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As one of the most popular talk show hosts in radio history, Dr. Laura Schlessinger offers no-nonsense advice infused with a strong sense of ethics, accountability, and personal responsibility; she's been doing it successfully for more than 30 years, reaching millions of listeners weekly. Her intern…

Dr. Laura Schlessinger


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    My Dad Has Anger Issues

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 6:49

    19-year-old Kassidy has a bad dad and doesn't know what to do about their lack of a relationship. - Dr. Laura: "Find a good replacement for what isn't good in your life." Are you dreaming about what you can't have? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Dad Has Changed for the Worse

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 5:59

    Sarah and her father were close before he left Sarah's mother and got involved with a new woman. Now their father/daughter relationship is a real mess. Dr. Laura: "Life is easier when you can roll with reality."Is it worth cleaning up the mess? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Son's Girlfriend Dresses Like a Slut

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 6:34

    Lee doesn't like when her son's girlfriend visits their home because she wears skimpy clothes and sets a terrible example in front of Lee's daughter. Dr. Laura: "Politely request that she dresses more modestly in your home and around your daughter." Do you allow trash in your home? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Why me?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 6:27

    Kim's health has recently started to deteriorate, and she's feeling sorry for herself, wondering why it's happening and what she can do to cope. - Dr. Laura: "Bodies perform best when they're calm. Pray, meditate and find positive ways to distract yourself."What's your favorite way to distract yourself from worrisome thoughts? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I Want to Help My Daughter Grieve Her Brother's Death

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 4:46

    Lynn's son died of a drug overdose, and she's not sure how to help herself and her daughter get through the pain of the loss. - Dr. Laura: "We cope better through the ugly parts of life when we're honest with ourselves."How do you handle the "ugly" parts of life with your children? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Teen is Having Sex

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 7:46

    Marie is unsettled by the lack of emotion she saw when confronting her 17-year-old daughter about having sex. - Dr. Laura: "If kids don't respect their parents, they'll treat their parents' values and morals disrespectfully."Are you parenting in a way that garners respect? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Our 21-year-old Isn't Being an Adult

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 11:52

    David is frustrated with his stepson who isn't respecting the house rules and with his wife who isn't willing to push her adult son out of the nest. - Dr. Laura: "Stepparents who try to parent stepchildren can cause a true rift."How do you handle discipline of your stepchildren? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I Can't Cry

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 6:17

    Joe worries that his inability to cry over the tragedies he has endured signifies a problem with his personality. - Dr. Laura: "Some people sit on painful feelings out of fear of being overwhelmed by emotion." Are you a crier or stoic when dealing with stress? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Husband Confessed to Sleeping with Prostitutes

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 6:46

    Even though Misty's husband admitted to seeing prostitutes throughout their marriage, she's worried about feeling lonely and losing financially if she chooses to leave him. - Dr. Laura: "It's up to you to choose the life you want between now and dead."What's something that would drive you to leave your spouse? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    You Helped My Son Become a Success

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 5:53

    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: "Help your kids leverage their talents and take them as far as they can go!"What's your child's talent or strength? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I'm Having Trouble Dating After My Divorce

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 11:58

    Brent has started dating again after a failed 20-year marriage, and he's worried that he doesn't know how to find “Ms. Right.” - Dr. Laura: "Finding “the one” is easier once you know what you need, want and expect from a relationship."What do you most want/need/expect from a relationship? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I Couldn't Save My Grandfather

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 5:34

    14-year-old Jake is traumatized since unsuccessfully performing CPR on his grandfather, and now he doesn't want to visit his grandma at her house anymore. - Dr. Laura: "Learning to move past what is painful and uncomfortable is an important part of life."How do you move past your uncomfortable feelings? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I Should Have Been There

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 10:05

    Terry's grief is compounded by the guilt he feels over leaving his partner's deathbed to check on their dog and not making it back before his partner died. - Dr. Laura: "It's a blessing to be able to honor the deathbed requests of those we love."Have you ever had a request from a dying loved one? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Family Protected My Molester

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 10:25

    Kathy was molested by a close friend of her grandparents, and her anger and confusion has recently resurfaced. - Dr. Laura: "Just because someone is related, doesn't make them reliable."Has someone in your family let you down? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Should I Take This Job?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 7:42

    Lindsay's call to Dr. Laura about a job opportunity at her kids' school takes a turn when she reveals that she's lost the spark in her marriage. - Dr. Laura: "Bring some joy into your life in a way that fits your current reality."What could you do today to add a little spark to your marriage? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Lying to My Daughter Worked!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 3:54

    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 between people."What's something your child has lied to you about? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Sister-in-Law Comes Between My Brother and Me

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 9:17

    Brian's relationship with his brother has suffered for many years over disagreements Brian has with his brother's wife. - Dr. Laura: "People who choose to not deal with reality damage themselves."What's your relationship with your in-laws like? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Business Partner is Betraying Me

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 10:18

    Kelsey is on the outs with her friend and business partner because of a disagreement about how to run their company. - Dr. Laura: "Feelings and emotion don't belong in professional conversations." Have you ever been in business with a friend? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Bonus Call / P.C.F.H Week: Proof This Book Works!!

