Zip Code:
  
Provider Type:
Provider:
        Listings:
          SHOW

          1,000 Lies and Counting: A Husband Who Can't Tell the Truth

          July 20, 2015

          Melisa claims her estranged husband, Chris, is a pathological liar, and she is fed up with his behavior. Chris admits he has a problem with telling the truth and says he wants to change — does he really? With a young child together and a baby on the way, can this marriage be saved?


          More than 16 million kids in the United States are at risk for hunger each day. Fortunately, you can help. Visit Feeding America to find your local food bank. And, help Dr. Phil raise enough money for 10 million meals. Donate today!



          A Problem with Lying

          “If I could guess how many times Chris has lied to me over five years, you would laugh,” Melisa says. She says Chris lies about everything — from small things, like what he had for lunch, to elaborate lies, like posing as an airline pilot so he could view a luxury home. “Another lie was when he got fired,” she says. “This was his most recent job. There was a period when I didn’t even know. He was gone all day, hanging out at the grocery store.”

          In addition to lying, Melisa says Chris has struggled to hold down a job, and she claims he has resorted to stealing from her. Still, Melisa says she has struggled to leave Chris for good. “I’m in a vicious cycle with him,” she says.

          VIDEO: “There were so many red flags in the beginning, but I was oblivious.”

          Chris admits he has lied to Melissa about “basically everything.” But he says he would likely come clean a lot faster if it weren’t for her “Hulk-like” temper. “If she would just sit down and say, ‘Look, Chris, did you lie to me about this?’ it would be, ‘You know what? Yeah, I did,'” he says.

          “This guy has been lying to you from day one, minute one, right?”

          Melisa says one of Chris’ biggest lies arrived in her email inbox.

          Chris’ father, Steve, says Chris has been lying since he was a child. He admits he has helped Chris financially over the years — to the frustration of his wife, Karen. She says she saw through Chris’ behavior from day one.
          “We always talk about ‘enabling.’ What it really means is rewarding bad behavior.”

          Why Do People Lie?

           

          Dr. Phil gives some common reasons why people lie. And, he has an important warning for Melisa.

          Can Chris really change? Is there any hope of saving this marriage? Tune in for Dr. Phil’s advice!

           

          Summer Skin

          Robin shares tips for keeping your skin hydrated all summer long!




          For more information about Robin McGraw Revelation products, visit RobinMcGrawRevelation.com.


           

           

          Be on the Show

          Need Dr. Phil’s Help?

          Share your story for a chance to be on the show!

          Tell Us Your Story

          Be on the Show! Text “PHIL” to 88500
          Be on the Show

          Know a “Bad Bride”?

          Are you a bridesmaid under pressure to look “perfect?” Is the bride demanding that all her bridesmaids lose weight and get into shape before the big day?

          Be on the Show

          Know Someone Refusing to Act Their Age?

          Is your son or daughter a moocher and refusing to grow up? Is your loved one having a midlife crisis or wearing inappropriate clothing?

          Be on the Show

          At War with Mom?

          Do you feel she is your worst enemy? Can you not believe you are related to someone you dislike so much?

          Be on the Show

          Is a Narcissist Ruining Your Life?

          Do you suspect your partner/ family member to be a narcissist? Do they behave in a way that leaves you confused, distressed and fearful?

          Be on the Show

          Fighting Over A Family-Run Business?

          Are you part owner in a family business and feel like you don’t get your fair share of profits?

          Help & Resources

          Find Treatment Centers and Therapists!

          Check out the mental health treatment programs that have assisted Dr. Phil guests.

          Feeding America

          Learn how you can help feed a child this summer.

          Be on the Show

          Have a Story Dr. Phil Won’t Believe?

          Want to appear on Dr. Phil? Text PHIL to 88500

          Simple Share Buttons
          Simple Share Buttons