Dr. Laura Call of the Day

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 Dec 3, 2018

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Dr. Laura Call of the Day | 2020 Nominee • 15th Annual Podcast Awards - Kids & Family Category

Official feed of the Dr. Laura Call of the Day Podcast! 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 40 years, reaching millions of listeners weekly. Her internationally syndicated radio program is heard exclusively on SiriusXM's Triumph 111, and is streamed on the internet and podcast. This podcast offers a collection of Call of the Day episodes from the radio program. 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. Become a Dr. Laura Family Member: https://www.drlaura.com/ See https://www.drlaura.com/privacy-policy for privacy information.

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Episode Date
I've Had It With My Son!
00:09:40

Stacey's 18-year-old son has caused a lot of drama in their family, and she's not sure what to do to help him into adulthood.

Apr 21, 2021
Should I Rescue My Daughter?
00:03:58

Ed's daughter married at 18 and, three years later, she wants her parents to help her move out and leave her husband without addressing him properly.

Apr 20, 2021
My Mom is Causing My Anxiety
00:11:22

Kelly has been having panic attacks since her mom tried to come between Kelly and her grown children, but Dr. Laura sees a beautiful silver lining in this family's story.

Apr 20, 2021
My Daughter's Weight is Weighing on Me
00:06:49

Paul's daughter has gained 60 pounds, and he fears that her weight makes him look like a bad father to his extended family.

Apr 19, 2021
I Annoy My Sister
00:08:08

8-year-old Jayden calls in to discuss how to stop picking on his sister.

Apr 16, 2021
I Can't Enjoy Today
00:09:53

Hannah wants to know how to avoid fixating on the negative things happening in the world so she can feel less fear and more joy.

Apr 16, 2021
I Need Help Talking to My Husband
00:08:56

Amber is a mom of seven who needs help communicating with her husband.

Apr 16, 2021
Is There a Way to Successfully Date Long Distance?
00:05:46

25-year-old Chad is “dating” someone he has never met in person, and he'd like Dr. Laura's opinion on whether the relationship can work.

Apr 16, 2021
My Family Has Let Me Down
00:08:59

There's a rift in Nicole's family since her nephew damaged her daughter's baby doll and her family will not do the right thing.

Apr 15, 2021
I Always Feel Like an Outsider
00:08:04

Jan was raised in foster care and says she has carried negative feelings and thoughts of being an “outsider” throughout life.

Apr 14, 2021
My Brother is a Bully
00:05:46

Cholly's older brother likes to pick on him, and Cholly wants Dr. Laura's advice on how to handle him.

Apr 13, 2021
I'm Not Excited
00:05:06

Bridget's husband is thrilled about their first vacation since the shutdown began, but she doesn't want to go and hasn't gotten involved with the planning.

Apr 12, 2021
My Ex Won't Move On
00:05:40

Brooke's manipulative ex-boyfriend has resorted to texting Brooke's mother as a way to stay in touch with her.

Apr 12, 2021
1.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - My Husband Got Lunch with a Former Female Co-Worker
00:05:21

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! Rebecca is upset with her husband, Michael, for going out to lunch with a woman who used to work with him. However, Michael doesn't understand what the big deal is. Did Michael cross the line?

Apr 09, 2021
2.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - Should I Confront the Man Who Molested Me?
00:06:18

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! Justin was molested by his father's friend as a young boy. Now 21, Justin wonders if he should confront him…

Apr 09, 2021
3.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - My Husband Got Mad at Me for Private Messaging Other Men
00:07:22

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! Josie has been trading private messages with male friends from her past, much to her husband's chagrin. Is Josie being inappropriate?

Apr 09, 2021
4.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - I Compromised My Values For A Guy
00:10:44

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! Katelyn has been making poor decisions since she started dating her boyfriend. She and her mother, Monica call Dr. Laura for help.

Apr 09, 2021
5.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - My Husband Has A Sexual Addiction
00:11:29

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! After giving her husband chance after chance, Alma doesn't think she can stay married to him anymore. What should she tell the kids?

Apr 09, 2021
6.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - How Can I Learn To Be Less Frustrated And Irritable?
00:04:32

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! DeAnne is quick to annoyance and anger and slow to let it go. Why does she get so riled up over small things?

Apr 09, 2021
7.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - How Should I Respond to My Son's Hurtful Words?
00:05:42

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! Marie found a letter that her 17-year-old son wrote to his teacher saying that he is much closer to his dad than his mom. How should Marie approach him about it?

Apr 09, 2021
8.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - How Do I Tell My Sister She Upsets Me?
00:06:20

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! Susannah gets upset when her sister speaks badly of their parents and upbringing. What happened while they were growing up to cause her sister's hatred?

Apr 09, 2021
9.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - My Husband Doesn't Notice Me Anymore
00:04:25

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! Jamie's husband works all day and when he comes home, he is too tired for sex. What can Jamie do to bring the spark back?

Apr 09, 2021
10.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - I've Been Keeping A Secret from My Wife
00:07:30

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! John has a secret from before he was married that he hasn't shared with his wife. Should he tell her now or continue to keep it to himself?

Apr 09, 2021
11.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - My Bridesmaids Bailed On Me
00:08:04

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! Lindsey's bridesmaids all dropped out of her bridal shower at the last minute. Is she right to be upset?

Apr 09, 2021
12.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - My Husband Stopped Speaking to Me. What Should I Do?
00:06:26

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! Lynn and her husband haven't spoken in 24 hours after having a huge blowup on the phone. What's Lynn's next move?

Apr 09, 2021
13.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - My Kids Have No Respect For Me
00:08:58

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! After years of trying to cater to her kids, Cheryl no longer feels like an authority figure in her home. What can Cheryl do to turn the tables?

Apr 09, 2021
14.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - My Husband Doesn't Want Me To Go On Trips Without Him
00:05:19

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! Evonne often goes on trips with her best friend. But her husband, Michael is starting to feel like second fiddle. They call Dr. Laura for advice.

Apr 09, 2021
15.) Call Of The Day Top 15 Countdown - My Ex Keeps Telling Me She Still Loves Me
00:04:53

It's a FLASHBACK to the Top 15 calls from 2018!! Chris's ex-fiancee is calling him saying that she still loves him even though she is now married to another man. What should he do?

Apr 09, 2021
My Fuse is Too Short
00:05:28

Louis really wants to change his explosive temper that scares his kids and is straining his relationships.

Apr 09, 2021
I've Had to Become the Breadwinner
00:08:28

Because of Molly's husband's anxiety, she has gone back to work full time while he stays home with the kids.

Apr 09, 2021
Should I Confront My Molester?
00:13:09

Sarah was molested as a child by her father, and she would like to contact him and tell him how he has affected her.

Apr 09, 2021
My Mom is No Help
00:11:22

Adrienne is grieving the death of her daughter, and she doesn't find her own mother to be comforting or helpful.

Apr 09, 2021
I Want to Stay Married, But...
00:11:46

Annie is finding it difficult to navigate being the mother of five while battling breast cancer and helping her husband who struggles with PTSD.

Apr 08, 2021
I Feel Stupid
00:08:37

Julianna gets frustrated and upset when she doesn't perform up to her own expectations.

Apr 07, 2021
I'm Having Marital Problems
00:06:15

Suzie feels annoyed by her second husband much like she did with her first husband.

Apr 06, 2021
How Can I Be Less Insecure?
00:12:31

23-year-old Megan believes she could accomplish more if she would stop making men the focus of her life.

Apr 06, 2021
Am I a Lush?
00:05:31

Maria can easily drink a bottle of wine each night and wonders if this is the beginning of alcoholism.

Apr 05, 2021
1.) Spring Surprise: Top 5 of 2021 So Far - My Mom is Manipulative
00:05:14

Jen's mom told her she should “honor thy father and mother” instead of listening to Dr. Laura.

Apr 04, 2021
2.) Spring Surprise: Top 5 of 2021 So Far - Is He the Guy for Me?
00:08:58

Kellee gets anxious when her boyfriend, who has a 6-year-old son, doesn't make the time to call and text her.

Apr 04, 2021
3.) Spring Surprise: Top 5 of 2021 So Far - My Daughter-in-Law is an Unfit Mother
00:05:29

Debbie thinks her daughter-in-law is not taking proper care of her grandchildren and wants to know what she can do about it.

