August 12, 2003
A drug addict, a shoplifter, a cheater, and a mom who’s kept a secret from her daughter all come clean with Dr. Phil, saying they can’t live their secret lives any longer.
“Nicole” is four-months pregnant and is addicted to painkillers. She fears her husband will leave her if he finds out, and she worries that she could harm her unborn child.
A Shoplifting Grandma
“Angela” secretly shoplifts everything from T-bone steaks to ceiling fans and 8×10 rugs. She calls in for Dr. Phil’s advice.
An Internet Affair
When Jodi discovered that her mom, Charlene, was having an Internet affair, she confronted her. Their family was torn apart.
A Family Secret
Sheila has been keeping a secret from her daughter for 29 years. She says she can’t live the lie any longer and is ready to come clean with the person she loves most.