6/16/2013 6:00:00 AM
"Concerned Dad" who has a 6 year old son just had a run in with his 40 year old neighbor, who accused the boy of wanting to go into the woods to "play boyfriend and girlfriend" with his 6yo daughter. The boy denies it all and a next door adult backs up his innocence. Now everyone is up in arms, shouting, screaming, accusing.
6/5/2013 6:00:00 AM
Megan has a 30 year old son who just started a new relationship with a woman she doesn't like. They dated in high school, and two days after her son gave her a Christmas present, she dumped him!
5/28/2013 6:00:00 AM
He has been diagnosed with severe depression, and is now in a facility receiving the help he desperately needs. I talk to him and visit him every day, as does his father and sisters. When he is released, will he be coming home to stay? What do we as a family need to expect? Will the staff at the hospital release him with a plan?
5/27/2013 6:00:00 AM
Tracie is very concerned about her 20 year old son. He began abusing drugs as a senior in high school, and now he is emaciated and has a constant blank stare. His doctor has not been able to find a psychiatrist who is still taking patients and her son has lost his university scholarship. Now she isn't sure how to proceed. Do you have suggestions for her?
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.