Zip Code:
  
Provider Type:
Provider:
        Listings:
          SHOW

          Relationship Surprises

          December 24, 2009

          You may think you know your loved ones, but could they be hiding a secret that would shock you? Dr. Phil’s guests reveal their personal stories about coming to terms with their sexuality and how it affects their loved ones.

           

          Dr. Phil polls the audience about a common relationship surprise: Infidelity. Elizabeth Edwards forgave her politician husband, John, after he cheated and reportedly fathered a child. Would you be able to do the same?

           

          “A Chain Reaction of Honesty”

          A high-profile news anchor with a successful 20-year career in television, Jane Valez-Mitchell, had a lot to lose when she decided to stop hiding and reveal her secrets. Her new book, iWant, chronicles her struggles with alcoholism and sexual identity and her triumphs in opening up. Plus, Jane’s boyfriend of more than a decade gives insight into their relationship before Jane got honest. 

           

          “I couldn’t hide behind a bottle of chardonnay anymore.” 

           


           

          Second Thoughts

          Barbara knew she was a lesbian at the age of 13. At 39, she decided to have a child using in vitro fertilization. During her pregnancy, Barbara says she suddenly had sexual urges for men. Her baby is now 5 months old, and Barbara says she is confused about her sexuality for the first time in her life.

           

          What is behind her shift in sexuality? 

           


           

          Just Another Teen Fad?

          Meeka is a mother who was shocked when her 16-year-old daughter claimed to be bisexual. Meeka says she’s disgusted and wonders if it’s just another teen fad. She joins the show via telephone. 

           

          Could she be harming her daughter by not supporting her sexual identity?

          Be on the Show

          Need Dr. Phil’s Help?

          Share your story for a chance to be on the show!

          Related Resources

          Dr. Phil’s wardrobe by:
          GLENN LAIKEN
          Knoxville, Tennessee
          GlennLaiken.com

          Tell Us Your Story

          Be on the Show! Text “PHIL” to 88500
          Be on the Show

          Is a Narcissist Ruining Your Life?

          Do you suspect your partner/ family member to be a narcissist? Do they behave in a way that leaves you confused, distressed and fearful?

          Be on the Show

          Know A Police Officer Making A Difference?

          Do you know a police officer or department that is making a real difference in their community?

          Be on THE DOCTORS

          Is Your Relationship in Crisis? Want Help?!

          Did you used to have a passionate romantic relationship/marriage that is now falling apart? Share your story with The Doctors.

          Be on the Show

          I’m Living a Nightmare!

          Do you feel your problems have no end? Do you want to move on but you can’t?

          Be on the Show

          At War with Mom?

          Do you feel she is your worst enemy? Can you not believe you are related to someone you dislike so much?

          Be on THE DOCTORS

          Are You Getting Body Shamed?

          Do you want to confront someone who is negatively commenting on your appearance?

          Help & Resources

          Find Treatment Centers and Therapists!

          Check out the mental health treatment programs that have assisted Dr. Phil guests.

          Feeding America

          Learn how you can help feed a child this summer.

          Be on the Show

          Have a Story Dr. Phil Won’t Believe?

          Want to appear on Dr. Phil? Text PHIL to 88500

          Simple Share Buttons
          Simple Share Buttons