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Email of the Day: How To Live When Your Child Has Died
By Dr. Laura on October 19, 2021

Our daughter, Sarah, was killed in a car accident three years ago. She was sixteen and the fourth of our five children. After that, my husband and I went through grief counseling and...

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Email of the Day: Three Lessons I Learned From You
By Dr. Laura on October 12, 2021

Sometimes on your program, you talk about things that have profoundly affected me. Three of them have been especially useful to me:

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Call of the Day Podcast: You Helped My Son Become a Success
By Dr. Laura on October 10, 2021

When Sheila, a single mom without a support system, needed help guiding her son through a challenging period, she called Dr. Laura and got results beyond her wildest dreams.   Dr. Laura:

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Call of the Day Podcast: Lying to My Daughter Worked!
By Dr. Laura on October 5, 2021

Kim's daughter had a fibbing problem until Kim applied Dr. Laura's advice to lie back to her child as a way to illustrate how it feels.   Dr. Laura: "Even white lies can destroy trust...

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Vlog: Let Me Help Save Your Marriage
By Dr. Laura on October 4, 2021

Over the weekend as I do every day – I still read the letters you send me to drlaura@drlaura.com – we had a call last Tuesday and I think this explains it. This woman called in pretty...

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Vlog: Let Your Guard Down
By Dr. Laura on September 28, 2021

Over the weekend as I do every day – I still read the letters you send me to drlaura@drlaura.com – we had a call last Tuesday and I think this explains it. This woman called in pretty...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I've Been a Bratty Wife
By Dr. Laura on September 26, 2021

Because of something she heard on the Dr. Laura show, Andrea realizes she hasn't been the type of wife a husband wants to come home to...   Dr. Laura: "Husbands need to be shown...

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Email of the Day: The Proper Care and Feeding of Me
By Dr. Laura on September 22, 2021

In my early years of dating, I brushed off the guidance my parents gave me because it sounded too old-fashioned. Unfortunately, because of my stubborn nature, it took me years of trial...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm So Grateful for You!
By Dr. Laura on September 19, 2021

Whitney calls with an emotional update on her marriage since taking Dr. Laura's advice.   Dr. Laura: "Men are straight lines…women are curlicues!"

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Let My Mom Go Like a Balloon
By Dr. Laura on September 14, 2021

Kaily updates Dr. Laura on how blocking her addict mother's phone calls has changed her life.   Dr. Laura: "The less drama you have, the lighter you feel. "

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Email of the Day: I Get to Embrace All the Firsts...and Lasts
By Dr. Laura on September 13, 2021

I called you several months ago, and you helped me with one of the most difficult things I’ve ever had to do, which was telling my husband that our four-year-old little girl has a...

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Call of the Day Podcast: You Helped Me Dump a Mean “Friend”
By Dr. Laura on September 12, 2021

Carol calls Dr. Laura to let her know how her advice to another caller helped Carol walk away from a negative relationship.   Dr. Laura: "You don't have to keep hurtful people in your...

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Email of the Day: You Help Me Get Out of Bed Every Morning
By Dr. Laura on August 26, 2021

I used to spend two hours in my car each day commuting. When the pandemic hit and we were sent home to work, I decided to take advantage of the two extra hours and committed to walking...

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Email of the Day: What I Learned After I Was Physically Attacked
By Dr. Laura on July 27, 2021

Several years ago, while riding my bike on a road I’ve ridden thousands of times, I was attacked and nearly killed by a stranger. The attacker was almost 20 years younger than me,...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Better Late Than Never!
By Dr. Laura on July 25, 2021

Lauren spent most of her life in relationships with alcoholic men but finally, in her golden years, she has learned to treat herself with more respect.   Dr. Laura: "Be true to yourself."

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm No Longer Living Under a Cloud
By Dr. Laura on July 20, 2021

Andrew called Dr. Laura last year, sad that his friends were getting married while he had no prospects. But, with this update, he reveals the amazing journey that original call took him...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Sound Advice Saved My Marriage
By Dr. Laura on June 13, 2021

Adele thanks Dr. Laura for the 25 years of guidance that has helped her to become a better and happier mother and wife.   Dr. Laura: "Relationships benefit when you're willing to give...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Inspired!
By Dr. Laura on June 8, 2021

Margaret's life has improved in important ways thanks to Dr. Laura's advice and support.   Dr. Laura: "Stay on the path of morality no matter where others are going."

