Dr. Phil talks with guests about the realities and expectations of reuniting with a loved one, including how to prepare for it and how to make the relationship last.



Searching for Twins
Jacque placed her twins for adoption at birth. For the last 18 years, she's thought about them every single day.

Will they ever reunite?

Reality After the Reunion
On her 35th birthday, Melinda met her brother for the first time. The reality was nothing like the fantasy she imagined.


See Dr. Phil's advice for Melinda and Mike.

Reuniting After 36 Years
Denise placed her son David for adoption when she was 15 years old. After 36 years, she will finally get the chance to meet him in person.


See their emotional reunion.