Shows This Week
Monday - March 2, 2015
George says his estranged wife, Rachel, once was loving, fun and honest, but after 19 years and six children together, he claims she has become a liar, cheater and an unfit mother who puts boyfriends ahead of her kids’ needs. George claims Rachel has had sex with a boyfriend while their children were home, and on another occasion she even gave their youngest kids melatonin to make them sleep so she could go out partying — all of which Rachel denies. Rachel admits she had one affair during their marriage but claims it happened only after she discovered George had a girlfriend — and she blames him for neglecting her and their family. With a divorce imminent, the estranged couple face each other on Dr. Phil’s stage. How has their fighting affected their children? Don’t miss Dr. Phil’s advice and words of warning for the separated couple. Can they calm the chaos and learn to peacefully co-parent?
Tuesday - March 3, 2015
Ilene, 20, says her boyfriend of two years, Matt, 20, is destroying their relationship with his jealous and controlling behavior. She says he constantly accuses her of cheating on him, and nothing she has done to prove her faithfulness has eased his suspicions -- including quitting her job, deleting her social network profiles and passing a lie detector test. She says Matt’s lack of trust in her has turned to anger, and he often calls her demeaning names. She says he even cheated on her in retaliation and sent her an audio clip of the act. With a 1-year-old child together and another on the way, how can Ilene convince Matt she has been faithful? Matt admits he makes Ilene prove herself all the time but claims he is certain she has cheated -- and he even doubts that the baby she’s carrying is his. What’s behind Matt’s trust issues? Tune in to hear Dr. Phil’s theory. Can this relationship be saved?
Wednesday - March 4, 2015
Kristen, 22, says two years ago, she feels that she was manipulated into placing her newborn for adoption with her ex-stepfather, Adam, and his new wife, Stacy, who took her in while she was pregnant. Kristen says the two promised her she could be involved in the child’s life but claims they kicked her to the curb a week after her daughter was born, and she hasn’t seen the child since. She calls Stacy “evil” and “psycho crazy” — and even says she could have been drugged, because she says she has no recollection of signing the adoption papers. Adam and Stacy deny Kristen’s accusations and say she was in no way ready to care for a child — which is why they stepped up. They are adamant they followed the letter of the law and communicated openly with Kristen. Emotions run high when Dr. Phil brings everyone together in search of answers and a resolution to this adoption drama. Are Adam and Stacy freezing Kristen out? Has she given them reason to? And, is there any hope of fostering a peace moving forward? Plus, Kristen is now pregnant again — what are her plans for this baby?
Thursday - March 5, 2015
"My Daughter Hasn't Spoken to Me in 7 Years: What's Wrong with Her?"
Peggy says her daughter, Jen, 38, hasn’t spoken to her in seven years, and she has no idea why. She says she feels Jen owes her an apology for shutting her out -- but Jen insists it’s Peggy who should be apologizing! Jen claims Peggy was physically and emotionally abusive during her childhood and put drugs and men before her children. She calls Peggy a liar and a manipulator, and after decades of drama and pain, she says she simply had enough. Emotions run high when this mother and daughter face each other on Dr. Phil’s stage. Peggy admits she wasn’t always a stable parent but says Jen needs to stop punishing her for the past. Hear from Jen’s sister, Becky, who also was estranged from Peggy for a time -- why has she forgiven her mother? Plus, Peggy accuses Jen of alienating her from her 17-year-old granddaughter. What does her granddaughter say about Peggy? Don’t miss Dr. Phil’s advice for this fractured family. Can Jen and Peggy heal the wounds of the past and move forward?
Friday - March 6, 2015
“My Scheming, Lying, Swindling Sister”
Lisa says her half-sister, Sarah, is a sociopathic liar who is pushing her entire family away with her web of deceit, which includes forging checks and lying about the deaths of her father and brother. Sarah admits she has a problem, which has cost her every relationship she has ever had, but she says she still doesn’t know how to stop. Sarah’s family confronts her on Dr. Phil’s stage. How does she explain her choices? Could something in her past have triggered her behavior? Tune in to hear Dr. Phil’s advice for Sarah. How can she repair the damage she has caused and regain her family’s trust?
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