Apr 04, 2021
4.) Spring Surprise: Top 5 of 2021 So Far - My Relationship Has Become Stagnant
00:08:26

Gina fears that her boyfriend of six years is never going to marry her.

Apr 04, 2021
5.) Spring Surprise: Top 5 of 2021 So Far - My Baby Brother Makes Me Mad!
00:05:36

4-year-old Riggins and his mom call Dr. Laura to discuss his pushing and shoving of his 2-year-old brother.

Apr 04, 2021
I Feel Irreplaceable
00:03:54

Katie calls Dr. Laura to thank her for the advice and support that has helped her to become a stay-at-home mom.

Apr 02, 2021
My Boyfriend's Mom Irritates Me
00:07:09

Michelle feels uncertain that her boyfriend is “the one” because of his overbearing mother and his dedication to the family business.

Apr 02, 2021
My Daughter-in-Law Banished Me
00:12:24

Linda's daughter-in-law feels insulted and doesn't want Linda around anymore.

Apr 02, 2021
I'm Ready to Throw in the Towel
00:06:18

Bobby married and had a baby with a man she dated for only two months, and now he has become physically abusive.

Apr 02, 2021
My Boyfriend Wants Me to Stop Drinking
00:08:00

Azade's boyfriend of one year has given her an ultimatum that she doesn't want to accept.

Apr 01, 2021
I'm at a Crossroads in My Career
00:07:16

Travis is successfully self-employed, but he feels called to take his life in a different direction.

Mar 31, 2021
I Don't Want to Move!
00:05:47

11-year-old Brooke's family is moving, and she fears leaving her friends behind and going to a new school.

Mar 30, 2021
I Feel Like I'm Letting Everyone Down
00:04:30

Mary is struggling with infertility and believes she is disappointing her husband and family.

Mar 30, 2021
Should I Leave My Wife After Retirement?
00:08:46

Bill's 30-year marriage has been largely sexless and lacking in intimacy. Now that he's close to retirement he's wondering if it is time to leave.

Mar 29, 2021
My Family is Happier
00:05:32

Yvette recently started listening to Dr. Laura, and she says that she, her husband and their children are all thriving thanks to the advice she has started to implement.

Mar 26, 2021
My Mom is Driving Me Nuts
00:04:32

Crystal wants to know how to handle her mother who calls multiple times a day whining and complaining.

Mar 26, 2021
Is My Husband Too Old to Change?
00:04:55

Diane has been happily married for 41 years but has one teeny thing bothering her that she wants Dr. Laura's help with...

Mar 26, 2021
My Parents Are Using Me
00:05:19

Colleen is the oldest of three children and feels that her parents use her as a mediator between themselves and her sisters.

Mar 26, 2021
My Brother Thinks I'm a Brat
00:10:23

Avery's 17-year-old brother hates the way she treats their parents and is mean to her as a result.

Mar 25, 2021
I Told My Kids I Have Cancer
00:06:01

Anne was recently diagnosed with lymphoma, and she is worried that she did the wrong thing in telling her children about her diagnosis.

Mar 24, 2021
I Don't Want to Hurt My Parents
00:07:27

Brittany knows she should put her husband's needs above those of her parents, but she feels bad about disappointing her mom and dad.

Mar 23, 2021
I Feel Guilty Over My Divorce
00:05:45

Epsi is having trouble moving forward in her romantic life because she still feels bad about her divorce and the damage it did to her family.

Mar 23, 2021
I Favor My Sick Child
00:04:58

Rachel's middle daughter is struggling with health issues, and Rachel admits that she is more lenient on her than the other kids because of her condition.

Mar 22, 2021
Am I Depressed?
00:12:14

30-year-old Mary is unmarried, feeling lonely because of the pandemic and is panicking that she will be single forever.

Mar 19, 2021
I Dumped My Husband, But My Sister Won't
00:05:47

Kris's sister insists on continuing a relationship with Kris's ex-husband, even inviting him and his girlfriend to family functions.

Mar 19, 2021
I Feel Sad for My Step Kids
00:05:40

Michelle's three stepchildren live full time with her and their father, and she feels sorry that their mom isn't in the picture.

Mar 19, 2021
I'm Never Going to Date Again!
00:05:32

19-year-old Phillip feels burned by a long-distance relationship and is down on dating now.

Mar 19, 2021
My Tween Has a Girlfriend
00:03:26

Elizabeth wants to know if she should be concerned about her 11-year-old son holding hands with a girl he has a crush on.

Mar 18, 2021
Are Little Kids Impacted by the Shutdown?
00:09:34

Melissa has a 2-year-old son who she fears is suffering due to the isolation of the COVID shutdown, but her husband thinks that he won't remember and therefore won't be harmed.

Mar 17, 2021
My Friend's Son is a Brat
00:05:34

Jessica and her friend of many years are having trouble with their sons who have started fighting since moving on to junior high school.

Mar 16, 2021
What Was it All For?
00:08:00

Gigi's husband of 43 years died recently, and in her grief, she finds herself questioning the meaning of life and death.

Mar 16, 2021
Should I Protect My Parents from My Sister?
00:04:06

Megan's sister is an addict with financial problems and has recently moved back in with her parents.

Mar 15, 2021
I Don't Enjoy Playing the Piano
00:03:14

Thomas is ready to stop practicing piano in favor of playing the saxophone, but he and his mom, Kim, worry that his father will be angry and disallow it.

Mar 12, 2021
My Son is Ghosting Me
00:06:34

After continually nagging him, Cindy's adult son is ignoring her calls, and she's not sure if she should continue reaching out to him.

Mar 12, 2021
Why Did Our Mom Dis Us?
00:07:18

Twins Sarah and Stephanie just learned that their recently deceased mother excluded them from her will even though they thought they were close to her.

Mar 12, 2021
I'm Unlucky in the Parent Department
00:12:27

12-year-old Jayna is living with her grandmother because her mom is drug-addicted, and her father has been in and out of jail most of her life.

Mar 12, 2021
Are My Fears Irrational?
00:07:22

James considers all of the bad things that could happen in any given situation and has a hard time enjoying life because of his fears.

Mar 11, 2021
I'm Sick of "Short" Jokes
00:02:33

Mike is short and wants to know how to respond to people's rude comments about short men.

Mar 09, 2021
My Nephew is Being Controlled
00:07:50

Miriam feels caught in the middle of her sister and nephew's disagreements over the girl he is dating and lets boss him around.

Mar 09, 2021
My Family is Overbearing
00:04:34

Leann's family helps take care of her baby while she's at work, and she's not happy with their unsolicited parenting advice.

Mar 08, 2021
I Lie to My Parents
00:06:13

13-year-old Jonathan has a problem with lying and calls in with his mom to explain why.

Mar 05, 2021
My Dad Won't Let Me Have a Pet
00:05:05

Connor and his mom call Dr. Laura to discuss how to approach Connor's dad who refuses to let the family have a pet.

Mar 05, 2021
My Kids Compete for Praise
00:06:04

Natalia's young sons are competitive with each other and for her attention and she needs advice on how to respond to them.

Mar 05, 2021
I Should Have Kept My Mouth Shut!
00:04:44

Judi was caught talking behind a co-worker's back and now her co-workers have turned against her.

Mar 05, 2021
My Mom's Sisters Skipped Her Funeral
00:03:58

Leeanne's mom died recently, and she is angry that her aunts didn't attend the service even though COVID safety precautions were taken.

Mar 04, 2021
My Parents Fight A Lot
00:13:15

11-year-old Amara is worried about her parents' frequent arguments and calls Dr. Laura with her mom for help.

Mar 03, 2021
My Mom Sheltered Me Too Much
00:10:53

Mark is different from his friends and believes it's a negative that his mother raised him to be a God-fearing, rule-following young man.

Mar 02, 2021
We Have a Problem in the Bedroom
00:06:27

Dave snores and feels terrible about keeping his wife up all night, but she doesn't want to sleep in separate rooms.

Mar 02, 2021
Our Mom Yells Too Much
00:08:30

Frankie and Lena's mom often loses her temper, and they want her to find better ways to cope with parenthood.

Mar 01, 2021
I Want to Be Closer to My Absent Dad
00:07:37

9-year-old Judah is wishing for a better relationship with his biological father who hasn't been around much since Judah was a baby.

