dr. Laura: "Hiding from love will lead to loneliness, sadness and emptiness."

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Call of the Day Podcast: Is She "The One?"
By Dr. Laura on May 4, 2021

Julius had a chaotic childhood and, as an adult, has a tendency to date troubled women including the single mom he is thinking about marrying.   Dr. Laura: "Don't put a child into the...

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Email of the Day: I Didn’t Want To Be A Perpetual Girlfriend
By Dr. Laura on May 4, 2021

I’ve been a listener since the 90s when I was in college hearing your show every day. When I was finishing graduate school, I dated a man whom I adored. He had everything I thought I...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Ex Won't Move On
By Dr. Laura on April 12, 2021

Brooke's manipulative ex-boyfriend has resorted to texting Brooke's mother as a way to stay in touch with her.   Dr. Laura: "Insecure men who act like this often become dangerous."

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Email of the Day: My Father Found My Husband for Me
By Dr. Laura on March 11, 2021

I have been happily married for over 25 years, and I owe it all to my dear father. He did not approve of any of the boyfriends I had when I started dating. He didn’t have to tell me...

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Email of the Day: I’m Glad I Didn’t Go the “Desperate” Route
By Dr. Laura on February 1, 2021

When I was younger, instead of the online dating scene, we had the “bar scene.” I remember each birthday that I was single, from age 26 to 30. I tried meeting guys at the bar, but I...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Miss My Boyfriend
By Dr. Laura on January 10, 2021

19-year-old Sophie is heartsick while her boyfriend is on his mission trip.   Dr. Laura: "You're so lucky to have somebody to miss!"

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Marry a Recently Widowed Man?
By Dr. Laura on December 16, 2020

Linda started dating her boyfriend four months after his wife died. Now he has proposed, and friends are warning her not to move forward with marriage.   Dr. Laura: "He's desperate to...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Is This Relationship Failing?
By Dr. Laura on December 13, 2020

Linda's relationship with her boyfriend is at a standstill after he read a flirtatious text on her phone.   Dr. Laura: "Be careful not to lead someone on."

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Call of the Day Podcast: I am Socially Awkward
By Dr. Laura on November 27, 2020

Julie lacks confidence and feels like she doesn't fit in at work or in social circles.   Dr. Laura: "The best way to connect with others is to show an interest in them."

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Past is Hurting My Future
By Dr. Laura on November 26, 2020

Heather's mom raised her to believe that men were untrustworthy, and now she has serious relationship fears.   Dr. Laura: "You are in control and totally in charge of yourself."

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Call of the Day Podcast: My First Girlfriend Broke Up with Me
By Dr. Laura on November 24, 2020

20-year-old Jack is hurt and not sure how to act around the girlfriend who just broke up with him.   Dr. Laura: "Finding 'the one' is worth any pain in the journey."

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Email of the Day: My Daughter Had SGS
By Dr. Laura on November 20, 2020

I teach high school in California, and my wife and I have two daughters. Fifteen years ago, when our daughters were in high school, my younger daughter had been dating a young man for a...

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Email of the Day: I Required A Commitment
By Dr. Laura on November 4, 2020

Before meeting my husband, I had a slew of unsuccessful relationships. I was doing everything wrong. After another dumb relationship, I changed my ways and became unapologetic about...

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Blog: What Chivalry Looks Like
By Dr. Laura on October 28, 2020

Chivalry is an important quality of a man’s behavior because it lets you know about his character patience, caring, and point of view. Here’s what true chivalry looks like:

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Email of the Day: I Thought I Had “Clicked” With a New Guy
By Dr. Laura on October 26, 2020

At 48 years old, I recently started dating again after ending a long-term relationship that was going nowhere. I met a man who I really liked. We “clicked” on all cylinders. On the...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should My Boyfriend Go To School With Me?
By Dr. Laura on October 13, 2020

18-year-old Katelyn’s boyfriend is considering switching colleges to attend school with her.   Dr. Laura: "The choice you make in a man at 18 will differ from the choice you make in your...

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Top Call of the Day Episode: I’m Unsure About My Relationship
By Dr. Laura on October 7, 2020

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Jessica is dating an actor nearly a decade older than her who’s had many past relationships.   Dr. Laura: ...

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Call of the Day Podcast: An Uneasy Feeling About My Relationship
By Dr. Laura on September 16, 2020

Mo’s boyfriend lost a colleague to suicide and now converses with his dead friend’s girlfriend about his suffering.   Dr. Laura: "You’ll have to endure that they may become an item." 

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Call of the Day Podcast: The Jealous Boyfriend
By Dr. Laura on September 7, 2020

Molly’s older boyfriend of one year gets angry when he’s not the priority in her life.   Dr. Laura: "Is he a man that Dr. Laura would date?!" 

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Call of the Day Podcast: Why Am I Uncomfortable?
By Dr. Laura on September 1, 2020

Dolo can’t put her finger on why she’s troubled with discomfort over the man she’s dating and sleeping with.   Dr. Laura: "Knead the dough to make the bread. You just want it to be bread.

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Call of the Day Podcast: I’m Upset By These Photos
By Dr. Laura on August 28, 2020

Brianne is dating a man whose prior marriage ended. However, his mother continues to display pictures of his ex-wife around her home.   Dr. Laura: "She is not supposed to erase her...

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Call of the Day Podcast: How Do I Discuss My STD When Dating?
By Dr. Laura on July 13, 2020

Gianna suffers from genital herpes and doesn't know when it's best to share this sensitive information.   Dr. Laura: "If he's emotionally invested in you then that's the time to tell...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Not Finding My Own Happiness – Part 2
By Dr. Laura on July 12, 2020

In the conclusion to this 2-part episode, Andrew discovers why he hasn't been able to find love and satisfaction in his life.   Dr. Laura: "You need to find a nice girl who knows how to...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Not Finding My Own Happiness – Part 1
By Dr. Laura on July 12, 2020

Andrew's friends are engaged to be married and he considers himself to be the "odd man out."   Dr. Laura: "Why are you resisting the next step in your life?"

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Email of the Day: Choose Wisely
By Dr. Laura on July 9, 2020

I am just about to turn 50, and for the first time in my life have a wonderful man whom I plan to marry. I was engaged in my 20's, but before I had a chance to marry him, my mom was...

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Email of the Day: Dating With Purpose
By Dr. Laura on June 5, 2020

Confident is the best word to describe how I felt when my husband proposed marriage. As an observant Jew, my husband (then my date) and I only talked and laughed.  We found out we...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I’m Unsure About My Relationship
By Dr. Laura on May 27, 2020

Jessica is dating an actor nearly a decade older than her who’s had many past relationships.    Dr. Laura: "Make decisions on what you KNOW and not a FEELING." 

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Girlfriend Says She Doesn’t Trust Me
By Dr. Laura on May 22, 2020

While hunkered down under quarantine states away from each other, Johnny’s girlfriend is expressing her lack of trust and insecurities. With tough times underway, what should he say to...

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Email of the Day: I Would Rather Be Alone
By Dr. Laura on April 16, 2020

Earlier this year, I ended a relationship that looked fabulous on paper, but, was a disaster.  I am in my 50s and divorced for several years. 

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