After doing the work with Andre and April, a married couple from Charlotte, North Carolina, Iyanla introduces an exercise to help them reconnect in a way they never have before. See what Iyanla does and hear why the life coach is putting them on a 60-day probation. Plus, find out how Andre and April are doing today.
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 San Antonio to meet two sisters in crisis, Barbara and Geneva. Barbara grew up affluently with her aunt and uncle. Geneva was raised by their mother in poverty. At 17, Barbara invited her younger sister to come live with her, but a rift formed between the sisters after Barbara learned Geneva was sleeping with Barbara's boyfriend, who fathered two of Geneva's four children. Now, Iyanla wants to get to the root of their long-standing issues. Watch as Iyanla asks Barbara a key question about her time with Geneva: 'What did you teach her about being a woman?'
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.
Iyanla has traveled to San Antonio to meet two sisters in crisis, Barbara and Geneva. Barbara grew up affluently with her aunt and uncle. Geneva was raised by their mother in poverty. At 17, Barbara invited her younger sister to come live with her, but a rift formed between the sisters after Barbara learned Geneva was sleeping with Barbara's boyfriend, who fathered two of Geneva's four children. Now, Iyanla wants to get Geneva's side of the story. Watch as she shares a family secret with Iyanla and opens up about what her sister taught her about being a woman.
During their time together, feuding sisters Geneva and Barbara have come a long way. Still, Iyanla hopes they can move past the miscommunications that caused their breakdown. Watch as they apologize to one another for past mistakes, and see how a foot-washing ceremony with Geneva's daughter Antoinette helps cleanse the negativity and clear a path for better relationships. Plus, get an update on how Geneva and Barbara are doing today.
It's a conflict decades in the making as Iyanla confronts sisters in total breakdown.
Iyanla is doing the work with Shannon, a 28-year-old crystal meth addict, and his family. Now, Shannon and his family are meeting face-to-face to expose the secrets that are feeding his addiction so the entire family can move forward and begin healing. Watch their emotional conversation.
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.
Shannon, who grew up in a middle-class suburb of Ohio, had his first experience with crystal meth at age 16. His habit worsened after he moved on his own to Chicago. Today, this 28-year-old student is battling a full-blown addiction. Watch as Iyanla gets to the root of Shannon's drug use and challenges him to get help.