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          What's Behind Our Choices?

          July 31, 2003

          To change your life, you have to understand what motivates your choices. Find out how you make the critical choices that you do.

          Gastric Bypass Surgery
          Chaunna weighs 304 pounds. She’s tried dieting and says the weight just won’t come off. Is her only choice a risky surgical procedure?


          An “Open” Relationship
          Nicole keeps choosing to stay with a man who insists on dating other women. “It makes me wonder if I’m good enough for anybody,” she says.


          A Child’s Death
          Harry is struggling with a parenting decision he made ” a choice that he thinks may have contributed to his son’s death.

          View their stories and Dr. Phil’s response.


          Try the exercises in Self Matters and the Self Matters Companion to better understand who you are and the choices you make.

          Tell Us Your Story

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          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?

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          Know A Police Officer Making A Difference?

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

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          I’m Living a Nightmare!

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

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          Is Your Man Sexist?

          Do you feel like you’re a slave to your husband or boyfriend?

          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.

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          Have a Story Dr. Phil Won’t Believe?

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