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Oprah Winfrey and Iyanla Vanzant speak with single mothers raising fatherless sons, and help them to overcome the challenges of being an only parent.
After Tanya split with her ex, she was left to raise their two sons on her own. Tanya says she worries most about her 17-year-old son, L.J., who, she says, has shut down emotionally. Now, L.J. stands tall and reveals how he really feels about not having his father in his life.
There are approximately 10 million single mothers raising children in the United States, many of whom have unresolved issues with their exes. Iyanla Vanzant says there are three things every single mom should keep in mind when dealing with the father of her children.
Roland Warren of the National Fatherhood Initiative says there is one way single mothers can ensure financial assistance from an ex. Watch as Roland shares crucial advice. Plus, find out why Roland and Iyanla Vanzant say the heart is the key.
Kim, the single mother of a 6-year-old son, admits that she makes up excuses for her son's father whenever he doesn't call or disappoints their son. Watch as Iyanla Vanzant and Roland Warren, board member of the National Fatherhood Initiative, explain why you can't love someone without being truthful with him. Plus, Roland lays out the three things that all good fathers do.
Tara says that like many single moms in America, she tries to be both the mother and father to her two sons. Despite Tara's best efforts, Jordan, her 21-year-old son, says his mom can't teach him how to be a man, but she can teach him how to love. Watch as Jordan shares a powerful personal revelation.
It's the topic Iyanla Vanzant says she's most wanted to tackle on 'Oprah's Lifeclass.' According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 24 million children are living in homes without their biological fathers. Now, with the help of Roland Warren from the National Fatherhood Initiative, Oprah and Iyanla are starting a national conversation. Watch to find out the role a father should play in his son's life, and hear why Roland says fatherless sons are left with a 'hole in their soul the size of their father.'
Dwayne is a father who walked away from his family because he didn't feel he was the man he wanted to be for them. To make amends, Iyanla Vanzant says he needs to stop living in his head and connect with his heart. Watch as Iyanla uses a powerful exercise to help Dwayne reconcile his situation.
During a special two-hour 'Oprah's Lifeclass,' Iyanla meets a fatherless son who isn't sure he wants a relationship with his father; however, he is a hundred percent sure he wants a relationship with his ideal vision of that man. Watch to find out why Iyanla says not to let the heartbreak of a little boy drive present-day relationships.