Feb 26, 2021
My Kids Don't Want My Advice
00:05:02

Suzy is frustrated by her twin 14-year-old daughters who roll their eyes and reject her input and advice.

Feb 26, 2021
Should I Keep Dating an Ambivalent Man?
00:05:41

Corinne isn't happy that her boyfriend doesn't hold her hand, falls asleep when they watch movies together and basically shows little interest in being with her, but she continues to date him anyway.

Feb 26, 2021
My Daughter Wants to Live with Her Dad
00:09:07

Marie's 16-year-old daughter has left home to live with her biological father, and Marie wants to go to court to force her to come back home.

Feb 26, 2021
My Son is Sexting
00:08:57

Amber's 13-year-old son has been sexting with a classmate, and Amber and her husband aren't sure how to handle him.

Feb 25, 2021
I'm an Obnoxious Know-It-All
00:07:41

Lisa's husband is annoyed by her constant need to correct him and always be right.

Feb 24, 2021
I Did the Right Thing!
00:07:49

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.

Feb 23, 2021
Am I Emotionally Stunted?
00:11:25

Lauren grew up feeling distant from her mother and fears being emotionally unavailable and a poor role model to her four daughters.

Feb 23, 2021
My Husband Takes His Depression Out on Me
00:06:37

Renee's husband gets mean when he's feeling depressed, and she doesn't know how to handle it.

Feb 22, 2021
My Husband's Dad Won't Move Out
00:04:20

Matt's dad moved in “temporarily” six months ago, and Matt's wife, Stephanie, is ready for good 'ol dad to leave.

Feb 19, 2021
Is My Son Betraying Me?
00:05:16

Jenn is upset that her adult son spends so much time with her estranged mother.

Feb 19, 2021
I Need Help with My Teen
00:06:40

Sophie's 13-year-old says she hates herself and was caught sneaking out of the house to fool around with a boy.

Feb 19, 2021
Should I Separate from My Husband?
00:02:57

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.

Feb 19, 2021
My Weight is Out of Control
00:03:44

Dominique is medically obese and can't find a weight loss strategy that works.

Feb 18, 2021
My Husband is Too Moody
00:07:39

Vida's husband loses his temper when stressed, and she's tired of dealing with it.

Feb 17, 2021
Should I Let My Parents Meet Their Grandchild?
00:06:34

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.

Feb 16, 2021
I'm Afraid for My Son
00:05:17

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.

Feb 16, 2021
I'm Not Really Happy
00:07:18

Samantha raised her 12-year-old son alone after his bio dad walked away, and she feels joyless and unsatisfied with life.

Feb 15, 2021
Week Of Love Classic: How Do You Move On When You've Lost The Love Of Your Life?
00:07:54

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?

Feb 12, 2021
Week Of Love Classic: My Ex Told Me She Is Still In Love With Me
00:04:24

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?

Feb 12, 2021
Week Of Love Classic: My Date To The School Dance Just Professed His Love To Me
00:10:00

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?

Feb 12, 2021
Week Of Love Classic: I Love Her, But She Lies
00:06:21

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.

Feb 12, 2021
Week Of Love Classic: I'm Afraid To Give My Wife The Love She Deserves
00:05:23

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?

Feb 11, 2021
Week Of Love Classic: Were We In Love? Or Was It Just Lust?
00:07:54

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.

Feb 10, 2021
Week Of Love Classic: Why Do I Keep Dating Bad Guys?
00:10:27

In this episode, Macy keeps making poor choices in men. Why does she go after men who continue to hurt her?

Feb 09, 2021
Week Of Love Classic: I Fell In Love With Someone New After Growing Apart From My Wife
00:10:37

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.

Feb 09, 2021
Week Of Love Classic: I Feel Like My Fiancé Doesn't Really Love Me
00:06:56

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?

Feb 08, 2021
I'm Afraid of People Getting Mad at Me
00:09:02

8-year-old Austin and his mom call Dr. Laura about his anxiety and fears of saying “no” to anyone.

Feb 05, 2021
How Do I Get My Kids Back?
00:06:54

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.

Feb 05, 2021
Should I Marry My Son's Father?
00:07:07

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.

Feb 05, 2021
My Wife Doesn't Know Me Anymore
00:08:07

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.

Feb 05, 2021
This Guy Confuses Me
00:05:09

Lindsey is dating an erratic guy who wants to “take things slow,” but is moving fast when it comes to affection.

Feb 04, 2021
How Can I Get Over My Ex?
00:08:39

Elizabeth is having a hard time with her recent breakup and worries that she'll never meet someone she likes as much.

Feb 03, 2021
Caring for My Mom is Overwhelming
00:02:54

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.

Feb 02, 2021
I Don't Want to Relapse
00:10:00

Jay is in recovery from a meth habit, recently out of a shacked-up relationship and scared of what the future holds.

Feb 02, 2021
Why Can't I Leave My Cheatin' Man?
00:05:28

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.

Feb 01, 2021
My Relationship Has Become Stagnant
00:08:26

Gina fears that her boyfriend of six years is never going to marry her.

Jan 29, 2021
I'm Tired of Being So Competitive
00:09:16

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.

Jan 29, 2021
Taking Your Advice Changed Everything
00:05:29

Laura calls back to update Dr. Laura on how her advice turned Laura's marriage around.

Jan 29, 2021
I Don't Mean What I Say
00:07:23

When he gets uncomfortable in relationships, Patrick lashes out and pushes people away instead of dealing with the issues at hand.

Jan 29, 2021
I Always Fight to Win
00:08:18

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.

Jan 28, 2021
My Husband is Anti-Social
00:09:37

Christine's husband doesn't like to socialize and pressures her and their children to stay away from friends and family.

Jan 27, 2021
I Feel Like a Crappy Mom AND Employee!
00:07:59

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.

Jan 26, 2021
Should I Be Mad at My Mom?
00:08:52

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.

Jan 26, 2021
Am I Overthinking Things?
00:08:25

Victoria is 22 and having sex with a guy without a commitment or the confidence that he really cares about her.

Jan 25, 2021
My Dad Drives High
00:03:57

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.

Jan 22, 2021
I Don't Want to Sleep Around!
00:03:31

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.

Jan 22, 2021
I am The Source of My Daughter's Rage
00:07:42

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.

Jan 22, 2021
How Can I Work with My Lazy Classmate?
00:04:01

10-year-old Sophia has been assigned to work with a classmate who doesn't pull her weight when it comes to group assignments.

Jan 22, 2021
Why Doesn't My Cousin Care?
00:05:06

Matthew wants to spend more time with his cousin, but she's not reciprocating.

Jan 21, 2021
I Want Less Conflict in My Marriage
00:07:42

Jennifer argues with her husband about his mother and sister who recently moved too close for Jennifer's comfort.

Jan 20, 2021
I'm Struggling with Online Learning
00:08:52

8-year-old Parker is having a hard time focusing on his schoolwork now that everything is online.

Jan 19, 2021
I Want to Make Myself a Priority
00:11:45

Catalina's identity has revolved around being her mother's caregiver, and now her older sister is seeking Catalina's support.

Jan 19, 2021
I've Worked Hard to Get Here But...
00:04:45

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.

Jan 18, 2021
My Mom is Manipulative
00:05:14

Jen's mom told her she should “honor thy father and mother” instead of listening to Dr. Laura.

Jan 15, 2021
My Brother Puts Me Down
00:08:39

Ellie and her brother are competitive and fight a lot, and she and her dad call in to ask Dr. Laura for help.

Jan 15, 2021
Thank You for Being My Advocate
00:03:48

When she was laid off, Brittany was pregnant with a young son at home, and she knew it was a blessing in disguise because of Dr. Laura's advice.

Jan 15, 2021
My Brother Betrayed Me!
00:08:13

Bobby is irate that his brother gossiped to a neighbor about Bobby losing his business and his house during the shutdown.

Jan 15, 2021
I'm 25 and Still Seeking my Parents' Approval
00:13:04

Jackie feels child-like, stuck and depressed because she needs her parents' approval over everything from what clothes she should wear to what career she should pursue.

Jan 14, 2021
How Do I Cope with My Mom's Death?
00:06:27

Joan took care of her 92-year-old mother, and since her mother's death, Joan's daily routine has turned upside down.

