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Amber's 13-year-old son has been sexting with a classmate, and Amber and her husband aren't sure how to handle him.
Lisa's husband is annoyed by her constant need to correct him and always be right.
Janette called Dr. Laura more than a year ago about a man who did her wrong. She took Dr. Laura's advice and now feels stronger than ever and ready to find love.
Lauren grew up feeling distant from her mother and fears being emotionally unavailable and a poor role model to her four daughters.
Renee's husband gets mean when he's feeling depressed, and she doesn't know how to handle it.
Matt's dad moved in “temporarily” six months ago, and Matt's wife, Stephanie, is ready for good 'ol dad to leave.
Jenn is upset that her adult son spends so much time with her estranged mother.
Sophie's 13-year-old says she hates herself and was caught sneaking out of the house to fool around with a boy.
Amy describes her husband as a long-time cheater who scares her, but she's not sure if leaving is the right thing to do.
Dominique is medically obese and can't find a weight loss strategy that works.
Vida's husband loses his temper when stressed, and she's tired of dealing with it.
Austin's parents were very manipulative during his childhood, and now that he is a father, he wonders if he should allow them to be involved with their grandchild.
Lindsey's 19-year-old son was diagnosed as a sociopath, and she's wondering if there is anything that she can do for him.
Samantha raised her 12-year-old son alone after his bio dad walked away, and she feels joyless and unsatisfied with life.
In this episode, Ever since his wife died from cancer, Steven has been struggling to pick up the pieces and move forward with his life. What is he doing wrong?
In this episode, Chris's ex-fiancée is calling him saying that she still loves him even though she is now married to another man. What should he do?
In this episode, Gigi's friend set her up with a guy to go to a school dance, and after just one encounter, he professed his love to her. Should she still go to the dance with him?
In this episode, Matt has been with his girlfriend for almost a year and he's concerned about her consistent pattern of deceit. He loves her, but the constant lies she tells make it hard to trust her and he's not sure what he should do.
In this episode, Denny knows he has been a jerk towards his wife, but he's afraid of what might happen if he makes himself vulnerable. How can he get over his fears and be a better husband?
In this episode, After 6 years of marriage, Ben and Erin aren't happy and not sure if they were ever in love to begin with. Dr. Laura guides them through honoring their commitment to each other so they can find happiness again.
In this episode, Macy keeps making poor choices in men. Why does she go after men who continue to hurt her?
In this episode, Jerry feels like he and his wife have grown apart and he has started seeing a younger woman. He's conflicted between this new love and his commitment to being a father and husband to his family and calls for advice.
In this episode, Jessica has accused her fiancé John of not showing her real love in their relationship. Where should this engaged couple go from here?
8-year-old Austin and his mom call Dr. Laura about his anxiety and fears of saying “no” to anyone.
After losing her husband unexpectedly, Kathy started gambling, let her life spiral out of control and now her children have cut her out of their lives.
Ansley has a 3-year-old with a man she met online, and even though he's a nice guy, she's just not sure if he's husband material.
John feels guilty if he doesn't visit his wife each day at her nursing home, but it's terribly painful since she doesn't recognize him anymore.
Lindsey is dating an erratic guy who wants to “take things slow,” but is moving fast when it comes to affection.
Elizabeth is having a hard time with her recent breakup and worries that she'll never meet someone she likes as much.
Cathy needs help for her mother who is in a semi-comatose state, but she fears both assisted living and in-home care due to COVID-19.
Jay is in recovery from a meth habit, recently out of a shacked-up relationship and scared of what the future holds.
Brooke told herself that she would leave her cheating husband once her kids were grown and out of the house, but now she's scared to make the change.
Gina fears that her boyfriend of six years is never going to marry her.
Donna's family often joked that she was “the milkman's daughter” and other hurtful comments about being unplanned, and the hurt she felt continues to negatively impact her relationships.
Laura calls back to update Dr. Laura on how her advice turned Laura's marriage around.
When he gets uncomfortable in relationships, Patrick lashes out and pushes people away instead of dealing with the issues at hand.
When Jonathan called a few weeks ago about his kids' fighting, Dr. Laura suggested that his competitive marriage was fueling the sibling rivalry. Now Jonathan wants to know the “next steps” to changing the dynamics of their family.
Christine's husband doesn't like to socialize and pressures her and their children to stay away from friends and family.
Shannon, a mom of four, struggles to work 12-hour shifts as a part-time nurse, but fears being criticized for quitting in order to stay home with her children.
Days after Sarah's knee surgery her mother asked her to dog-sit. Now Sarah is mad at her mom for asking and even more mad at herself for not having the backbone to say no.
Victoria is 22 and having sex with a guy without a commitment or the confidence that he really cares about her.
13-year-old Bella's father drove her and her sister while high on pain killers, and now she is afraid to ride in the car with him.
Maryann is in her late 50s and would like to find a partner, but feels the men she is meeting expect her to jump into bed.
Jen's bad childhood resulted in her being emotionally abusive to her own daughter, and now she's unsure how to handle her daughter's anger.
10-year-old Sophia has been assigned to work with a classmate who doesn't pull her weight when it comes to group assignments.
Matthew wants to spend more time with his cousin, but she's not reciprocating.
Jennifer argues with her husband about his mother and sister who recently moved too close for Jennifer's comfort.
8-year-old Parker is having a hard time focusing on his schoolwork now that everything is online.
Catalina's identity has revolved around being her mother's caregiver, and now her older sister is seeking Catalina's support.
Katie and her husband just moved cross-county for her PhD program, but she's starting to get the baby bug and knows she wants to stay home with any children she may have.