September 14, 2009
Dr. Phil's guests say they're at a crossroads in their relationship, and they're not sure if they should leave their spouses.
A Cry for Help
Amber says her husband, Chris, is mentally, emotionally and verbally abusive. She says he throws objects, curses at her and even locked her out of the house in the pouring rain! Chris admits that he has control issues but says Amber's insecurity is the real problem.
Trapped under One Roof
Melissa and her soon-to-be ex husband, Paul, live in different homes, but due to financial burdens, she's considering reconciling with him. The couple has three daughters, and they both say the cost of maintaining two households is overwhelming.