Iyanla Vanzant, Dr. Steve Perry and Geoffrey Canada follow up their emotional special on fatherless sons with an equally relevant look at “daddyless” daughters. Watch as Vanzant, Perry and Canada discuss how promiscuity is often an act of violence against oneself. “Often when we look at young girls who are dealing with pain, we think of self-mutilation as the cutting, and all that,” says Dr. Perry. “That, too. But the self-mutilation of allowing someone to physically enter you is — and knowing that you don’t care about yourself enough to say — that at least you have to have something.”
Do you agree with Dr. Perry? Is promiscuity an act of self-mutilation? Watch Oprah’s Lifeclass on Fatherless Daughters this Sunday, July 14 at 9pm EST to find out more.