Dr. Phil Family Returns: Divorce and Custody, Part 2

November 16, 2009

Alexandra opens up and shares her feelings about her boyfriend, Anthony, and her strained relationship with her mother, Erin. After nearly a year of marriage, Alex is ready to end her union with Chris. He responds to Alex's allegations and Dr. Phil's tough questions.


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  • Find out the qualities Alex looks for in a man. Read her blog.
  • Erin reflects on her daughter, Alex, as a parent on her blog.



    Chris' Side of the Story
    Chris and Erin join Dr. Phil onstage. Alex says that Chris has shoved and hit her during their relationship. Now Chris addresses those charges. And, Dr. Phil has tough questions for the young man. Why does he say he's fit to be a father to Leilah? 




    "How do we know that you're not going to make that same mistake again?"



    Tough Questions for Alex

    Alex returns to the studio, and Dr. Phil drills down to determine if she's ready to step up and be a mother to her children. Is Alex willing to do what it takes to gain the custody of her children?




    "That has to be your number one priority."



    Estranged Relationship

    Katherine shares her thoughts about her sister's current situation. And, Erin joins Alex and Dr. Phil onstage. Find out what Alex wants from her mother and if Erin is willing to provide it.




    An emotional moment between mother and daughter.



    Moving Forward

    Dr. Phil tells Alex what she must do to become a fit mother in the eyes of the court. And, Alex shares her honest emotions with the audience.





    "It takes a lot of guts for somebody to come out here and have their peers judge them."



    After the Show
    Chris shares his candid thoughts about Alex and her behavior.





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