June 26, 2009
America is teeming with people who are frustrated over rising unemployment, lack of affordable health care and mounting foreclosures. Dr. Phil talks to children who say they are silently shouldering their mother's rage.
Kids Caught in the Crosshairs?
Dr. Phil meets with two sets of siblings " sisters Kelsey, 12, and Courtney, 13; and sister and brother Skyler, 17, and Shane, 15 " who say their mothers' anger has them walking on eggshells.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Dr. Phil sits down with Kelsey and Courtney's mom, Lisa, alone. Lisa says her Jekyll-and-Hyde personality causes her to verbally attack her daughters. Find out what makes both girls break down.
Mom on the Verge
Skyler and Shane's mother, Shawnda, says she's on edge every day and fears that rage is slowly killing her. She says she cusses like a sailor in the home and calls her children "bitch" and "retard." Dr. Jim Sears, renowned pediatrician and co-host of the hit show The Doctors weighs in.