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 4:11

    This week, Kelly called into the program and shared what she learned from the Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands which she credits saving her marriage!! - Dr. Laura: "Learn that YOU have the power to make the change in your marriage."Are you willing to change your attitude? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com Order Dr. Laura's book: “The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands”go to > https://www.drlaura.com/dr-laura-book-the-proper-care-and-feeding-of-husbandsTo participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Bonus Call / P.C.F.H Week: I've Stopped Being His Girlfriend

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 6:53

    Today, Kelly called the radio program after realizing her marriage was falling apart by her own choices. - Dr. Laura: "Read my book, SAVE YOUR MARRIAGE!!"Are you making excuses to do your part in the marriage? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com Order Dr. Laura's book: “The Proper Care and Feeding of Husbands” go to > https://www.drlaura.com/dr-laura-book-the-proper-care-and-feeding-of-husbandsTo participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I've Been a Bratty Wife

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 3:40

    Because of something Andrea heard on the Dr. Laura show, she realizes she hasn't been the type of wife a husband wants to come home to ... - Dr. Laura: "Husbands need to be shown appreciation."How do you show your spouse appreciation? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I Don't Feel Like a Priority

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 5:06

    Jerica gets upset when her husband doesn't answer his phone or call right back when Jerica calls to check in with him. - Dr. Laura: "The more loving you are, the more giving he will be."How often each day do you expect to speak to your spouse? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I Want to Break Away from This Unhealthy Relationship

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 8:18

    Laura made a poor choice in a man and would like to make sure she doesn't ever go back to the relationship. - Dr. Laura: "Let intellect, not emotion, influence your decisions."Are you driven more by your head or your heart? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I'm Overwhelmed by Life!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 3:53

    Elizabeth is proud that she found a way to turn her mood around even though her problems haven't gone away. - Dr. Laura: "There's always something to be grateful for."Are there days when you can't turn that frown upside down? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Am I Doing The Right Thing?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 4:00

    Evan is thinking of making a career change that will reduce his pay by half but will give him more time with his family. - Dr. Laura: "The bumps in the road can make the journey more fun."What priorities do you see as important when it comes to family? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Should I Get Involved?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 6:35

    Kim's husband is pushing her to try to help work out the problems between her mother and brother, but Kim's not sure it's the right thing to do. - Dr. Laura: "Not every problem can be fixed."Would you rather find a resolve or tell them to "pound sand?" Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I See the Error of My Ways

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 6:03

    Terri calls back to share the epiphany she had after speaking with Dr. Laura about her dead sister. - Dr. Laura: "Make the most of second chances."What was your "aha" moment? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Sister Didn't Tell Me She Was Sick

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 5:34

    Terri had no idea that her sister was deathly ill with COVID and is sad that no one in her family told her until after her sister died. - Dr. Laura: "Life is short. Mend your fences."Have you been kept out of family affairs? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I Messed Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 4:17

    Caylee's family is upset with her because she didn't put in the effort to see or stay in touch with her grandmother before she died. - Dr. Laura: "Some mistakes teach valuable lessons."Have you failed to meet your family's expectations? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I'm So Grateful for You!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 5:18

    Whitney calls with an emotional update on her marriage since taking Dr. Laura's advice. - Dr. Laura: "Men are straight lines…women are curlicues!"What bit of Dr. Laura wisdom has helped you? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Dad Never Wanted Me

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 5:05

    Elizabeth's father hasn't been supportive, involved or loving, and she feels pretty bad about herself as a result. - Dr. Laura: "You cannot count on selfish people to behave in lovable ways."Has selfishness conquered love in your life? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Life Has Taken a Dump on Me

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 10:42

    21-year-old Nick feels depressed since dealing with his mom's substance abuse issues and his father's health issues. - Dr. Laura: "Let go of yesterday. Don't try to control tomorrow. Enjoy today."How do you stay focused on today? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    We Argue Over House Rules

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 10:55

    19-year-old Abby is resisting her parents' rules and expectations now that she's a college student. - Dr. Laura: "The person with the responsibility has the power."What family rules did you want to break as a teen? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I'm Devastated By My Family's Lack of Support

