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Email of the Day: What Happened When I Introduced My Co-Workers To You
By Dr. Laura on August 30, 2022

While on a week-long business trip with two female co-workers earlier this year, we listened to several hours of your program when we were in the car. My two co-workers were not very...

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Email of the Day: Men Really ARE Simple Creatures
By Dr. Laura on August 4, 2022

My husband and I married when he was 24 and I was 23. The beginning went well, but we almost didn’t make it to our tenth anniversary. Around that time, he gave me a copy of “The Proper...

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Email of the Day: Love Is Lovelier The Second Time Around
By Dr. Laura on July 26, 2022

I was in a loveless marriage for 35 years. He would always make sure that I knew I didn’t measure up to him. After our four children were grown and married, I knew it was time for me to...

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Email of the Day: All The Things I Love About My Husband
By Dr. Laura on July 11, 2022

I’ve been married for thirteen years, and your book, “The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands” renewed my view of finding joy in my husband.

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Email of the Day: I Wore Granny Panties for Too Long
By Dr. Laura on July 7, 2022

I have been married 33 years and started wearing “granny panties” after the birth of my second child. Then came the third. I gained weight, so I was still in “granny panties!” I didn’t...

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Email of the Day: I Participate When My Husband Is “In the Mood”
By Dr. Laura on July 5, 2022

I’m a recovered feminist and I quit my job to take care of my husband and two kids full-time. One specific thing you said really helped and that was for me to be a willing participant when...

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Blog: Ways to Make Your Husband Feel Loved and Respected
By Dr. Laura on June 14, 2022

My book, The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, originated from a call on my show that I will never forget.

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Email of the Day: I Almost Walked Away From My Marriage
By Dr. Laura on June 7, 2022

Recently, I almost walked away from my 32-year marriage. It wasn’t until after I met with a divorce attorney and thought about all the callers you’ve had that I realized I had married a...

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Email of the Day: I Made My Husband Feel Like a Jerk
By Dr. Laura on April 4, 2022

I asked my husband once if he knew why I listened to you. He said “to learn how to deal with jerks like me!” I was stunned…and heartbroken that I had created a man who thought he was a...

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Email of the Day: The Importance of Intimacy in a Mature Marriage
By Dr. Laura on March 4, 2022

When we were newlyweds, my husband and I had sex every night. With age and menopause, we’ve both slowed down, and it takes effort to keep up my interest in sex anymore. But my obligation...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Don't Want to Burden My Husband
By Dr. Laura on February 26, 2022

Amy's husband is fighting stage 4 cancer and says she's overwhelmed but doesn't want to burden him with her chaotic thoughts.   Dr. Laura: "Lean on your friends when necessary and on your...

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Email of the Day: My Husband Thought I Didn’t Support Him
By Dr. Laura on February 25, 2022

After only eight months of marriage, I realized I was the only one initiating intimacy. After dropping hint after ignored hint, I finally, and calmly, asked my husband why he was not...

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Email of the Day: To Get Love, You Have to Give Love
By Dr. Laura on February 17, 2022

When I was first married, I was a full-time student and working at a job in the field I was studying. After being on the job for a week, I started feeling like a bad wife because I didn’t...

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Email of the Day: I Never Took My Husband For Granted
By Dr. Laura on February 9, 2022

My mom gave me the same advice you give women about being a wife. She said being a wife and mother was an art form, telling me to pick my battles wisely, because if I nagged my husband...

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Email of the Day: Little Things Mean A Lot
By Dr. Laura on February 7, 2022

I’ve been on a mission to treat my husband more kindly. We’ve been married 19 years, and I did choose wisely and work hard at treating kindly, but I’m always looking for ways to improve....

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Email of the Day: This Potential Home-wrecker Didn’t Stand a Chance
By Dr. Laura on January 31, 2022

Before the pandemic, my husband worked in an office with mostly female employees. One woman began flirting with him, paying him special attention. While they walked to the parking lot at...

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Email of the Day: I Sent a Racy Text to the Wrong Man!
By Dr. Laura on January 26, 2022

I have a wonderful husband and four kids. Over the years, I grew to understand what it meant to be my kids’ mom, but it wasn’t until right before the pandemic that I really understood what...

