Starting Over

Season 3 Episode 98

Dealing with Addictions

0
Aired Weekdays 10:00 AM Feb 21, 2006 on
N/A
out of 10
User Rating
0 votes

EPISODE REVIEWS
By TV.com Users

Write A Review

Episode Summary

EDIT
Dealing with Addictions
AIRED:
Todays episode focused mainly on three of the housemates. Iyanla met with Lisa, to discuss the letters she had to write and send to her family. She had to admit that she was living in a fairy tale, and that she, indeed was the villian. She spoke with Iyanla about it, and Iyanla had her repeat it to Jill, the admission that she had been living in denial, as a villian. Iyanla arranged for two poets to stop in and talk to Lisa. They were a married couple, and they went over some exercises on how to be heard, the end result being that Lisa pubicly spoke of her problems in front of a crowded restaurant, and housemates. The housemates were impressed with her progress, especially Kim, who even managed some tears. Jodi met with Iyanla next, the topic was to be about weight loss. The stories came out about binging and purging with a high school friend, and how she was bullemic for some time. Then the topic shifted to her abortion. She felt that gaining wait was her punishment for aborting her child. Iyanla suggested writing a letter to the unborn, Jodi started one. Iyanla also suggested that Jodi keep a poster on the fridge, with a chart of feelings, to make sure she wasnt eating out of emotion, just hunger, Jodi agreed. christie called her ex, Justin, even though she is trying to cut all ties from him. She cites lonliness as the reason, yet she is surrounded by people. She later meets with Rhonda, & tells her that she had been thinking about having a drink. Rhonda refers her to a self-help group, different from the 12 step program. Christie went, but was unimpressed, because she felt those in attemndance were above being addicts. Rhonda shows her that she is just trying to block recovery, and questions her intent. All in all, a great episode, lots of intregal pieces to this puzzle of healing. Jill frets, no word yet from Lisa since she left the house. Same behavior, different day, typical Lisa.moreless
Saturday
No results found.
Sunday
No results found.
Monday
No results found.

Episode Discussion

Join the discussion of this episode Episode Discussion

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

See All Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions Trivia & Quotes

Season 3 Episodes

See All
Ep 161
Starting Over Farewell
Ep 160
Christie's Successful C...
Ep 159
A Reunion for Jill
Ep 158
Antonia's Joyful Day
Ep 157
Mountain of Obstacles
Ep 156
Commitment
Ep 155
Sommer's Triumph
Ep 154
Are You the Gift?
Ep 153
Joy in the Journey
Ep 152
What Do You Want?
Ep 151
How Are We Welcomed
Ep 150
Demonstrating the Change
Ep 149
Tools for Self Sufficiency
Ep 148
The Game of Life
Ep 147
Still Running
Ep 146
Sexuality
Ep 145
When A Woman Beats Herself
Ep 144
Reunited At Last
Ep 143
Run for Change
Ep 142
Nothing in Life is Free
Ep 141
All Tangled Up
Ep 140
Guess Who's Back
Ep 139
Goodbye Kim
Ep 138
Givers and Takers
Ep 137
Piece of Mind
Ep 136
Charge Into the Future
more
  • 8:00 pm
    Training Day Sunset
    NEW
    CBS