Jan 13, 2021
My Job is Taking a Toll on My Family
00:10:42

Aaron has become disenchanted with his career as a police officer, and his work stress prevents him from being the husband his wife deserves and the father his three young children need.

Jan 12, 2021
The Men in My Life Have Done Me Wrong
00:05:39

Suza is “pissed off” at the main men in her life and can't stop going over the pain in her mind.

Jan 12, 2021
I've Outgrown My Friends
00:04:37

Jeffrey's friends are snowflakes who have no responsibility or goals, and he's ready to move on from them.

Jan 11, 2021
My Baby Brother Makes Me Mad!
00:05:36

4-year-old Riggins and his mom call Dr. Laura to discuss his pushing and shoving of his 2-year-old brother.

Jan 08, 2021
I Miss My Boyfriend
00:05:34

19-year-old Sophie is heartsick while her boyfriend is on his mission trip.

Jan 08, 2021
Is it the Right Time to Have a Baby?
00:06:03

Gabe is a step-mom to her husband's 11-year-old son, and she's wondering if she should have a baby of her own.

Jan 08, 2021
My Daughter Chooses Her Dad Over Me
00:06:21

Single mom Renee raised her daughter alone and is angry that her now-grown child chooses to spend so much time with her birth father.

Jan 08, 2021
I Didn't Raise My Son This Way!
00:04:11

Susan is paying for her son's college apartment, and she's angry about how messy and dirty he keeps it.

Jan 07, 2021
My Daughter-in-Law is an Unfit Mother
00:05:29

Debbie thinks her daughter-in-law is not taking proper care of her grandchildren and wants to know what she can do about it.

Jan 06, 2021
Is He the Guy for Me?
00:08:58

Kellee gets anxious when her boyfriend, who has a 6-year-old son, doesn't make the time to call and text her.

Jan 05, 2021
I Can't Forgive Myself
00:10:48

Shannon's anxiety and anger problems have driven her husband away, and she's having a hard time forgiving herself and moving on.

Jan 05, 2021
Should My Grandson See His Great-Grandfather?
00:03:37

Jane's father's health is failing, and she wonders if she should shield her 6-year-old grandson from seeing his decline.

Jan 04, 2021
1.) Top 40 of 2020 - Avoiding “The 10 Stupid Things Women Do”
00:06:58

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Jen’s 16-year-old daughter inquired about contraceptives only to receive Dr. Laura’s book, “The 10 Stupid Things Women Do” instead.

Dec 24, 2020
2.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Fear Rejection
00:09:41

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Katia's thoughts of her past divorce are overwhelming her ability to commit to her current relationship.

Dec 24, 2020
3.) Top 40 of 2020 - I'm Not Getting The Sympathy I Need
00:07:11

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Celia is upset that her in-laws have apparently stopped showing care and concern over the loss of her mom to COVID-19 … or have they?

Dec 24, 2020
4-2.) Top 40 of 2020 - My Cousin Wants To Speak To Me - Part 2
00:05:55

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Melissa updates Dr. Laura on what her cousin’s true intentions were after reaching out several years later.

Dec 24, 2020
4-1.) Top 40 of 2020 - My Cousin Wants To Speak To Me - Part 1
00:05:41

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Melissa’s bad cousin is reaching out to her after they parted ways seven years ago.

Dec 24, 2020
5.) Top 40 of 2020 - My Teen Son Came Clean
00:03:32

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - After taking a marijuana-laced gummi bear, Sarah’s son came to her with the truth of what he’d done.

Dec 24, 2020
6.) Top 40 of 2020 - Should I Send My Son Back To Private School?
00:04:40

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Should I Send My Son Back To Private School?

Dec 24, 2020
7.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Fear Cancer’s Return
00:10:15

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Emily’s been in remission from breast cancer, but since her mom’s passing from lung cancer she’s scared it will recur.

Dec 24, 2020
8.) Top 40 of 2020 - Get Out Of My House!!
00:06:40

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Mary’s brother continues to live in her basement despite being asked to leave.

Dec 24, 2020
9.) Top 40 of 2020 - My Child Is Having Troubling Thoughts
00:07:27

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Brittany’s 4-year-old daughter has recently developed a habit of “bad thoughts” which she finds disturbing.

Dec 24, 2020
10.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Can’t Get Over The Pain and Loss
00:08:26

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Mark came out to his parents 12 years ago and it instantly turned into them feeling bad for themselves ending their relationship.

Dec 24, 2020
11-2.) Top 40 of 2020 - Disconnect In Our Marriage - Part 2
00:07:27

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - In the conclusion to this 2-part episode, Renee discovers what’s been preventing him from being closer to his wife.

Dec 24, 2020
11-1.) Top 40 of 2020 - Disconnect In Our Marriage - Part 1
00:08:23

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Elissa feels rejected and saddened because her husband Rene can’t seem to open up to her.

Dec 24, 2020
12.) Top 40 of 2020 - Can I Get My Granddaughter To Listen?
00:02:42

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Gaile’s 23-year-old granddaughter, who she has raised, refuses to listen to her “words of wisdom.”

Dec 24, 2020
13.) Top 40 of 2020 - “Why Is This Happening Now?!”
00:14:16

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Molested at age five, Nicole now faces long-term damage as an adult.

Dec 24, 2020
14.) Top 40 of 2020 - I'm Terrified Of Snakes!
00:03:13

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Young Magdalena is so scared of being attacked by the elongated, legless reptiles that she fears playing outside her own home.

Dec 24, 2020
15.) Top 40 of 2020 - My Husband Watches Pornography
00:03:01

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Letty doesn’t know what to do with her husband of 25 years who’s been watching porn for 23 years of it!

Dec 24, 2020
16.) Top 40 of 2020 - Am I A Bad Therapist?
00:07:48

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Victoria wonders if she’s doing more harm than good as a young psychotherapist.

Dec 24, 2020
17.) Top 40 of 2020 - You Kept Me Grounded Raising My Son
00:07:21

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Andrea thanks Dr. Laura for guiding her while raising her son as a single mom and avoiding wrongdoing.

Dec 24, 2020
18.) Top 40 of 2020 - The Inheritance Dilemma
00:05:56

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Rose is due to inherit a large sum of wealth but fears her husband will blow through it as he did once before.

Dec 24, 2020
19.) Top 40 of 2020 - “Side-Seat Driver”
00:03:12

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Ken can’t understand why his wife declines to drive but when she’s in the passenger seat she’ll “do all the driving!”

Dec 24, 2020
20.) Top 40 of 2020 - Why Am I Uncomfortable?
00:09:09

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Dolo can’t put her finger on why she’s troubled with discomfort over the man she’s dating and sleeping with.

Dec 24, 2020
21.) Top 40 of 2020 - Is My Husband Insensitive?
00:07:06

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Megan unexpectedly lost her mother and she’s upset with her husband’s handling of the tragedy.

Dec 24, 2020
22.) Top 40 of 2020 - Can I Ask Him To Stop Complaining?
00:04:40

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Laura’s husband is griping about visiting her family despite being given the option not to go.

Dec 24, 2020
23.) Top 40 of 2020 - "A Sad Mommy Day”
00:03:47

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Mallory is having a rough day as a mommy of a 2-year-old child and is quite upset.

Dec 24, 2020
24-2.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Worry Too Much - Part 2
00:04:25

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - In the conclusion to this 2-part episode, Emily reveals how she was more focused on the symptoms vs. the core issue for her anxiety.

Dec 24, 2020
24-1.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Worry Too Much - Part 1
00:10:25

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - In the past year, Emily has been dealing with anxiety and assuming she’s offending others.

Dec 24, 2020
25.) Top 40 of 2020 - My Husband’s Kids Won’t Accept Me
00:03:54

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Nancy is in a second marriage and finding that her husband’s adult children are not fond of their Dad’s new union.

Dec 24, 2020
26.) Top 40 of 2020 - The Jealous Boyfriend
00:07:29

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Molly’s older boyfriend of one year gets angry when he’s not the priority in her life.

Dec 24, 2020
27.) Top 40 of 2020 - Finding A Middle Ground With Mom
00:07:55

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Melissa has a long history of poor communication and being unable to live up to her mom’s expectations.

Dec 24, 2020
28.) Top 40 of 2020 - Homeschooling Game Plan
00:08:44

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Lisa is a mom of 3 trying to balance working at home while overseeing their distance learning.