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Email of the Day: The Final Lesson My Mother Taught Me
By Dr. Laura on April 30, 2021

When my mother was diagnosed with a degenerative genetic disease, she faced it head-on. She did research, enrolled in a genetic study and started working out with a trainer to combat...

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Dr. Laura Donates Lego sets to the WOW Museum in Lodi
By Dr. Laura on April 21, 2021

Lodi News-Sentinel | Tuesday, April 13, 2021 by Steve Mann / About Town - Popular radio show host Dr. Laura Schlessinger donated her collection of Lego sets to the World of Wonders...

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Email of the Day: The Two Great Men in My Life
By Dr. Laura on March 24, 2021

My dad passed away almost twenty years ago. He was tough, but loving, and when I became an adult, I would jokingly tell people that I never had an opportunity to stray off the straight...

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Email of the Day: Play to Your Strengths
By Dr. Laura on March 12, 2021

I was a music student when I originally went to college, with piano as my major. My piano teacher was brilliant and eccentric. Upon hearing that my ambition was to be a concert pianist,...

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Blog: 5 Tips to Be More Confident
By Dr. Laura on March 3, 2021

Confidence is believing that you have something of value to offer. Sadly, many of you come from really crappy families and don’t have that sense. The good news is, confidence is like a...

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Email of the Day: A Stranger Overwhelmed Me With Kindness
By Dr. Laura on February 25, 2021

It was my daughter's 7th birthday, and I was required to bring her 1st grade class fresh flowers and snacks for the week. This was an extremely challenging financial time for our family...

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Email of the Day: You Are a Feminist in the Best Way Possible
By Dr. Laura on February 2, 2021

I’ve been listening to you since the early 90s, when I was young. Recently, I heard you say that feminists would get mad at you for certain things you say about women and how you advise...

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Email of the Day: A Life Lesson from My High School Basketball Coach
By Dr. Laura on December 15, 2020

Back in my high school days, I played basketball for our school. We were on the road to play at another school, which had an old basketball court that needed repair. The floor had many...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Realized Something Huge!
By Dr. Laura on December 12, 2020

Penny has been married for 37 years and only last week, after listening to Dr. Laura, did she realize that she has neglected her husband sexually and treated him a little unkindly.   Dr....

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Email of the Day: The Eight Hours that Changed My Life
By Dr. Laura on December 10, 2020

My husband and I did everything wrong. We shacked up for years, then got engaged, got pregnant and got married. We put our infant into daycare at 6 months old and both worked over 50...

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Email of the Day: The Top 10 Things I've Learned from Dr. Laura
By Dr. Laura on December 7, 2020

I love your brutal honesty, telling callers what others don’t always have the guts to say. Over 20 years, I’ve developed a list of the Top 10 things I’ve learned by listening to you.

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Call of the Day Podcast: This Crazy World is Bad for the Kids
By Dr. Laura on December 6, 2020

Jeff is a grandfather who is dismayed that we're living in a time when the seemingly abnormal is accepted as normal, and he worries about how it will affect his grandchildren.   Dr....

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Am What I Do Today
By Dr. Laura on December 6, 2020

At age 65, Lenora is thrilled to have learned that what's important in life is not her past but what she's doing right here, right now.   Dr. Laura: "There's freedom in letting go of the...

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Email of the Day: The Miracle of Life
By Dr. Laura on December 4, 2020

At age 39 I got pregnant, and at ten weeks, I started losing blood. My doctor told me I was likely losing the pregnancy and suggested “dilation and curettage,” which is essentially an...

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Email of the Day: It Could Be Worse
By Dr. Laura on December 3, 2020

From the time I was a teenager, whenever I complained to my dad about something, he said “Well, it could be worse.” I always thought that was a negative thing to say.

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Call of the Day Podcast: Being Home is a Beautiful Thing
By Dr. Laura on November 24, 2020

Amanda was a working mom of three until late last year, and she says staying home has made an incredible difference in their family life.   Dr. Laura: "We need to start a recovering...