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Email of the Day: Why I Have a Happy Marriage
By Dr. Laura on January 24, 2022

Thank you for your amazing resource that has made my marriage one to envy. I took your online course on the proper care and feeding of husbands and have really implemented your...

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Call of the Day Podcast: We've Lost Our Spark
By Dr. Laura on December 15, 2021

Rachelle's husband feels neglected and unhappy with their marriage ever since she went back to work.   Dr. Laura: "Women hold the match when it comes to lighting a fire in their marriage."

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Email of the Day: The Little Things DO Count!
By Dr. Laura on December 7, 2021

Recently, I heard you read an email from a listener who sent her husband out the door to work with a warm breakfast. I couldn’t remember the last time I did something like that, and my...

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COTD Podcast: My Husband Isn't Supporting Our Family Anymore
By Dr. Laura on November 12, 2021

Amanda's husband is holding on to his job in a failing company, and she is frustrated and losing respect over having to support them financially.   Dr. Laura: "A marital partnership is...

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Email of the Day: I Surprised My Husband and He Surprised Me
By Dr. Laura on November 8, 2021

Today started like any other day. I woke up my three kids, got them all ready for school, made lunches and then made the trip across town to drop them off at two different schools. When I...

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P.C.F.H. / Marriage 101

Blog: Three Things To Do When Your Boss Is Also Your Husband
By Dr. Laura on October 28, 2021

My opening remarks are pretty much from an email. This woman's name is unique, so I'm not going to say it. The subject is “My boss happens to be my husband.” She's not talking about the...

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Email of the Day: Family Is My First Priority
By Dr. Laura on October 28, 2021

I am 37 years old, married, and have two young children. I’ve been listening to you since I was a little girl, and I cannot tell you how many times your advice and books have corrected my...

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Email of the Day: I Cheated and Still Felt Empty
By Dr. Laura on October 20, 2021

I recently heard your program when you had people call in who had cheated. I didn’t call, but I was one of those who did the wrong thing. I’d been married for nine years with two small...

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Email of the Day: I’d Rather Be Adored Than Endured
By Dr. Laura on October 14, 2021

I married the man I love. I chose wisely. Early on in our marriage, I decided to live by the motto “I’d rather be adored than endured.” I’m not perfect, but I love to take care of him and...

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Blog: Dr. Laura's 3 A's for a Happier Marriage
By Dr. Laura on October 12, 2021

In her New York Times Bestseller, The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands, Dr. Laura Schlessinger gives women the tools they need to have the marriage of their dreams. 

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Email of the Day: I Neglected My Husband and Almost Lost Him
By Dr. Laura on October 11, 2021

My husband has been a long-time listener of yours, and when he brought your book “The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands” home, I read it, but not with an open mind. Looking back, I...

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Email of the Day: Treating Him Kindly Made All the Difference
By Dr. Laura on October 8, 2021

During a marriage counseling session, I told my husband I was starting to imagine my life without him. I immediately saw the hurt in his entire being – like I had taken a needle to a...

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Email of the Day: I Was Wrong to View My Husband as Another Needy Human
By Dr. Laura on October 7, 2021

I chose wisely at the young age of 19; my husband was 21 (what were we thinking??). Even though we were very young, we were committed from day one. We had five children in eleven years....

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Email of the Day: I’m In Love With A Wonderful Guy
By Dr. Laura on October 6, 2021

Thank you for reminding all of us to love and appreciate our spouses. The love I give my husband comes back ten-fold and blesses me every day.   This is a note I wrote to him today:

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Email of the Day: How Not To Be Your Husband’s Girlfriend
By Dr. Laura on October 5, 2021

I watched an old movie recently and thought of you throughout. It’s called “There’s Always Tomorrow,” and it starred Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett and Barbara Stanwyck. It was about a man...

