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Psychologist Dr. Clara Lora – “I Love My Boyfriend & I Love My Mother…How Do I Choose?”

QUESTION: For a couple of months I’ve been fighting a battle inside my head. I recently moved to a different state with my long-term boyfriend. Before I left, my mother’s husband tried to kill her. He did time in jail and she filed for divorce. She said she was happy that I moved because it […]

Psychologist Dr. Clara Lora – “My Boyfriend Is Threatening To Kill Himself Over Me”

QUESTION: I’m 18 and will be starting college this fall. My boyfriend of two years and I have had an on-again, off-again relationship for the last eight months. He is suicidal and he gets mad at me out of nowhere for stupid things. Then he calls me yelling and says he’s going to take his […]

Psychologist Dr. Clara Lora – “My Boyfriend Was Going To Propose To Me On V-Day But Broke Up With Me The Day Before.”

QUESTION: I was dating a marine and he broke up with me the day before Valentine’s Day. Little did I know he was going to propose to me on Valentine’s Day. I am so hurt because I thought everything was fine. But now it seems like he is playing me because he says he needs […]

Psychologist Dr. Clara Lora – “Why Is My Mother-In-Law Treating My Son Differently Than My Daughters?”

QUESTION: I am a mother of three – a beautiful 3-year-old boy and newly added 5-month-old twin girls. Before my girls were born, my son was everything to the whole family. He was the first grandson to be born to both my mother and my boyfriend’s side of the family. Thus, he was spoiled. Once […]

Psychologist Dr. Clara Lora – "Should I Tell My Children Their Father Is Dying?"

QUESTION: Hi. I just found out that my kid’s father (who I’ve been separated from for 8 years) has cancer. He won’t tell me what kind of cancer or how advanced it is. All he tells me is that he’s terminally ill, he’s dying and that it’s none of my business. My concern is our […]

Psychologist Dr. Clara Lora – "Should I Tell My Boyfriend That I Was Raped?"

QUESTION: Hello. I’m 23-years-old and I am a rape survivor. I was raped at the age of 16 and have gone through counseling. I am currently with the man of my dreams but he doesn’t know I was raped. I still have a hard time with large crowds without having my guard up. He jokes […]