5/21/2013 6:00:00 AM
Salimah's 17 year old daughter is going through severe depression. They tried a medication and a counselor, but she's still depressed. She used to be a very bright student, but now she doesn't care. She doesn't understand why; there's no reason her daughter should be depressed. Do you have something to offer this concerned mom?
5/15/2013 6:00:00 AM
Both Cristy and her husband are bipolar. She has suffered from delusions and manic spending sprees and is on disability. She and her husband have had their problems, but she worries that her 5 year old daughter might develop bipolar disorder, too. What do you think? Does having bipolar parents increase a child's chances of being bipolar?
5/11/2013 6:00:00 AM
Arlene has a 22 year old daughter. They've always had a strained relationship and she believes it because she spoiled her as a child. Now as an adult she does whatever, whenever, whoever.
5/4/2013 6:00:00 AM
Sheela, 20, misses the way her mom used to act, but ever since last year when her dad died, her mom has become very angry. She'll start shouting for no reason whatsoever and is just plain mean. She asks how she can get her old mom back.
4/30/2013 6:00:00 AM
R's 64 year old mom has always been nice and easy going. One day while in the car line to pick up her granddaughter from school, a teacher pointed her out and motioned to pull up to let traffic flow by. Her mom was furious she was the one targeted!
4/15/2013 6:00:00 AM
"Hurt Girlfriend", 30, has been with her 32 year old boyfriend for six years. He shuts himself from others, would rather masturbate than have sex and is unsympathetic to any problem she may have.
4/13/2013 6:00:00 AM
Victoria has recently divorced and moved in with her daughter and granddaughter. Her daughter acts bipolar and leaves periodically to take trips with men she met online. Often she's either on her computer for hours or sleeping all day. There's no structure or routine, and her granddaughter doesn't know why mom has no rules.
3/26/2013 6:00:00 AM
Gloria has a 12 year old son who used to be an A student at a private school. Due to the economy a couple of years ago the family lost their business, then their home when it went into foreclosure and eventually they had to move him into public school. Now he's making Cs and Ds and has anger problems.
3/24/2013 6:00:00 AM
Sophia's son was a straight A student and received a scholarship for college. He moved across the country to live with his dad, however, and started getting into trouble. Now his dad has kicked him out of the house, he's no longer in school, doesn't work, rides a bike and is lucky if he gets a weekly bath.
3/15/2013 6:00:00 AM
Jennifer's 16 year old daughter is refusing to do homework, and is dressing like a street walker, smoking and drinking. She even created a facebook page and posted half naked pictures of herself.
2/25/2013 6:00:00 AM
Sandra is not sure what to do. She has been happily married for six years to a wonderful man, even though she has caught him lying and cheating in the past. For the past several months, her teenage daughters' panties have gone missing, forcing her to buy more, which also went missing. Her husband "found" them, in a zip lock bag under a couch cushion.
2/19/2013 6:00:00 AM
Judy is 22 and in love. She has been in a relationship for a year, seven of them long distance. Not only is she afraid to tell the parents about the boyfriend, but she plans on moving to his country soon.
2/17/2013 6:00:00 AM
Stacey and her boyfriend have been together almost three years and lived together for 18 months. His mother has never cut the cord, and she's tired of her coming to visit and disrespecting HER home. Her boyfriend is caught in the middle, and the last time she visited they all ended up fighting.
2/11/2013 6:00:00 AM
Melissa and her father have been at odds for years. She tells it like it is and is very upfront confronting issues, while he is very secretive. He also drinks too much. He never owns up to his own problems, and prefers to make her the scapegoat -- for everything!
2/9/2013 6:00:00 AM
Brooke and her mom have not exactly gotten along for the past several years. Her mom has been in a long distance relationship with a guy who recently visited. Mom asked Brooke to email him the photos from his trip which she did. Suddenly Mom is accusing her of stealing her boyfriend!
2/5/2013 6:00:00 AM
Anna's father always told her she wasn't good enough, that she was a loser and constantly negatively compared her to others her age. Of course, she now thinks she's not good enough for anything.
2/4/2013 6:00:00 AM
Sarah divorced her husband 10 years ago. She and her husband had the two girls 50/50. When her oldest daughter turned 16 she chose to live with dad. She treated her the way her dad treated her, too, yelling, swearing and throwing objects at her.
1/22/2013 6:00:00 AM
Ania's daughter was arrested for drunk driving when she had an accident whith her two babies in the car. Now she has custody of her grandchildren, and they're both in extensive therapy. Despite this, the granddaughter is showing signs of following in her mother's footsteps and is already a pathological liar.
1/21/2013 6:00:00 AM
Betsey's father-in-law is unwelcome at family gatherings because of bigoted remarks he's made way in the past. One of his sons advised Betsey not to invite him to her daughter's wedding. She didn't, but when she received a Christmas card from him, she returned the gesture, and included an update letter which mentioned both the wedding and the fact that he's now a great grandfather. Her brother-in-law is now angry with her.
1/10/2013 2:00:00 PM
T is 19, and is from a financially strapped family. She's never gone out to movies with friends, or done anything that costs money. Since her parents couldn't afford much, she considers herself a miser and saves every penny.
1/9/2013 6:00:00 AM
Tia has been verbally and physically abused by her mother for years. She has been having thoughts of harming her mom to make it stop.
12/28/2012 6:00:00 AM
Divye is distraught. She loves and has a natural talent for physics and math, and wants to be an engineer. Her parents, however, insist she go to medical school even though she cannot memorize facts easily and hates biology.
12/19/2012 6:00:00 AM
Elizabeth is concerned about her 64 year old mother. She can't remember anything, has the same conversation several times a day, forgets what TV she's watched after 10 minutes, forgets how to pay bills and even forgets her grandchildren's names.
12/14/2012 2:00:00 PM
"Worried Mother" is very concerned about her son's choice of girlfriend. She's overbearing, manipulative and controlling, and most likely has Borderline Personality Disorder. She and her family have a stranglehold over him. She wants to blame the two high school years when he lived with his father for this weakness, because.... what else could it be?
12/13/2012 6:00:00 AM
FG admits to be a controlling mother who made decisions for her son. Now her son is away at college, but she's upset because his girlfriend is ALSO controlling and is making decisions for him -- and they're bad decisions! They're sacrificing plenty to send him to an out of state college, and now he's moving out of the dorm into an expensive apartment because that's what the girlfriend says.