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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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Email of the Day: I Got Good Marriage Advice From My Dog!
By Dr. Laura on June 15, 2021

We have a black Labrador who is joined at the hip to my husband when he is home. Before my husband even pulls into the driveway, the dog is already at the window, barking and yelping....

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Email of the Day: Show Me You Love Me
By Dr. Laura on May 14, 2021

I was listening to your podcasts and heard a handful of calls involving wives whose husbands had been cheating. As I carefully listened to the pain in the voices of these women and your...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Social Anxiety is Causing Marital Problems
By Dr. Laura on May 12, 2021

Stacy triggers fights in her marriage because she is uncomfortable in social situations and gets angry at her husband when he has a good time.   Dr. Laura: "It's your responsibility to...

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Email of the Day: 24 Hours That Changed My Marriage
By Dr. Laura on April 21, 2021

My husband has a government job and has frequently traveled around the world. A few years ago, he went half way around the world for a few months. I was at home with our 3 children ages...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Need Help Talking to My Husband
By Dr. Laura on April 17, 2021

Amber is a mom of seven who needs help communicating with her husband.   Dr. Laura: "Step one in communicating is having clarity in what you want the person to understand."

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Email of the Day: Take Care of Your Man
By Dr. Laura on April 15, 2021

Women's attitudes seem to be that when their kids need water, they're thirsty, but when their husband wants some loving, he's a jerk!

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Email of the Day: Excuse Me, But I’m Needed Here
By Dr. Laura on April 8, 2021

I’ve been married for almost 30 years. During this time, I have come to rely and treasure my husband’s hugs, but I never really thought to ask for them. After listening to you, I...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I'm Having Marital Problems
By Dr. Laura on April 6, 2021

Suzie feels annoyed by her second husband much like she did with her first husband.   Dr. Laura: "Pushing others away can be a sign of self-protection."

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Email of the Day: With Lots of Work, I Got the Fairy-Tale Ending
By Dr. Laura on March 31, 2021

I started listening to you nine years ago and realized I had been doing everything wrong in my life. I married and divorced twice, seeking happiness I could never find. I learned from...

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Email of the Day: How I Reconnected With My Husband
By Dr. Laura on March 4, 2021

I have been married for almost five years to a WONDERFUL, hardworking husband who treats me like a queen. Since having children, our marriage had started to lack intimacy because of our...

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Email of the Day: I Love to Spoil My Man
By Dr. Laura on February 18, 2021

I wanted to share with you a note my husband left for me this morning. It sums up the reciprocal love in our marriage. Here’s what it said:

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Husband is Too Moody
By Dr. Laura on February 17, 2021

Vida's husband loses his temper when stressed, and she's tired of dealing with it.   Dr. Laura: "Use your wifely powers to soothe him and diminish his stress."

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Call of the Day Podcast: You Helped Me Save My Marriage
By Dr. Laura on December 8, 2020

Shannon's marriage was on the verge of divorce when she started listening to Dr. Laura and learned to touch, show love and rebuild her connection with her husband.   Dr. Laura: "You have...

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Email of the Day: I Wanted a Head Start on How to Treat a Man
By Dr. Laura on November 18, 2020

I waited with much anticipation for your book "The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands." I didn't have a husband. I was a single (knocked-up) mother who hoped maybe someday I would have...

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Saw an Immediate Change
By Dr. Laura on November 7, 2020

After reading just a couple chapters of “The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands,” Rebecca and her husband have reconnected in a powerful way.   Dr. Laura: "Guys are not complicated!"

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Email of the Day: You Helped Me Save My Husband's Life
By Dr. Laura on October 16, 2020

My husband’s boss wanted him on a project across the country for two weeks, ten hours a day, plus the airplane travel to and from the location.  He didn’t think he could turn down the...

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Top COTD Episode: Not Only Would My Husband Bring Me Lemonade …
By Dr. Laura on October 6, 2020

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Lydia shares what else her husband would bring her if swimming through “shark-infested waters” …    Dr. Laura:

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Email of the Day: I Almost Lost My Husband
By Dr. Laura on September 21, 2020

I am 55 years old and married for 31 years, with three sons.  It wasn’t always so wonderful.  Seven years in, my husband had an affair for six months that I discovered.  We tried...

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Email of the Day: I Treated My Husband As a Sibling
By Dr. Laura on September 15, 2020

My father passed away when I was an infant, and my mom was left with eight children to raise, all under the age of nine!  Somehow, she managed, and growing up, I always felt safe and...

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Email of the Day: Why My Husband Loves to Do the Dishes
By Dr. Laura on September 9, 2020

My husband and I just celebrated our 31st wedding anniversary.  We didn’t listen to you way back then, because I was only 18, and he was 21 when we married.  All we knew then was that...

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Blog: Ways To Be Your Husband's Girlfriend
By Dr. Laura on September 1, 2020

Marriages die when husbands stop treating their wives like girlfriends and wives stop treating their husbands like boyfriends. Being your spouse’s boyfriend/girlfriend means treating...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Can I Ask Him To Stop Complaining?
By Dr. Laura on August 27, 2020

Laura’s husband is griping about visiting her family despite being given the option not to go.   Dr. Laura: "Sit on his lap and tell him how grateful you are that he is sacrificing for...