Dec 24, 2020
29.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Have Animosity Toward My Aunt
00:06:19

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Because they had bad parents, Julie’s mom raised a younger sister, and Julie is still hurt and angry.

Dec 24, 2020
30.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Didn’t Choose Wisely
00:05:52

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - After marrying and divorcing a bad guy, Sonia is struggling to raise her child alone.

Dec 24, 2020
31.) Top 40 of 2020 - “Stop Whining, Start Living”
00:06:28

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Chris thinks she’s having a hard time letting go of those who have done her wrong in life. Is that truly the case?

Dec 24, 2020
32.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Want To Move Home
00:03:40

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Jo would like to move back to her hometown but her husband says he won’t be happy there.

Dec 24, 2020
33.) Top 40 of 2020 - Should I Call Their Parents?
00:05:08

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Kate worries if she should inform the parents of her teen daughter’s friends who were caught vaping and hiding alcohol.

Dec 24, 2020
34.) Top 40 of 2020 - I Worry About Divorce
00:06:28

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Linda has been in a rotten marriage for over 3 decades but can’t find the strength to end it.

Dec 24, 2020
35.) Top 40 of 2020 - I’m Anxious In The Passenger Seat
00:06:14

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Susanne finds herself facing the demon of anxiety driving across country with her husband behind the wheel.

Dec 24, 2020
36.) Top 40 of 2020 - One Amazing 13-Year-Old Lady!!
00:05:38

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Young Melanie shares how her mom’s teachings and Dr. Laura’s words of wisdom have her “doing the right thing!”

Dec 24, 2020
37.) Top 40 of 2020 - I’m Distraught Over My Sister’s Condition
00:10:23

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Donna is spiraling into emotional turmoil after speaking daily with her sister who suffers from alcohol-related dementia.

Dec 24, 2020
38.) Top 40 of 2020 - An Uneasy Feeling About My Relationship
00:12:56

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Mo’s boyfriend lost a colleague to suicide and now converses with his dead friend’s girlfriend about his suffering.

Dec 24, 2020
39.) Top 40 of 2020 - I’m Sad Saying Goodbye
00:07:41

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Barbara finds herself in tears when heading home after visiting her adult children.

Dec 24, 2020
40.) Top 40 of 2020 - Grandma Is An Alcoholic
00:11:11

The 3rd annual countdown of the most listened to episodes from 2020 - Nicholas is concerned for his mother’s relationship with her mom who has a terrible drinking problem.

Dec 24, 2020
Do Spats Damage Our Kids?
00:08:43

Pete and Shelby fear their petty squabbles are hurting the children, and Dr. Laura shares the story, “The Gift of the Magi,” to help them see what's really important.

Dec 23, 2020
Am I Too Old to Have Another Baby?
00:07:36

After 16 years of marriage, Bridget and her husband are wondering if they should add a baby to their family.

Dec 22, 2020
My Dad Wants My Brother Divorced
00:06:29

Laura's brother confided in their father about his marital problems. Now their dad is mad that he has decided to reconcile.

Dec 22, 2020
My Wife Says She Needs Space
00:06:05

David desperately wants more time and attention from his wife, but she is annoyed by his clinginess.

Dec 21, 2020
I Want My Daughter to Stop Shacking Up
00:03:10

Despite Amy's objections, her 20-year-old daughter is spending 3-4 nights a week with her boyfriend at his parents' home.

Dec 18, 2020
My Dad Wants to Gift Us a Down Payment
00:07:14

Sarah is newly engaged and wonders if she and her fiancé should accept her father's gift of money for a home.

Dec 18, 2020
Should I Feel Guilty?
00:06:09

GiGi is trying to work through her feelings of divorcing when her youngest was just thirteen.

Dec 18, 2020
What Do Husbands Need to Do for Wives?
00:03:02

If the three things men mainly need from their wives are sex, food and back rubs, Donna wonders what things women need from their husbands?

Dec 18, 2020
I Just Gave My Two-Week Notice
00:03:16

Lia calls Dr. Laura with tears of joy and an update on her previous call.

Dec 17, 2020
Should I Marry a Recently Widowed Man?
00:03:14

Linda started dating her boyfriend four months after his wife died. Now he has proposed, and friends are warning her not to move forward with marriage.

Dec 16, 2020
I Feel Like I've Lost My Dad Twice - Part 2
00:04:09

After speaking to Dr. Laura about her recently deceased father, Nancy watched hours of home movies and calls back to discuss the impact they made on her.

Dec 15, 2020
I Feel Like I've Lost My Dad Twice - Part 1
00:05:34

After 12 years of suffering with Parkinson's disease, Nancy's father has died and she's having trouble remembering the dynamic dad he used to be.

Dec 15, 2020
My Mom and I Don't Get Along
00:04:40

Living together in a two-family flat is damaging Leah's relationship with her mother.

Dec 14, 2020
My Ex Gave My Daughter a Phone
00:06:24

Jen's ex-husband gave their daughter a cell phone, and she's struggling with what to do next.

Dec 11, 2020
Is This Relationship Failing?
00:07:04

Linda's relationship with her boyfriend is at a standstill after he read a flirtatious text on her phone.

Dec 11, 2020
I Realized Something Huge!
00:05:06

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.

Dec 11, 2020
I'm Paralyzed by My Husband's Death
00:09:59

Marla's husband recently died of a heart attack in front of her, and she is really struggling with her shock and grief.

Dec 11, 2020
I Can't Help My Friend
00:03:43

Jenni's friend's mom, an extreme hoarder, just died, and Jenni is overwhelmed by the amount of junk for them to cleanup.

Dec 10, 2020
My Dad's Death is Haunting Me
00:05:11

Mitch's dad died when they were on a trip together, and Mitch is having nightmares over the way he found him.

Dec 09, 2020
You Helped Me Save My Marriage
00:06:05

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.

Dec 08, 2020
Politics is Hurting Our Marriage
00:06:03

Kristen and Chris have been on opposite sides of the political spectrum for most of their 5-year marriage, and things are especially tense with COVID-19 and the recent election.

Dec 08, 2020
Should I Help My Ex-Husband?
00:03:27

Divorced mom Kelly is wondering if she should forego child support since her ex is struggling financially.

Dec 07, 2020
This Crazy World is Bad for the Kids
00:05:10

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.

Dec 04, 2020
I Am What I Do Today
00:04:03

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.

Dec 04, 2020
My Childhood Friend Dumped Me
00:07:22

Jenna called her best friend's boyfriend a loser, and Jenna is sad that her friend has now pulled away from her.

Dec 04, 2020
Is My Double Mastectomy a Turnoff?
00:08:29

Anna is a tough, feisty wife and mom who is confused about how to handle her post-breast cancer body and a husband she caught checking out boobs on the net.

Dec 04, 2020
I'm Overwhelmed by 2020
00:06:36

Abby needs help coping with COVID-19 and current world events.

Dec 03, 2020
My Dad Makes Me So Mad!
00:06:13

Carrie and her dad are fighting about politics, but her anger runs deeper.

Dec 02, 2020
Low Self-Esteem is Ruining My Life
00:09:38

Jenny lost 150 pounds, escaped an abusive relationship and is dating a good guy, but she's still searching for something...

Dec 01, 2020
My Husband's Alzheimer's is Becoming Dangerous
00:05:40

Patti's husband has advanced Alzheimer's disease, but she isn't ready to place him in a care facility.

Dec 01, 2020
I Want to Be a Man
00:07:25

22-year-old Tirin was a teen father who ran away from his responsibility, but now he's taking on the task of protecting and raising three children.

Nov 30, 2020
I Don't Want My Friend's Help
00:05:10

Debbie's good friend tries to tell her what to do about her teenage daughter, even though Debbie hasn't asked for her help.

Nov 27, 2020
Is Taking Care of Others My Lot in Life?
00:05:23

Lottie has spent years caring for sick and frail family members at the expense of her marriage.

Nov 27, 2020
My Brother Has Cut Me Off
00:06:37

Sandy's alcoholic and addicted brother recently cut her out of his life, and she's depressed without him.

Nov 27, 2020
I am Socially Awkward
00:06:18

Julie lacks confidence and feels like she doesn't fit in at work or in social circles.

