5/20/2013 6:00:00 AM
Lucas is in college, has never had friends or a girlfriend..... and likes it that way. He wants to live a solitary life, free from other people. His parents, on the other hand, want him to be social, have friends and even took him to a shrink to get things straightened out.
4/10/2013 6:00:00 AM
Saritha is a 39 year old married mother. Her sister is 34 and an unhappy wife who wants a divorce. Saritha does not want her sister to divorce, because she's afraid she will end up with the wrong guy. She is insisting her sister get pregnant to "heal" the marriage.
4/9/2013 6:00:00 AM
Jen is 34 and mother to two. Being raised as a Jehovah witness, she was ridiculed as a child. Her father was alcoholic and her mother ran off with another man, leaving her behind.
4/7/2013 6:00:00 AM
Elene traveled abroad at 17 and ended up marrying a foreigner. Her life changed at that moment – forever and for the worst. She shares her story, hoping to warn others to not be so trusting, and to think twice before making important decisions.
3/2/2013 6:00:00 AM
HS and her husband are going through a bitter divorce. He smokes marijuana and she doesn't. He used to blow pot smoke in her face while she slept to get her high.
2/28/2013 6:00:00 AM
Ashley is a 21 year old medical student. Her 23 year old cousin has been stalking her for the past five years, and she cannot make him stop.
2/7/2013 6:00:00 AM
Linell was married to a successful physician. He died and left her with enough money for a secure future for their daughter and herself. Their financial adviser of 7 years, however, persuaded her to invest in what she now knows was a ponzi scheme, and she lost it all. Everything.
2/1/2013 6:00:00 AM
Vaish's father is an abused husband who lives in another country, far away from his wife's wrath. Her husband is away for a month, and wanted her to stay with her mom. It's only been two days, and she's already been subjected to screaming outbursts and has even gotten scratched.
1/26/2013 6:00:00 AM
Al struggles with happiness. He's a successful orthodontist, has a lovely family, lives in a beautiful home, tries different hobbies whenever he pleases..... yet happiness eludes him.
1/23/2013 2:00:00 PM
Chanchal looks at her friends with envy, because their parents seem to love them more than her parents love her. She feels she didn't receive as much love, because her parents' careers kept them from home. She also feels lost and confused any time someone who is close to her leaves her life.
1/4/2013 2:00:00 PM
Anju is 25, and she and her husband live with her husband's parents. She asks where a husband's priorities should lie -- with his wife or with his mother?
12/24/2012 6:00:00 AM
Sana enjoyed life until she was 14 and her parents went abroad and left her behind. When they returned, she did not feel love from her father, so sought it elsewhere. When her father discovered she had a relationship with a low life man, it ripped him out of her life. Now at 21, they no longer talk.
12/18/2012 2:00:00 PM
Dina is 23, and three months ago her little brother died in a car accident. She took care of the arrangements as well as her mother and siblings during that rough time. Now she's depressed and anxious, fighting with her fiancé and doesn't feel like going to work.
12/11/2012 6:00:00 AM
Jan wrote to me a year ago regarding unresolved trust issues due to a childhood incident. During the past year, she has learned a priceless lesson on the value and importance of forgiveness -- not for the perpetrator, but for herself.
12/9/2012 6:00:00 AM
Toni is at a crossroads. Her future daughter-in-law confided in her that her father molested her when she was young, but she refuses to tell her future husband. Now they're going to have a family gathering -- with the father -- and she is very uncomfortable to be around him.
10/15/2012 2:00:00 PM
Nicole has had her friend live with her for the past three years so she'd feel safe. She's now ready to live alone, but doesn't want to hurt her friend's feelings. She wonders where will he go, since he has nothing but his clothes and a television.
10/11/2012 6:00:00 AM
Gaurav finds himself in a position he was not expecting. He's 29, and lost his job six months ago, with no new job in sight. He's depressed, as he must live with his parents.
10/7/2012 6:00:00 AM
Barbara's mother-in-law is making her life miserable. She spreads rumors about her to others via Facebook, refuses to acknowledge her new baby -- saying she will NEVER love him -- because she doesn't approve of his name, and when she takes their older boy for a few days, he is returned with a bad sunburn, cuts and bruises. She and her husband have now moved away due to this, but the in-law continues to relentlessly spread lies about her and the family on Facebook.
10/5/2012 2:00:00 PM
Scott is 25 and is consumed about sexual fantasies involving his mother. It has gotten to the point that he must fantasize about her in order to have sex with other women. He wonders if he's abnormal or mentally unstable and how he can control this.
10/3/2012 6:00:00 AM
Daisy is 22 and a third child. The first two were wanted, while she was a surprise. Her parents attempted to abort her, but she survived. She asks why God would allow this to happen, if children are gifts from God. I attempt to answer a very difficult question.
9/25/2012 6:00:00 AM
Nina is a nurse studying to become a Psych NP. She's the married mother of two, but hasn't been happy for the last couple of years. In a nutshell, she's networking to learn more about her passion -- medicine.
9/13/2012 2:00:00 PM
Safae is 19 and miserable. She's not as pretty as her sister or her cousin, and has never been on a trip. She spends her days in her room with her laptop, seeking others. She had an online relationship, but all the guy wanted to do was make love over the Internet. She asks for our advice.
9/10/2012 6:00:00 AM
Jerome is 18 and very concerned about his mom and his family. His dad keeps accusing his mother of looking at and talking to other men. He is relentless, even when the children can prove him wrong. He is wearing her down, and now the children are afraid their parents will split up. He wants to know how to fix his parents relationship.
9/2/2012 2:00:00 PM
Lisha is 46 and a mother of three. Successful yet confused, she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and had moments of intense energy and racing thoughts followed by bouts of depression. She's been in unhealthy relationships and now questions her judgment of the men she chooses. What do you think -- is there a way to make better life decisions when one has a mood disorder? Can medication allow a person to think more clearly or does it make that part worse?Everything else is good, she just wants better boyfriends.
8/19/2012 6:00:00 AM
Cathy's 47 year old husband died shortly after their horrific car accident. It's been a year and a half, but she is still feeling the survivor's guilt. When she does manage to have a fun day, she feels guilty that he's not there to share it with her. She is seeing a psychiatrist and social worker, but doesn't feel like she's making any progress. Do you have thoughts to share with her?