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Call of the Day Podcast: I Don't Like How My Ex Parents
By Dr. Laura on August 24, 2021

Cathy is frustrated that her ex-husband rescues their children instead of letting them face the consequences of their actions.   Dr. Laura: "Kids will gravitate toward the path of least...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Parents Act Like Kids!
By Dr. Laura on August 23, 2021

15-year-old Audrey is in therapy to help her cope with the family drama that she says is killing her.   Dr. Laura: "It might be time for the kids to rise and refuse to take it any...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Insecurity is Destroying Our Relationship
By Dr. Laura on August 16, 2021

Jack and Laura are trying to reconcile and need Dr. Laura's advice on how to overcome the communication problems that originally led to their divorce.   Dr. Laura: "Sometimes love...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Is It Time For Divorce?
By Dr. Laura on July 19, 2021

Rachel would like to leave her insecure and controlling husband, but they have two young children.   Dr. Laura: "Do you believe it's important to keep your family together for the sake...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm the Poster Child for What Not to Do
By Dr. Laura on July 16, 2021

Trina is sad about her bad childhood and her impending divorce, and she blames herself for the way her life has turned out.   Dr. Laura: "You can't change the past, but you can work on...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Sons Aren't Helping Me
By Dr. Laura on July 6, 2021

Barbara was a proudly independent, divorced mom who raised her two sons alone and she wonders why, now that she's sick, her grown sons aren't helping her.   Dr. Laura: "It can be hard...

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Call of the Day Podcast: How Do I Help My Kids?
By Dr. Laura on June 26, 2021

Lily divorced her husband whose PTSD caused problems in the home, and she'd like to know how to help their two sons deal with daddy's anger when they're with him.   Dr. Laura: "Children...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Husband is Leaving Me
By Dr. Laura on May 20, 2021

Amanda admits that she stopped treating her husband kindly, and now he wants a separation.   Dr. Laura: "You can repair most marital damage by being the kind of spouse you'd like to come...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Dad Doesn't Love Me as Much as My Mom Does
By Dr. Laura on May 16, 2021

Austin's parents are divorced, and his dad doesn't always show up for his visits, leaving Austin feeling unloved.   Dr. Laura: "Our feelings aren't always the truth."

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Daughter is Damaged
By Dr. Laura on April 23, 2021

Joe is struggling to raise his daughter and his ex-wife's children by two other men since she left them all to shack-up with yet another stud.   Dr. Laura: "Children have a powerful need...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Feel Guilty Over My Divorce
By Dr. Laura on March 23, 2021

Epsi is having trouble moving forward in her romantic life because she still feels bad about her divorce and the damage it did to her family.   Dr. Laura: "We can't get rid of pain, but...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Dumped My Husband, But My Sister Won't
By Dr. Laura on March 21, 2021

Kris's sister insists on continuing a relationship with Kris's ex-husband, even inviting him and his girlfriend to family functions.   Dr. Laura: "Some people just aren't nice."

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Want to Be Closer to My Dad
By Dr. Laura on February 28, 2021

9-year-old Judah is wishing for a better relationship with his biological father who has been largely absent since Judah was a baby.   Dr. Laura: "Your loving, involved grandparents can...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Separate from My Husband?
By Dr. Laura on February 19, 2021

Amy describes her husband as a long-time cheater who scares her, but she's not sure if leaving is the right thing to do.   Dr. Laura: "Don't let fear of the unknown make you second-guess...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Why Can't I Leave My Cheatin' Man?
By Dr. Laura on February 1, 2021

Brooke told herself that she would leave her cheating husband once her kids were grown and out of the house, but now she's scared to make the change.   Dr. Laura: "If you let scary stop...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Feel Guilty?
By Dr. Laura on December 19, 2020

GiGi is trying to work through her feelings of divorcing when her youngest was just thirteen.   Dr. Laura: "Good people feel guilt. It will always be a part of you."

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Ex Gave My Daughter a Phone
By Dr. Laura on December 13, 2020

Jen's ex-husband gave their daughter a cell phone, and she's struggling with what to do next.   Dr. Laura: "Divorce puts kids in the middle of two parenting styles."

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Help My Ex-Husband?
By Dr. Laura on December 7, 2020

Divorced mom Kelly is wondering if she should forego child support since her ex is struggling financially.   Dr. Laura: "It's time you stop being a weak girl."

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Lying to My Daughter About My Divorce
By Dr. Laura on November 23, 2020

Jen's daughter Julie wants to know why her parents are divorced, but Jen is embarrassed to tell the full story.   Dr. Laura: "Kids need to know the truth."

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Husband’s Fed Up!!
By Dr. Laura on September 29, 2020

Susan neglected her husband in favor of being a savior for her elderly parents.   Dr. Laura: "What’s with women not caring about their husbands?!"

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Call of the Day Podcast: The Fallout Of Divorce
By Dr. Laura on September 12, 2020

Bob’s infidelity has led up to a divorce and his daughter’s anger towards him.   Dr. Laura: "There are consequences; you betrayed your wife and daughter." 

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Worry About Divorce
By Dr. Laura on August 30, 2020

Linda has been in a rotten marriage for over 3 decades but can’t find the strength to end it.    Dr. Laura: "You stay because you don’t want the challenges of leaving." 

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Email of the Day: Kids Feel the Pain From Divorce
By Dr. Laura on August 18, 2020

I am divorced after 26 years of marriage. My ex-husband and a co-worker both got divorced and then married each other. I have four children, ranging in age from 20 down to 8. My...

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COTD: Can I Have A Relationship With My Divorcing Parents?
By Dr. Laura on June 17, 2020

Gabrielle’s parents are divorcing...now she wonders how she can have a relationship with them both?    Dr. Laura: "Tough to negotiate as a child around divorcing parents." 

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EOTD: I Sacrificed For My Children's Happiness And It Was Worth It
By Dr. Laura on June 16, 2020

Twenty-five years ago, I wanted to leave my failing marriage, but I had two young girls.  While he was not an addict nor physically abusive, I did ignore all the signs that he would not...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Life Is In Shambles
By Dr. Laura on June 16, 2020

Coming off a failed marriage, Tiffany is a wreck and doesn’t know how to get things back on the right track.   Dr. Laura: "In your case, it is the “Angel of Divorce” …" 

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COTD: Divorce and COVID-19 Are Tearing My Family Apart
By Dr. Laura on June 15, 2020

Brooke divorced Jenna’s father, and because of the pandemic’s impact, Jenna is even more distanced from her daddy.    Dr. Laura: "You're right...this COVID-19 situation sucks...we have...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Chose Poorly; Now I’m Divorced
By Dr. Laura on May 16, 2020

Isabelle discovers why her marriage ended in divorce, because she shouldn't have married to begin with!   Dr. Laura: "This is the first day to repair the rest of your life." 

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