Nov 27, 2020
My Past is Hurting My Future
00:11:05

Heather's mom raised her to believe that men were untrustworthy, and now she has serious relationship fears.

Nov 26, 2020
Is My Father Rejecting Me?
00:05:15

Valerie fears her father will choose to stay home with her mom who has dementia rather than attend Thanksgiving dinner at Valerie's house.

Nov 25, 2020
Being Home is a Beautiful Thing
00:04:31

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.

Nov 24, 2020
My First Girlfriend Broke Up with Me
00:05:54

20-year-old Jack is hurt and not sure how to act around the girlfriend who just broke up with him.

Nov 24, 2020
I'm Lying to My Daughter About My Divorce
00:11:33

Jen's daughter Julie wants to know why her parents are divorced, but Jen is embarrassed to tell the full story.

Nov 23, 2020
I Feel Like I'm a Burden
00:07:06

New mom, Dawn, was diagnosed with lymphoma, and she worries that she will be a burden to her family.

Nov 20, 2020
Do I Owe My Cheating Ex?
00:07:03

Jill finally left her cheating husband, but now he has come down with Parkinson's, and she wonders if “in sickness and health” still applies.

Nov 20, 2020
I'm Sick of Having Panic Attacks
00:06:25

Nicolet was crippled by a hit-and-run accident and wakes up in a panic re-living it every morning.

Nov 20, 2020
What Do You Regret?
00:09:32

Dr. Laura asks listeners to call in and talk about a time they chickened out and why they wish they hadn't.

Nov 20, 2020
I Don't Have a Nice Mom
00:10:28

9-year-old Chloe's mom is in and out of her life and treats her badly when she is around.

Nov 19, 2020
My Parents Always Give in to My Brother
00:06:32

Will's brother demands money from their parents and threatens self-harm, and Will is caught in the middle.

Nov 18, 2020
My Son is Being a Brat, Part 2
00:03:04

In part two of this call-of-the-day, Jill and Curtis worry that their son could be manipulative and dangerous.

Nov 17, 2020
My Son is Being a Brat, Part 1
00:06:27

Jill and Curtis fear their 18-year-old son is using his mental illness as an excuse for his poor choices and behavior.

Nov 17, 2020
Can I Get Past My Bad Childhood?
00:11:02

Cathy's mom didn't protect her from being molested by her father, and they fight about it every few years.

Nov 16, 2020
I'm Jealous of My Friend
00:05:10

9-year-old Cora believes her friend is prettier, smarter and gets more than she does.

Nov 13, 2020
I Constantly Feel Bad for My Friend
00:04:10

Sandy is struggling with the fact that her best friend is battling cancer.

Nov 13, 2020
Do I Have Time to Fix This?
00:09:01

Elaine is a recovering alcoholic and fears she is too broken to be happily married.

Nov 13, 2020
What Did You Learn Today?
00:10:32

Dr. Laura invites listeners to call in with something important they have learned from the show.

Nov 13, 2020
I'm Having a Hard Time Understanding My Emotions
00:06:47

Jenny had a baby during the Coronavirus shutdown and feels angry and irritable all the time. 

Nov 12, 2020
I Never Follow Through with My Plans
00:05:52

Jim says he wants to buy a second home, but he never follows through on his extensive research and planning.

Nov 11, 2020
I'm Another Satisfied Customer!
00:06:15

Not only did Dr. Laura's advice help Judy solve the friend problem she originally called in about, it led to a realization about her relationship with her mother.

Nov 10, 2020
My Parents Have Too Many Rules
00:08:38

17-year-old Collin has been sneaking out of the house to hang out with friends because he doesn't like his parents' rules.

Nov 10, 2020
I'm Watching My Dad Suffer
00:06:52

Tammy's mother died the day before her 60th wedding anniversary. Now Tammy is worried about her father.

Nov 09, 2020
I Got Pregnant 6 Months into Dating
00:09:22

Kim has a baby with a man she only knew 6 months before getting pregnant, and they have no interest in getting married.

Nov 06, 2020
I Have a Bad Track Record with Men
00:06:30

Nikki has been married three times, has three young children and is still looking for a man.

Nov 06, 2020
I Saw an Immediate Change
00:08:01

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

Nov 06, 2020
I’m Traumatized by My Husband’s Infidelity
00:05:00

Keri suffered childhood trauma and she feels re-traumatized by her unfaithful husband, even though it was 13 years ago.

Nov 06, 2020
I'm a Shack-up Honey
00:06:58

Kayla's failure to demand respect has led to a shack-up relationship.

Nov 05, 2020
My Mother Uses Me to Get to My Dad
00:06:37

Amber has let her mom control her and now she feels stuck in the middle of her parents' dispute.

Nov 04, 2020
What Can I Say to Rude People? - Part 2
00:04:58

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.

Nov 03, 2020
What Can I Say to Rude People? - Part 1
00:08:12

Kathy wants a comeback for people who belittle her job and wonder why she ever became a special education teacher.

Nov 03, 2020
I Don't Believe in Marriage
00:05:42

Mary doesn't want to marry her boyfriend even though they have a 4-year-old son together.

Nov 02, 2020
My Mom Wants to Erase My Dad – Part 2
00:06:26

Valerie and her mom, Alice, call in to discuss why Alice's new husband doesn't deserve the title of grandpa.

Oct 30, 2020
My Mom Wants to Erase My Dad – Part 1
00:04:06

Valerie's mom is remarried and wants her grandchildren to call her new guy grandpa.

Oct 30, 2020
I'm Afraid to Go to Sleep
00:05:21

8-year-old Niko is having nightmares about zombies and werewolves.

Oct 30, 2020
I Know I Should, But I Don't Wanna
00:09:58

Lorrie is about 30 pounds overweight, and she can't get motivated to lose it.

Oct 30, 2020
My Relationship with My Mother Has Flipped
00:07:11

Tina has never viewed her mother as competent or strong and is frustrated by her actions and behaviors.

Oct 29, 2020
You Saved My Daughter
00:03:17

David's daughter kicked her drug-addicted boyfriend out of her home and started reading Dr. Laura's “10 Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives.” After only a few chapters, she is starting to see the light.

Oct 28, 2020
Is There Hope For Me?
00:08:21

Nicole has cheated in the past and finds herself tempted again.

Oct 27, 2020
My Family Has A Pattern Of Hating Their Mothers
00:10:13

For three generations, the daughters in Kristi's family have hated their mothers, and Kristi would like to break that pattern.

Oct 27, 2020
I Wish My Personality Wasn't So Negative
00:09:45

Alexandra's husband says she is too negative, and she'd really like to change.

Oct 26, 2020
I Have A Friend Problem
00:04:00

Someone is trying to come between 11-year-old Levi and his best friend.

Oct 23, 2020
I Feel Suffocated By My Budget
00:06:20

Allison is a new stay-at-home mom to her three children and is missing the autonomy and money she had when she was working full time.

Oct 23, 2020
I Feel Bad That My Dad Is Going Into A Nursing Home
00:03:59

Christina promised her mom that she would take care of her father, but now he needs to enter a nursing home.

Oct 23, 2020
I've Made One Of The Biggest Parenting Mistakes
00:05:11

Mary's son is an addict, unstable and a snowflake and her other children don't want to be around him.

Oct 23, 2020
Virtual Learning Is Hard!
00:03:34

12-year-old Evette is looking for advice on how to better focus on her online studies.

Oct 22, 2020
I'm Facing A Scary Health Dilemma
00:09:42

Katia is having trouble coming to terms with the risks of her upcoming surgery.

Oct 21, 2020
Life's Better When I'm Being Honest With Myself
00:04:31

Christina was 38 with three children when she married for all the wrong reasons. After calling Dr. Laura earlier this year, she has transformed her life.

Oct 20, 2020
My Husband Has Passed Away
00:08:34

Lynette’s husband died in a car accident, and she finds herself questioning if she showed him the love and appreciation he deserved.

Oct 20, 2020
Should The Gift-Giving End?
00:08:05

Evan feels disconnected from his family and would like to stop exchanging gifts with them.

Oct 19, 2020
How Do I Handle My Brother's Drama?
00:03:32

Denise's son is planning a small wedding and does not intend to invite his uncle. Now she's worried about telling her drama-prone brother that he won't be on the guest list.

