Iyanla travels to Stockbridge, Georgia, to meet with local radio personality Sasha the Diva. After divorcing her first husband eight years ago, Sasha's then-9-year-old son, Dominique, became the main man in her life. In 2010, she met Kevin, a 42-year-old divorce, and married him nine months later. Now, her husband and son's volatile relationship is breaking the family apart. Iyanla calls Sasha and Kevin together to find out why Sasha won't allow Kevin to step in as a parent -- and why she's afraid Kevin is going to leave.
Jose Chavez tells Iyanla about his relationship with his biological father.
Iyanla brings three sisters together to heal after the death of their mother.
In Chicago, Iyanla works with Shannon, a 28-year-old crystal meth addict whose drug abuse has led to high-risk behavior, three overdoses and a dim outlook for his future. Before Shannon can get back on track, however, Iyanla must convince him to come clean to himself and his family about the full extent of his addiction.
Georgia radio personality Sasha the Diva has enlisted Iyanla's help in making peace between her new husband, Kevin, and her 17-year-old son, Dominique. In fact, Kevin and Dominique's relationship is so volatile that Kevin has left before. Watch as Iyanla aids an emotional Sasha in looking at the truth of the situation.
About breaking family patterns and how Kinsey can support the family.
Traci and Andre called Iyanla Vanzant for help because they thought their two children--24-year-old Jovan and 20-year-old Jazmin--were making life choices that are tearing the family apart and causing them serious health problems. Three years ago, Jovan came out to his parents and Andre has been struggling with the idea ever since. After two days with this family, Iyanla urges Andre and Jovan to finally have an honest discussion about Jovan's sexuality and what that reality means to both of them. Can this father and son begin to heal?
Iyanla isn't a nutritionist or a trainer, but she's working with the gospel group the Pace Sisters, a family of singers who struggle with obesity, to find out what they're really hiding behind the extra weight. Watch as she gathers the sisters together for a morning walk. Plus, June Pace Martin reveals why she felt like her life was over when she gained 40 pounds.
Football star Terrell Owens says the dark color of his skin drew teasing from other kids at school and in his neighborhood when he was growing up. In this online exclusive, watch as Terrell opens up to Iyanla about his realization that he sought artificial love to compensate for feeling 'dark and ugly.'
After meeting with producers at Chicago's Harpo Studios, Iyanla sits down in front of the camera to describe the type of stories she's looking for this season. If you've been wounded or damaged by the betrayal of a parent or loved one, Iyanla says, you could be a demonstration to the world of how to heal from this type of pain. Share your story today.
Iyanla Vanzant reveals how fear often gets in the way of female relationships.
Iyanla works with reality star Sheree Whitfield on her relationship with her ex-husband, former NFL player Bob Whitfield. Secrets are revealed and truths are uncovered as Iyanla helps the couple learn how to co-parent after their contentious divorce.
With a husband in pain and a wife without boundaries, this marriage is on the brink of divorce. Can Iyanla bring them together without tearing them apart?
Iyanla has traveled to Newark, New Jersey, to do the work with three fatherless sons and the man who made them that way. Thirty-three-year-old Isaam says he has spent years living in pain as a result of his distant relationship with his father, John. In the last two years, Isaam says, he hasn't seen his father, who lives only 15 minutes away. Watch as Isaam opens up to Iyanla about old wounds on the very porch where he used to sit as a child and wait for a father who often never showed.
Will, a restaurant owner in Maryland, has invited 14 members of his family, including nine children, to live in his home against the wishes of his wife of 34 years, Carrie. Carrie has reacted by lashing out with angry words and by abusing alcohol. Now, this couple is on the brink of divorce. Iyanla sits down with Will and brings him a special gift: a dead fish to show him how much it stinks when it rots, and that, just like a household, it rots from the head down. Watch as Iyanla delves deep with Will into the state of his family, how his own father's poor example has contributed to the situation, and what he can do to fix his family before it's too late.
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