Family First

June 16, 2005

The Hidden Threats to Your Family

After spending more than two years working on his latest book, Family First, Dr. Phil shares his step-by-step plan for creating the phenomenal family everyone wants. "I know you have the love in your heart," says Dr. Phil. "Family First is the plan to live the love you feel and create a healthy and nurturing family."



Dr. Phil's Inspiration
Dr. Phil didn't have to look far to find a struggling family that desperately needed help.

 

 

 



See Dr. Phil's story.

 



Constant Tension
This couple's house is filled with verbal abuse, constant fighting, hitting, pushing, shoving, cussing " and they have four children under the age of 9!

 

 

 

 
This family needs a plan.

 



Where Chaos Reigns
Their family looks perfect on the outside, but behind closed doors it's in a constant state of chaos " disrespectful teens, constant arguing and non-stop stress.

 

 

 


See their story.

 



McGraw Family Traditions
Dr. Phil, Robin, Jay and Jordan share some of their family traditions that helped to create a rhythm in their home.
 

 

 


Find inspiration here.

 



DrPhil.com Exclusive
After the show, Dr. Phil takes questions from the audience. How did Dr. Phil keep from repeating his history? And, what if only one spouse wants to fix the family?

 

 

 

 
What you didn't see on TV.

 

 

Updates 

 

See Dr. Phil's follow-up.

How are they now?

 



Dr. Phil's Tip of the Day