April 28, 2017
Cherie says she recently learned that her husband, Terry, has been unfaithful throughout their 11-year relationship. She says he’s cheated on her with numerous women, including having a 15-year on-and-off affair with one woman who claims Terry is the father of her child. Desperate to save her marriage, Cherie turned to Dr. Phil for help.
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Terry, who admits he has had multiple affairs, says he is ready to change his behavior and remain faithful to his wife.
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In the video above, Dr. Phil offers each of them advice.
“I don’t believe that he’s being honest with you yet, at all,” he says to Cherie. “I believe that he is still trying to manipulate the situation.”
To Terry, Dr. Phil says, “I think you are extremely immature. And one of the things we know about immaturity is they tend to lack empathy.”
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Dr. Phil says he is willing to offer Terry help for his behavior. “It is a high-risk proposition, and you need to go into it with your eyes wide open,” he tells Cherie, adding that after six-to-eight weeks working with a therapist, she will know if Terry is really ready to change his behavior.
This episode of Dr. Phil airs Friday. Watch more here.
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