A Mother Asks for Larry's Help With Her Troubled Twin Boys
& Couples Discuss When Intimacy Becomes a
Problem in Marriage
Today Larry deals with common problems
in today’s society: troubled families and
couples who lack intimacy in their marriages.
Meet today’s guests below:
Ever since Linda and her ex-husband
Mark, Sr., divorced a year ago, their twin boys
Matthew and Mark have consistently run away from
home, done drugs and performed poorly in school.
Now that she has custody, Linda says the boys
have stressed her out to the point where she feels
her health is at risk and that if they don’t
shape up soon, she’ll have to turn them
over to the state. Mark, Sr. wants to help but
says the boys are even more defiant to him than
their mother. Larry suggested the couple consider
reconciling despite Mark’s previous infidelity
for the sake of the children.
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Five years of marriage have not
lessened this couple’s feelings for each
other, but it has had an impact on their sex life.
Danette says Frank is not interested in having
sex with her, while Frank says that all of their
other issues keep them from having a healthy sexual
relationship. Among his worries are Danette’s
daily heavy drinking and her attentiveness to
her teen children. Larry advised Danette to step
back and assess her drinking problem so that she
can get help and move forward with her marriage
Though Todd and Landra are divorced,
they still live together to raise their children
and are deeply in love. However, Landra says that
she can’t keep up with Todd’s sexual
needs because her work and child-rearing schedule
tires her to the point of sexual complacency.
She also feels unattractive, having gained 50
pounds since the birth of their children.
Todd wants things to work but says he may have
to leave again if he and Landra can’t agree
on a sex life that satisfies them both. Larry
recognized their connection and said that all
hope is not lost – it is simply a matter
of riding out the storm and Landra working on
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