Oct 16, 2020
My Son is a Leadfoot
00:06:08

Karen's son persistently speeds when driving the family car, and she has failed to make him face the consequences of disobeying the law and her family's rules.

Oct 16, 2020
I’m In A Pickle With My Sister
00:05:39

Rhonda's nephew’s girlfriend has been a valued employee to their family business. However, now that they've broken up, Rhonda's sister wants the ex-girlfriend to be fired.

Oct 16, 2020
My Husband Is Secretly Messaging Another Woman
00:06:32

After 18 years of marriage Shelly discovered her husband has been messaging another woman because he was unhappy. 

Oct 16, 2020
I Worry For My Friend
00:05:57

Sophia-Rose is concerned for her friend who has been associating himself with bad influences despite her warnings. 

Oct 15, 2020
I’m Upset My Mother-In-Law Didn’t Attend These Events
00:11:11

Karen wrote a letter sharing her unhappy feelings after her mother-in-law declined to attend both her sons' weddings. 

Oct 14, 2020
Should My Boyfriend Go To School With Me?
00:02:26

18-year-old Katelyn’s boyfriend is considering switching colleges to attend school with her. 

Oct 13, 2020
My Hub's Addicted To His Cellphone
00:03:40

Jill pays the bills and wants to cease paying her husband's cellphone as retaliation to his being constantly on the phone. 

Oct 13, 2020
I Lost My Daughter’s Twin
00:09:34

During pregnancy Desiree lost her daughter’s twin brother and now worries about the day her child comes to learn of this tragic event. 

Oct 12, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: I Threatened To End My Life After Being Bullied
00:10:48

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! 15-year-old Hannah threatened suicide on social media because she is very upset about how she is treated and bullied at school. 

Oct 09, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: Now I Know Why I've Picked The Wrong Men
00:04:48

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Rene heard Dr. Laura’s advice to another caller of the program and realized why she's been picking bad men over the good ones.

Oct 09, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: I'm In Trouble With My Stepson And His Wife
00:09:58

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Marsha conveyed to her stepson and his wife that she didn’t want to be a babysitter to their kids and that’s caused a family rift.

Oct 09, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: Should I Pay For My Daughter’s Wedding?
00:09:15

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Kay’s daughter is seeking financial assistance for her upcoming wedding but there's one BIG problem ... 

Oct 09, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: I’m Teaching My Daughter To Earn
00:04:08

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Casey tells Dr. Laura that he’s using what she preaches to raise his child right.

Oct 08, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: I’m Unsure About My Relationship
00:11:31

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Jessica is dating an actor nearly a decade older than her who’s had many past relationships.

Oct 07, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: Not Only Would My Husband Bring Me Lemonade …
00:02:21

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” …

Oct 06, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: How Can I Confront My Parents?
00:05:55

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Reid and his wife (who are Mormons) have decided to leave the church because they no longer believe. 

Oct 06, 2020
Top Call of the Day Episode: I'm Tired Of Being A Mom To My Mom
00:06:28

This week we're listening to the Top Call of the Day episodes of All-Time!! Janice has acted as the adult in her relationship with her parents. She calls Dr. Laura for help.

Oct 05, 2020
Am I A Mama’s Boy?
00:06:58

31-year-old Jerod has been criticized for allowing his mommy to clean his home!! 

Oct 02, 2020
Why Do I Whine?
00:08:10

5-year-old Stephanie calls in with her mom to find the underlying cause of why she’s whining. 

Oct 02, 2020
Should I Take Care Of My Dad?
00:06:34

Marissa is frustrated and stuck in a hopeless dream, because she believes that if she cares for her father’s well-being, things will change.

Oct 02, 2020
Am I Right in Leaving?
00:04:34

Despite loving his wife Steve finds himself unhappy, criticized and deprived of sex for the past 3 years.

Oct 02, 2020
You Helped Me To The End
00:08:11

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

Oct 01, 2020
Should I Take These Feelings To The Grave?
00:06:26

Happy #InternationalPodcastDay: Soraya ponders sharing her affection for a man at church who has recently become involved with another woman.

Sep 30, 2020
I Messed Up My Life Dating This Woman
00:05:24

Eric saw many signs that the woman he was dating was bad for him but stayed out of desperation for love instead. 

Sep 29, 2020
My Husband’s Fed Up!!
00:03:46

Susan neglected her husband in favor of being a savior for her elderly parents. 

Sep 29, 2020
I Don’t Approve Of My Adult Daughter’s “Guy”
00:06:43

Chris has been given the silent treatment since expressing unhappiness with her 27-year-old daughter dating a deadbeat dad. 

Sep 28, 2020
I’m Worried My Sons Will Become Snowflakes
00:03:59

Joe’s 18 and 21-year-old sons are both living at home and he's concerned they'll never become responsible adults. 

Sep 25, 2020
Should I Be Upset or Happy He’s Dead?
00:04:22

Elise wonders why she’s upset instead of happy that her alcoholic husband is gone.

Sep 25, 2020
Being Strong vs. Showing Weakness
00:04:27

Timothy finds himself struck with grief and facing the task of fathering six after the unexpected passing of his wife.

Sep 25, 2020
My 19-Year-Old Daughter Is Pregnant
00:07:12

Jon’s high school senior has been knocked up by her “worthless” boyfriend …

Sep 25, 2020
What Should I Do With These Letters?
00:03:15

Dawn is uncertain what to do with her deceased father’s love letters that he wrote while serving in the military.

Sep 24, 2020
I Need A Comeback From The Comeback Queen!!
00:05:50

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.

Sep 23, 2020
Do I Extend An Olive Branch?
00:12:08

April’s daughter has been told she’s mentally ill. Now, she’s ceased speaking to her mom and dad after her grandparents have become involved.

Sep 22, 2020
How Do I Say Goodbye?
00:06:03

Tara is visiting her dying grandfather but doesn’t know what to say to him.

Sep 22, 2020
I’m Consumed By My Bad Mom
00:08:57

Since the passing of her husband, Maureen has been struggling with the fact that her mom was a terrible person.

Sep 21, 2020
In Honor of Wife Appreciation Day - Part 2
00:01:45

It’s #WifeAppreciationDay the third Sunday of September. In honor of this day, we’ve pulled a Dr. Laura Call of the Day Classic: James describes how his life has changed since marrying his woman. 

Sep 18, 2020
In Honor of Wife Appreciation Day - Part 1
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It’s #WifeAppreciationDay the third Sunday of September. In honor of this day, we’ve pulled a Dr. Laura Call of the Day Classic: Robert shares what carrying his wife over the threshold meant to him!! 

Sep 18, 2020
Dealing With The “Male Ego” While Ill
00:08:22

Don is battling melanoma and suffering cognitive issues. This has left him jobless, defensive and argumentative with his family.

Sep 18, 2020
I Want To Be Closer To My Sister
00:06:22

15-year-old Skyler would like to be more of a part of her younger sister’s life, but 13-year-old Paige is not being gracious about it.

Sep 18, 2020
Living As Roommates
00:06:56

Despite counseling after her husband’s affair, Julie finds herself miserable and anxious living as “roommates” in her marriage.

Sep 17, 2020
An Uneasy Feeling About My Relationship
00:12:52

Mo’s boyfriend lost a colleague to suicide and now converses with his dead friend’s girlfriend about his suffering.

Sep 16, 2020
Homeschooling Game Plan
00:08:41

Lisa is a mom of 3 trying to balance working at home while overseeing their distance learning. 

Sep 15, 2020
Grandma v. Grandma
00:05:10

14-year-old Jamie is caught between two grandmothers who despise each other!!

Sep 15, 2020
Helping My Mean Mommy
00:02:39

Despite showing kindness towards her, Kim’s mother has been physically and mentally abusive throughout her life. 

Sep 14, 2020
Avoiding “The 10 Stupid Things Women Do”
00:06:49

Jen’s 16-year-old daughter inquired about contraceptives only to receive Dr. Laura’s book, “The 10 Stupid Things Women Do” instead.

Sep 11, 2020
I Fear The End
00:07:20

Young McKayla is having panic attacks related to frequent thoughts and fears of “THE END!!”

Sep 11, 2020
The Fallout Of Divorce
00:05:58

Bob’s infidelity has led up to a divorce and his daughter’s anger towards him.

