The R Spot with Iyanla

Each week, New York Times best-selling author and famed spiritual life coach, Iyanla Vanzant, invites callers to share their personal relationship issues during live sessions to help inspire, grow and guide them and other listeners to “do the work” toward healing.

00:41:55 2022-12-07
This week, two callers have set themselves up for experiencing exactly what they don’t want in their relationships. One caller is dating a man who has a son, while she doesn’t ever want children – yet she believes the issue is with her partner. The ...
00:36:33 2022-11-30
Two callers this week believe their problems are in their current situations – one who is a self-proclaimed people pleaser, and the other, a returning caller who can’t seem to make progress in fixing her life. However, Iyanla notices that they’re bo...
00:35:11 2022-11-23
Iyanla believes that a betrayal of trust by a family member can be one of the most difficult relationships to heal from, but also one of the most beneficial. And two callers this week have detailed stories of betrayal to share on their paths toward healin...
00:35:55 2022-11-16
Iyanla takes a look at the other side of the parent/child relationship, with two callers whose mothers still treat them like children. The first caller feels like he had to become the emotional support for his mother after his father died, which created a...
00:36:34 2022-11-09
Iyanla classifies a relationship as lasting for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. In this week’s episode, callers share stories of returning to a relationship for a second (or third, or fourth) time – something Iyanla calls “Double Dipping.” One ...
00:29:28 2022-11-02
This week’s callers think there are no more good, single men out there. One woman is only attracting men who take and never give in the relationship, and now she measures her relationships as a transaction. Then, the second caller believes she’ll neve...
00:37:28 2022-10-26
What people experience as a child can have resonating ramifications for how they develop into adulthood. Two callers this week are working through their childhood traumas. One woman keeps having flashbacks to degrading and mean comments her mother made wh...
00:33:25 2022-10-19
After 12 years of marriage, one woman is on the verge of divorce because her husband continues to spend time with an ex and many female “friends”, which he refuses to let her meet. Another caller’s boyfriend left him when he didn’t lose the weight...
00:25:19 2022-10-12
With the intention of bringing a family back together, one woman is trying to bridge the estranged relationship between her boyfriend and his daughter. The problem is: her boyfriend never asked for help. Then, Iyanla’s second caller is frustrated when h...
00:37:44 2022-10-05
In a mental-health-conscious episode, one caller recently moved in with their now-adult son after a crisis, and is struggling to live together without treating him like a child. Another caller suddenly became a guardian to her grandchildren after a heartb...
00:34:12 2022-09-28
Blindsided by a sudden breakup shortly after closing the gap on a long distance relationship, one caller is left heartbroken and confused by the continued mixed messages. Another caller is certain her masculine energy is preventing her from attracting the...
00:31:24 2022-09-21
Iyanla often says that if you are emotionally untrusting, you will attract emotionally untrust-worthy people, and that couldn’t be more true for both of her callers today. The first caller is dating a married man and is unsure if she should end the rela...
00:27:08 2022-09-14
Two callers believe they know what’s wrong in their relationships, but Iyanla thinks otherwise. One woman feels betrayed by her husband when he chooses his mother and other women over her, even right after she gave birth to their child. The second calle...
00:34:36 2022-09-07
Just because there isn’t money or children involved doesn’t mean that a friendship is any easier of a relationship. In an episode devoted to friend relationships, two callers are under constant fear that they’ll suddenly lose their friends. The firs...
00:33:56 2022-08-31
Callers this week are feeling unfulfilled in their romantic relationships, but can’t get up the courage to make a change despite clear issues. Iyanla shares a story of a hound dog that has a deeper message that may help these callers make a decision wit...
00:30:27 2022-08-24
Ending a relationship can be a difficult process at its best, or a painful experience at its worse. This week’s callers discuss the difficulties in their relationships, from cheating to violating boundaries and the challenges in breaking up. Iyanla guid...
00:28:02 2022-08-17
Two callers seek Iyanla’s guidance on navigating their relationships with their husbands, each for very different reasons: Diane’s husband had a stroke and now she is the primary caregiver, and Maggie’s lost trust in her husband after a financial lo...
00:34:33 2022-08-10
After sharing news about her relationship with her daughter, Iyanla invites two callers to examine their desire to cut their mothers out of their lives. What may seem like an easy way to move on turns into an exercise in forgiveness and the recognition of...
00:38:18 2022-08-03
In this empowering first episode of The R Spot Iyanla talks to Ms. E., a breast cancer survivor struggling with body image post mastectomy. Worried about how a new suitor may react to her altered body, Ms. E.’s love life has been non-existent since her ...
00:02:33 2022-07-19
Shondaland Audio and iHeartRadio present: The R Spot with Iyanla. Each week, New York Times best-selling author and famed spiritual life coach, Iyanla Vanzant, invites callers to share their personal relationship issues during live sessions to help inspir...