“Iyanla, Fix My Life” season 2, episode 12: “Fix My Fatherless Family” premieres on OWN, when brothers claim that their absentee father hid a secret for nearly 40 years.
This week, Iyanla travels to Newark, New Jersey, to work with three sons and their absentee father. Thirty-three-year-old Isaam says he has spent years living in pain as a result of his distant relationship with his father, John. In the last two years, Isaam says, he hasn’t seen his father, who lives only 15 minutes away. Watch as Isaam opens up to Iyanla about old wounds on the very porch where he used to sit as a child and wait for a father who often never showed up.
“Iyanla: Fix My Life” is the reality show you have never seen before. Iyanla Vanzant, accomplished author, inspirational speaker, talk show host and living testament to the value in life’s valleys and the power of acting on faith, goes behind closed doors and deep inside people’s lives for emotional, riveting conversations. Iyanla has had a unique life, filled with many personal struggles that she has overcome and used to become stronger. Now, she’s back, helping people fix their lives, using her past to help others’ futures. Secrets will be revealed, truths will be uncovered and emotions will come out as Iyanla teaches us how to pull back the curtain on what is broken in our lives.”
“Iyanla, Fix My Life” season 2, episode 12: “Fix My Fatherless Family” airs Dec. 14, at 10 p.m. on OWN. Check out a preview of the latest episode below.