Sep 11, 2020
I Feel Bad About Myself
00:04:22

Chase lost control of his diabetes while dwelling on the trauma of a serious vehicle accident.

Sep 11, 2020
I Didn’t Choose Wisely
00:06:00

After marrying and divorcing a bad guy, Sonia is struggling to raise her child alone.

Sep 10, 2020
I Have Animosity Toward My Aunt
00:06:28

Because they had bad parents, Julie’s mom raised a younger sister, and Julie is still hurt and angry.

Sep 09, 2020
One Amazing 13-Year-Old Lady!!
00:05:35

Young Melanie shares how her mom’s teachings and Dr. Laura’s words of wisdom have her “doing the right thing!”

Sep 08, 2020
Motherhood In 2020
00:04:19

Elizabeth feels pressured by the feminist lifestyles that contradict her belief system as a stay-at-home mom.

Sep 08, 2020
The Jealous Boyfriend
00:07:37

Molly’s older boyfriend of one year gets angry when he’s not the priority in her life.

Sep 07, 2020
You Kept Me Grounded Raising My Son
00:07:30

Andrea thanks Dr. Laura for guiding her while raising her son as a single mom and avoiding wrongdoing.

Sep 04, 2020
You Rocked My World, Dr. Laura!!
00:09:10

In this amazing follow-up call, Andrew shares how Dr. Laura made him see things in a very different light, changing his perspective forever.

Sep 04, 2020
I’m Being Picked On In Class
00:08:30

Young Kaylin is blind in one eye and is constantly teased about it by her fellow students.

Sep 04, 2020
Did My Boyfriend Do The Right Thing?
00:06:49

Susan’s boyfriend took her son’s girlfriend aside and called her “rude” after she complained about dinner.

Sep 04, 2020
Finding A Middle Ground With Mom
00:08:03

Melissa has a long history of poor communication and being unable to live up to her mom’s expectations.

Sep 03, 2020
Is My Husband Insensitive?
00:07:14

Megan unexpectedly lost her mother and she’s upset with her husband’s handling of the tragedy.

Sep 02, 2020
Why Am I Uncomfortable?
00:09:18

Dolo can’t put her finger on why she’s troubled with discomfort over the man she’s dating and sleeping with.

Sep 01, 2020
Grandma Is An Alcoholic
00:09:53

Nicholas is concerned for his mother’s relationship with her mom who has a terrible drinking problem.

Sep 01, 2020
The Inheritance Dilemma
00:06:04

Rose is due to inherit a large sum of wealth but fears her husband will blow through it as he did once before.

Aug 31, 2020
A Drunk Is Coming To My Celebration
00:04:14

Marissa doesn’t want her husband’s alcoholic friend attending their vow renewal but worries she’s asking too much.

Aug 28, 2020
I Worry About Divorce
00:06:24

Linda has been in a rotten marriage for over 3 decades but can’t find the strength to end it.

Aug 28, 2020
A Friend Shared My Tragedy
00:05:15

Connie is angry that her friend told others the details of her son’s death due to a heroin overdose.

Aug 28, 2020
I’m Upset By These Photos
00:05:48

Brianne is dating a man whose prior marriage ended. However, his mother continues to display pictures of his ex-wife around her home.

Aug 28, 2020
Can I Ask Him To Stop Complaining?
00:03:50

Laura’s husband is griping about visiting her family despite being given the option not to go.

Aug 27, 2020
Am I A Bad Therapist?
00:07:43

Victoria wonders if she’s doing more harm than good as a young psychotherapist.

Aug 26, 2020
“Side-Seat Driver”
00:03:03

Ken can’t understand why his wife declines to drive but when she’s in the passenger seat she’ll “do all the driving!”

Aug 25, 2020
My Husband Finds This Inappropriate
00:05:28

Amanda reconnected with an old friend who is engaged to be married. However, Amanda’s husband is bothered by this because he’s a man.

Aug 25, 2020
"A Sad Mommy Day”
00:03:41

Mallory is having a rough day as a mommy of a 2-year-old child and is quite upset.

Aug 24, 2020
I Was Laid Off, And Now They Want Me Back
00:04:00

Irene is being welcomed back by her old employer but she’s second-guessing taking the opportunity due to sadness and anger from being let go.

Aug 21, 2020
I’m Anxious In The Passenger Seat
00:06:23

Susanne finds herself facing the demon of anxiety driving across country with her husband behind the wheel.

Aug 21, 2020
My Overly-Helpful Mother-In-Law
00:04:24

Donna’s mother-in-law is running her over at the front door with shrimp cocktails and more!

Aug 21, 2020
I’m “Pissed” With This Obituary
00:02:44

Rebecca wants to know if she should pursue removing her adopted children’s name from their bio-dad’s obituary.

Aug 21, 2020
Can I Get My Granddaughter To Listen?
00:02:51

Gaile’s 23-year-old granddaughter, who she has raised, refuses to listen to her “words of wisdom.”

Aug 20, 2020
Bonus Episode: Meet Billy Flanigan!!
00:10:24

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 shutdown, he has cycled more than 4,200 miles through 16 states to put smiles on the faces of hundreds of friends and family with his special singing “Flanigrams.” What's one of Billy's favorite things to do while logging in all those miles? Listen to Dr. Laura on demand!!

Aug 19, 2020
“Why Is This Happening Now?!”
00:14:14

Molested at age five, Nicole now faces long-term damage as an adult.

Aug 19, 2020
My Child Is Having Troubling Thoughts
00:07:36

Brittany’s 4-year-old daughter has recently developed a habit of “bad thoughts” which she finds disturbing.

Aug 18, 2020
I’m Sad Saying Goodbye
00:07:39

Barbara finds herself in tears when heading home after visiting her adult children.

Aug 18, 2020
I Can’t Get Over The Pain and Loss
00:08:24

Mark came out to his parents 12 years ago and it instantly turned into them feeling bad for themselves ending their relationship.

Aug 17, 2020
I Don’t Like My Mom’s Decision Handling
00:07:48

Lisa’s 20-year-old daughter stayed with Grandma while attending school, but now she doesn’t want her to return. This is upsetting Lisa because of their past ...

Aug 14, 2020
I’m Distraught Over My Sister’s Condition
00:10:13

Donna is spiraling into emotional turmoil after speaking daily with her sister who suffers from alcohol-related dementia.

Aug 14, 2020
“Stop Whining, Start Living”
00:06:18

Chris thinks she’s having a hard time letting go of those who have done her wrong in life. Is that truly the case?

Aug 14, 2020
I Keep Thinking I’ll Lose My Baby
00:07:55

Anna previously miscarried and is frightened to lose yet another pregnancy.

Aug 14, 2020
Get Out Of My House!!
00:06:48

Mary’s brother continues to live in her basement despite being asked to leave.

Aug 13, 2020
Should I Send My Son Back To Private School?
00:04:49

Carla’s son has been failing his online studies finding himself 10 lessons behind due to an unmonitored distraction.

Aug 12, 2020
My Cousin Wants To Speak To Me - Part 2
00:05:53

Melissa updates Dr. Laura on what her cousin’s true intentions were after reaching out several years later.

Aug 11, 2020
My Cousin Wants To Speak To Me - Part 1
00:05:35

Melissa’s bad cousin is reaching out to her after they parted ways seven years ago. 

Aug 11, 2020
I Fear Cancer’s Return
00:10:10

Emily’s been in remission from breast cancer, but since her mom’s passing from lung cancer she’s scared it will recur. 

Aug 10, 2020
I Worry Too Much - Part 2
00:04:32

In the conclusion to this 2-part episode, Emily reveals how she was more focused on the symptoms vs. the core issue for her anxiety.

Aug 07, 2020
I Worry Too Much - Part 1
00:10:32

In the past year, Emily has been dealing with anxiety and assuming she’s offending others. 

Aug 07, 2020
My Husband Watches Pornography
00:03:10

Letty doesn’t know what to do with her husband of 25 years who’s been watching porn for 23 years of it! 

Aug 07, 2020
My Sister Is Still Rude!!
00:04:53

Butch donated a kidney to save his sister’s life but in turn she continues to be as mean as ever to him.

Aug 07, 2020
I’m Lonely!!
00:10:54

Ann’s divorced, her daughter has moved out, and she’s feeling really lonely now.

Aug 06, 2020