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 6:23

    Marcy sent a group text to her siblings about the physical abuse she endured as a child, and many of her family members are mad at her now. - Dr. Laura: "Don't fret over people who are upset by truth and reality."What hard realities have you faced? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I'm Consumed By Self-Doubt

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 5:23

    Linda is in her 60s and says her fear of making mistakes has prevented her from enjoying life. - Dr. Laura: "Fix your mistakes and move forward."Do you fear your mistakes, or do you accept them as life lessons? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I Let My Mom Go Like a Balloon

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 4:21

    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." How has reducing drama in your life made you feel? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I Want to Dump My In-Laws

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 12:19

    Jennifer wants to end her relationship with her in-laws because they don't respect how she and her husband parent. - Dr. Laura: "Trust your instincts when it comes to avoiding negative people and influences."Are your in-laws a positive or negative influence in your life? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Uncle Died, and I Didn't Like Him

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 5:30

    Gibran is estranged from his family over his alcoholic uncle who just died, and he's wondering the best way to express his condolence given the strained situation. - Dr. Laura: "You can show compassion without compromising your character."Have you ever skipped a funeral for someone you didn't care for? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    You Helped Me Dump a Mean “Friend”

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 2:42

    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 life."What kind of call have you heard on The Dr. Laura Program that prompted you to take action in your life? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    How Do I Tell My Husband I'm Burned Out?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 7:21

    Robin has an 8-year-old, a job, plus takes care of the family farm and doesn't know how to talk to her husband about how drained and unhappy she is. - Dr. Laura: "Husbands want their wives to have the time and energy to feel sexual." What's one thing could you delete from your to-do list that would give you more time with your spouse? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Should I Tell My Kids the Truth?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 9:57

    Mark was raised by his grandparents and wonders how to explain to his children that their aunt is really Mark's birth mother. Dr. Laura: "Teach your kids that human connectivity is about bonding, not biology." Is a secret better than the truth in some situations? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Girlfriend's Family Doesn't Like Me

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 5:18

    Anthony is trying to get closer to his girlfriend's parents, but they don't seem interested in getting to know him. Dr. Laura: "Don't underestimate the significance of extended family in a marriage."Do you ignore the red flags when dating? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    Home Buying is Hurting Our Marriage

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 12:58

    Trey and Sara sharply disagree on almost everything when it comes to purchasing a new home for their family of four. - Dr. Laura: "Great marriages involve self-sacrifice, compromise and a desire to satisfy each other."Do you argue of finances with your spouse? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Family is Disappointed in Me

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 8:04

    Kavita's brother and father say she didn't set her nephew up in a grand enough way when she helped him move into his college dorm. Dr. Laura: "Unreasonable people cannot be made happy."Do you ever want to tell a family member to pound sand? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I Feel Inadequate in My Relationship

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 11:11

    Sasha struggles with depression, and it makes her feel like she's not good enough for the "together" guy she's dating. - Dr. Laura: "Focus on being the best version of yourself."Are you truly certain you're "not good enough" for that special someone? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I Never Finish What I Start

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 7, 2021 8:55

    Patti wonders if her childhood struggle with dyslexia is the reason she never finishes the projects she starts. - Dr. Laura: "The first step to success is figuring out which way you learn best."Are you unable to finish the task? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Husband Wants to Live with His Mom

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 5, 2021 3:20

    Sadie's husband wants to move his mother into their home against Sadie's wishes. - Dr. Laura: "Give up the bad so you can pursue something good."Does your spouse ever commit acts without your input? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Grandmother Has 24 Hours to Live

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 4:04

    Mary Kate is apprehensive about saying good-bye to her grandmother during her last hours on hospice. - Dr. Laura: "Being thanked for beautiful memories and told you are loved is an incredible gift." Have you found it too tough to say goodbye? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    How Can I Communicate with My Mother-in-Law?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 6:39

    Tammy says her mother-in-law is difficult to get along with and that trying to discuss their differences with her only makes things worse. - Dr. Laura: "Thank your husband for being a real man who can handle his mother for you both."Have you had difficulty relating to your in-laws? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    I'm in Pain

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 9:09

    Alex wants help moving forward from the grief he feels from the loss of his parrot. - Dr. Laura: "Emotional pain is a natural response to losing something of value."How did you handle your sadness losing a beloved pet? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    My Husband is Demanding a Cat!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 4:49

    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 share it."Are you a dog lover or cat lover? Email me your thoughts at: drlaura@drlaura.com To participate on the radio program; call 1-800-Dr-Laura / 1-800-375-2872 or make an appointment - https://www.drlaura.com/make-an-appointment. Find me on social media at:Facebook.com/DrLauraInstagram.com/DrLauraProgramTwitter.com/DrLauraProgramYouTube.com/DrLauraBecome a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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