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Email of the Day: How Our Good Marriage Got Even Better
By Dr. Laura on October 4, 2021

My husband Dave and I have been married 32 years. We were always “in sync” as far as tastes and life philosophies. We always enjoyed the same kinds of entertainment and food and sense of...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Saw an Immediate Change
By Dr. Laura on October 3, 2021

The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands Week: After reading just a couple chapters of “The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands,” Rebecca and her husband have reconnected in a powerful way.   ...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I’m Defensive!!
By Dr. Laura on October 2, 2021

The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands Week: Racheal is finding it difficult to be a good listener and loving wife to her husband without reacting negatively.   Dr. Laura: "Go be adorable...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Husband Is Withdrawing From Me
By Dr. Laura on October 1, 2021

The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands Week: Carol’s husband has become withdrawn and is communicating with an ex-girlfriend. Carol knows he’s doing this because of the arguments between...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Being Sweet Saved My Marriage!
By Dr. Laura on September 30, 2021

The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands Week: Michelle shares how Dr. Laura saved her marriage by putting her own problems in the past and becoming accountable for her actions.   Dr. Laura: "...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Husband Says “I’m Giving Him Attitude”
By Dr. Laura on September 29, 2021

The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands Week: Rebecca is facing divorce as her husband has expressed that he’s sick of her consistent bad attitude.   Dr. Laura: "It is being a mommy and her...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Was On The Verge Of Divorce
By Dr. Laura on September 28, 2021

The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands Week: Tracy was going to leave her husband, who has suffered from depression, until she heard the words of Dr. Laura!!   Dr. Laura: "Instead of being...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Flash Your Husband To End An Argument
By Dr. Laura on September 28, 2021

The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands Week: Noelle shared Dr. Laura’s classic advice “show your boobs to end an argument” with her church group! THIS IS A MUST LISTEN!!   Dr. Laura: "A...

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Call of the Day Podcast: The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands Works!
By Dr. Laura on September 27, 2021

The Proper Care & Feeding of Husbands Week: Longtime listener Kristy shares how Dr. Laura’s message to women has helped in her own marriage.   Dr. Laura: "Understanding the past can help...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Not Only Would My Husband Bring Me Lemonade …
By Dr. Laura on September 6, 2021

Happy Labor Day Weekend!! Not only is this our favorite episode, it's your favorite episode too!! Listen to the MOST LISTENED to Call of the Day Episode of all-time!! Lydia shares what else...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Husband is Demanding a Cat!
By Dr. Laura on September 3, 2021

Robin says her husband is obsessed with the idea of getting a cat even though everyone else in their family hates cats.   Dr. Laura: "Don't deny your husband his desire because you don't...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Should I Go Gray?
By Dr. Laura on August 28, 2021

Tamara colors her hair to cover her prematurely gray hair and worries that her husband may not like it if she allows her gray to grow out.   Dr. Laura: "Hair color is less important to men...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Husband is Falling Out of Love
By Dr. Laura on August 26, 2021

Gina says she'd like harmony in her home, but her husband has a temper and she's a nag.   Dr. Laura: "Marriages improve when you find ways to compliment instead of complain."

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Email of the Day: I Resented Taking Care of My Husband
By Dr. Laura on July 23, 2021

I was given your book, “The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands” as a wedding present. We were several months into our marriage when I finally read it, and our marriage abruptly took a...

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Email of the Day: Every Night’s a Date Night At Our House
By Dr. Laura on July 13, 2021

During breakfast one day, my husband and I heard a promotion on the radio where you could win dinner and tickets to a show. They called the promotion a “date night” giveaway. Without...

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Email of the Day: How I Turned My Husband’s Bad Day into a Good One
By Dr. Laura on July 12, 2021

My husband called me on his way home from work one day and said he had had a bad day and that all he wanted to do was come home, sit outside and have a drink. I was also on my way home...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Husband's OCD is Out of Control
By Dr. Laura on July 8, 2021

Ann can no longer deal with her husband who gets explosively irritated with their children if he comes home and sees anything out of order in their home.   Dr. Laura: "People are more...

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Email of the Day: A Formerly Nagging Wife
By Dr. Laura on July 7, 2021

I used to be a nagging wife. I gave my husband hell – “take out the trash,” “mow the lawn,” “put your shoes outside—they smell,” “Go to the store. Here’s the list, and don’t be gone too...

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Call of the Day Podcast: When I Changed, He Changed
By Dr. Laura on June 20, 2021

Lynn applied the advice she got from Dr. Laura's Marriage 101 course and says her husband's response has been amazing.   Dr. Laura: "Profound changes can happen when you have the proper...

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