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Email of the Day: You Made Me a Better Wife and Mom
By Dr. Laura on August 17, 2020

My husband and I are both 40 years old and Iraq combat veterans.  We have two boys, 12 and 7.  Despite having two loving parents who were married for 50 years until my dad died, I did a...

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Email of the Day: Staying Home With My Husband
By Dr. Laura on August 14, 2020

My husband and I have been married 37 years and are empty nesters.  Here’s how we’re able to not only tolerate but really enjoy each other during the pandemic. 

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Want To Move Home
By Dr. Laura on August 4, 2020

Jo would like to move back to her hometown but her husband says he won’t be happy there.   Dr. Laura: "You can’t expect him to embrace your history." 

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Call of the Day Podcast: I’m Defensive!!
By Dr. Laura on August 3, 2020

Racheal is finding it difficult to be a good listener and loving wife to her husband without reacting negatively.   Dr. Laura: "Go be adorable to your husband." 

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Email of the Day: Life is Too Short to Be Bitter
By Dr. Laura on July 30, 2020

I am 54 years old  and married for 31 years. I have become very bitter to my husband over things that have happened throughout the years.  Last year was really bad, so I went to buy...

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Email of the Day: Be Sweet And Adorable
By Dr. Laura on July 13, 2020

I have three kids and am my husband's girlfriend. We have a terrific marriage that is built on love, trust, commitment, and friendship with a good dose of passion as well!

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Email of the Day: Love And Marriage In Quarantine
By Dr. Laura on June 25, 2020

You have been a part of my family's life for a long time. I'm a better wife and better mom to our son who is 23 years old because of you. 

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Call of the Day Podcast: I Don't Deserve My Husband
By Dr. Laura on June 25, 2020

In response to a question Dr. Laura proposed, Crystal shares the many reasons why she doesn’t deserve her husband.   Dr. Laura: "He hasn't failed all the testing you've done...so now...

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Email of the Day: I AM Treated Like A Queen
By Dr. Laura on June 23, 2020

I've been married for 23 years and my husband and I have a 16-year-old daughter.

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Email of the Day: Continued Education
By Dr. Laura on June 22, 2020

When you would give callers “ assignments” and ask them to follow up with you later, I did whatever you assigned to those callers!  And I learned a lot about myself from refraining,...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Change The Attitude and Be Nice!!
By Dr. Laura on June 21, 2020

Six months ago Patty was frustrated by her husband’s frequent visits to the bar…that was until the pandemic unfolded and she made a change!   Dr. Laura: "Look in the mirror and take a...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Choose A Hobby or Divorce
By Dr. Laura on June 19, 2020

Michelle updates Dr. Laura on the advice she was given to either find a “hobby” or “divorce” ... hear her decision!!   Dr. Laura: "You kicked me in the ass and I got new attitude." 

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Email of the Day: A Man Needs His Woman
By Dr. Laura on June 12, 2020

I am 45 years old, have been menopausal a few years, am still in good shape, and am so fortunate to have a man who loves and appreciates me for exactly who and what I am. He tells me...

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Email of the Day: Keeping Your Marriage Hot
By Dr. Laura on June 11, 2020

Here is a list of ways I keep the sizzle in my marriage:

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Email of the Day: The Importance Of Intimacy
By Dr. Laura on June 10, 2020

My husband and I have been married for 11 years, and we have 2 boys.  When they were young, our sex life was practically non-existent, which was a major change from before we had...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Keeping A Happy Marriage During The Pandemic
By Dr. Laura on June 9, 2020

Teresa calls into the program to share how she’s kept her marriage happy while under quarantine.   Dr. Laura: "Kiss and make up!" 

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Call of the Day Podcast: Not Only Would My Husband Bring Me Lemonade …
By Dr. Laura on June 7, 2020

Lydia shares what else her husband would bring her if swimming through “shark-infested waters” …    Dr. Laura: "This is what happens when you choose the right man." 

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Husband Is Withdrawing From Me
By Dr. Laura on June 6, 2020

Carol’s husband has become withdrawn and is communicating with an ex-girlfriend. Carol knows he’s doing this because of the arguments between them.   Dr. Laura: "How does a nice woman...

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Email of the Day: Listening Has Opened My Eyes
By Dr. Laura on June 2, 2020

Within the past year, I discovered your " Call of the Day" podcast and now listen to it regularly.  You've helped me tremendously over the last six months.  I'm newly married and always...

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Call of the Day Podcast: Being Sweet Saved My Marriage!
By Dr. Laura on May 28, 2020

Michelle shares how Dr. Laura saved her marriage by putting her own problems in the past and becoming accountable for her actions.   Dr. Laura: "We women DO have the benevolent power in...

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Email of the Day: The Magic Of The Proper Care And Feeding Of Husbands
By Dr. Laura on May 21, 2020

For years, I've heard you talking about your book, " The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands," yet I never purchased it, because I believed I was taking great care of my husband.  I'm...

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Email of the Day: Making A Change To Save My Marriage
By Dr. Laura on May 20, 2020

My mom's been an alcoholic for 30 years and is 3 times divorced. My family has a history of women putting men down and divorcing them if they (the men) refuse to be abused or berated. ...

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Call of the Day Podcast: My Husband Says “I’m Giving Him Attitude”
By Dr. Laura on May 17, 2020

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 husband's woman that makes a house a home."

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