November 20, 2008
Donna says Jake’s abusive temper has crippled their 20-year marriage. One argument escalated into a wild, gun-waving confrontation.
Love is a Battlefield
The couple admits they’ve been fighting for the last five years over who is in control. And, Jake wonders if Donna is in the marriage for him, or for his money.
The couple often battles over the way Donna parents their 7-year-old twin daughters. Jake says she is cold and refuses to show them affection. And, Jake’s stepdaughter, Lyndsey, weighs in. Whose side is she on?
“The babies were always left home with the nanny or the maid.”
On the verge of divorce, with 20 years and seven children hanging in the balance, can Dr. Phil help Jake and Donna get their relationship back on track?