Preloading

The Breaking Point for One Mother of Jay's Children

Season 3 Episode 309
Aired on 09/27/2014 | CC tv-14
For more than a decade, Charmaine was involved in a roller-coaster relationship with Jay, the biological father of 34 children with 17 different women. She is the mother of three of Jay's sons (ages 12, 11 and 5) and was pregnant with her youngest child at the same time as two other mothers of Jay's children.

Now, Charmaine says she doesn't want to be with Jay, but Iyanla wants to know how she got to three children. "At what point do you say no?" Iyanla asks.

"When I had nothing else," Charmaine says. "Nothing else for myself, to give to my children, my friends." When she was with Jay, Charmaine says, even her family began to judge her.

Watch as Iyanla encourages Charmaine to speak the truth and share the source of her family's shame.

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