Iyanla says the master bedroom is the 'suite of hard conversations.' While working with Felisha and Don, a couple whose past mistakes have created distance and resentment in their marriage, Iyanla asks them to demonstrate how they get into bed each night. Watch what happens and find out why Iyanla believes literally turning your back to your spouse is a powerful statement.
For the first time, 63-year-old John has come face-to-face with his three sons, who want to have an honest conversation about why he wasn't there for them growing up and how to resolve the broken trust between them. As the conversation proceeds, John gets emotional, and Iyanla reminds him about the true purpose of the reunion. Watch what happens as the conversation continues.
For decades, John, now 63, broke promises to his three sons, lied to them and often disappeared from their lives. Though he cannot change the past, he can choose to change these relationships moving forward. Watch as his sons ask for what they want from their father, and see what happens when Iyanla walks all the men through a sacred cleansing ceremony. Plus, get an update on how they are doing today.
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.
Felisha asked Iyanla to help her and her husband, Don, to work through lingering resentments that have developed as a result of health problems, a car accident and Don's online emotional affair. While doing the work, Felisha confessed to Iyanla that she had a one-time physical affair. Now, Felisha has decided to tell her husband. Watch their emotional exchange.
Iyanla has traveled to Newark, New Jersey, to do the work with three fatherless sons and the man who made them that way. For decades, Juba, Chon and Isaam have tried to mend their relationship with their father, John, who often disappeared for years at a time. After John suffered a stroke, he decided it was time to mend his relationships. See what happens when his sons reveal that they didn't believe at first that John even had a stroke, because of his many past lies, and watch as John confronts the pain he has caused his boys.
After taking her younger sister Geneva into her home and raising her like a daughter, Barbara says, Geneva had two children with Barbara's boyfriend. Iyanla is in San Antonio to help each of these women to finally hear the other sister's side of the story. During their discussion, the life coach encourages Geneva to share her experiences and disappointments with Barbara for the first time. Watch what happens when Geneva opens up, and find out why Iyanla says Barbara can't make Geneva's story about herself.
It's a conflict decades in the making as Iyanla confronts sisters in total breakdown.
Iyanla travels to Texas to work with Janetria and O.J., a couple who have been locked in an abusive marriage for years and didn't realize it. After asking O.J. to leave the house, Iyanla sits down with Janetria to find out why she's stayed in the marriage. Watch as Iyanla helps Janetria face the truth about her relationship and the impact it's having on her children.
Iyanla is in Texas to deliver a wake-up call to O.J. and Janetria, a couple in an abusive marriage. As O.J. attends an intervention group for domestic abusers, Iyanla shares her own survival story with Janetria. Watch as Iyanla reveals how she escaped an abusive relationship.
Iyanla is in Chicago supporting Shannon, a 28-year-old crystal meth addict, who is on the path to sobriety. For years, Shannon's family has supported him financially, which Iyanla believes may have prevented him from taking responsibility and getting clean. Iyanla meets the family at their hotel in Chicago to help them see how they might be enabling him. Watch as Iyanla explains that Shannon is using crystal meth to cover up pain from his past, telling the family a hard truth about his addiction.
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.'
According to Iyanla Vanzant, 'relationships are the playing field of life.' She says NFL player Terrell Owens is currently 'a man down on every single field of his life,' financially, emotionally and spiritually. To help him rebuild, Iyanla meets him first thing in the morning on his own turf at his high school football field in Alexander City, Alabama. To show him the responsibility he needs to take, Iyanla throws flags on the field representing the various penalties he is currently facing. Watch what happens during this healing exercise.
Iyanla sits with Carissa, Mia and Crystal to address feelings of abandonment.
Amy and her ex-husband, Rich, reveal whether they can move forward.