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Email of the Day: I Needed to Reinvigorate My Faith
By Dr. Laura on November 12, 2020

You’ve molded me from an insecure, feminist university girl into a woman of moral integrity and fortitude. I want to thank you for a recent segment on your program where you asked...

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Call of the Day Podcast: What Can I Say to Rude People? - Part 2
By Dr. Laura on November 3, 2020

In part 2 of this call of the day, Dr. Laura takes listeners' favorite comebacks to people who wonder why Kathy ever became a special education teacher.   Dr. Laura: "It's a calling, not...

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Call of the Day Podcast: What Can I Say to Rude People? - Part 1
By Dr. Laura on November 3, 2020

Kathy wants a comeback for people who belittle her job and wonder why she ever became a special education teacher.   Dr. Laura: "The biggest challenges bring the biggest rewards."

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Blog: The 4 R's of Forgiveness
By Dr. Laura on October 14, 2020

The only time you should forgive someone is if they deserve forgiveness. Most of you hear something entirely different in church, and I categorically disagree with that point of view. I...

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Email of the Day: The Best Age In My Life
By Dr. Laura on October 1, 2020

I got thinking about when was the best age in my life.  Looking back on the last 50 years, some days I wish I were ten years old, playing and swimming all summer... Then I thought, no,...

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Call of the Day Podcast: You Helped Me To The End
By Dr. Laura on October 1, 2020

In this emotionally touching call, Kim shares how Dr. Laura gave her the words of wisdom she needed in her husband’s final days.   Dr. Laura: "Enjoy the time you have."

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Email of the Day: The Only True Gift
By Dr. Laura on September 30, 2020

My cousin's parents divorced when she was very young, and her father drowned one Thanksgiving weekend in a boating accident. She had an outpouring of sympathy from both sides of the...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Need A Comeback From The Comeback Queen!!
By Dr. Laura on September 23, 2020

Kristen made the choice to remain flat after a double mastectomy. Since doing so, she frequently contends with insensitive inquiries as to why she didn’t replace her breasts.   Dr....

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Email of the Day: Making Life Better for Others
By Dr. Laura on August 26, 2020

Five months ago, when the pandemic was starting, I remember hearing many of your callers complaining about problems with their upcoming weddings in May or June or the awful...

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Email of the Day: I Am A Dr. Laura Convert
By Dr. Laura on August 21, 2020

I have not always been a fan of yours, and I made the uninformed decision early on, without really listening to you, that you were harsh and cruel to your callers.  I made that decision...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Hi Everyone. Meet Billy Flanigan.
By Dr. Laura on August 19, 2020

I was touched to read his story. Disney World entertainer, Billy Flanigan, loves to share Dolly Parton's quote, “If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.” Since the...

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Email of the Day: Touch It Once
By Dr. Laura on August 11, 2020

Long ago, when my husband and I were having trouble coping with the piles of paperwork associated with our small business, my father-in-law gave me great advice.  He called it the...

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Email of the Day: Being Loving Makes Life More Livable
By Dr. Laura on August 6, 2020

Several weeks ago, you asked listeners why they do or do not believe in God.  I believe in God because at 38 weeks and 5 days pregnant, I was playing cards with my 2 year old when out...

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Email of the Day: My Husband’s Rule Number One
By Dr. Laura on July 31, 2020

There is so very much to admire about my husband – he is a real MAN, a wonderful provider, a very hard worker, witty, and the most intelligent person I have ever met, He is patient...

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Email of the Day: Spreading a Little Sunshine
By Dr. Laura on July 29, 2020

Back in April, I saw a post from a local mother asking if anyone had an old bike or smaller items they might be willing to donate so her children could have Easter baskets.  The mom...

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Email of the Day: Another Silver Lining
By Dr. Laura on May 27, 2020

I wanted to share the great news that Ernie, my father, beat the coronavirus at 87 years old!!  It's been 26 days since he has been home from the hospital.  He was the first one to heal...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Thank You For Saving My Life!!
By Dr. Laura on May 17, 2020

Wesley was on the verge of taking his own life until one day he heard Dr. Laura reveal “the secret of life” …   Dr. Laura: ""The Secret of Life Saved A Life" 

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