April 18, 2003
From the heartache brought on by a lost love to the painful memory of a friend's death, Dr. Phil offers advice on how to gain the strength and courage needed to move on past a traumatic experience.
Living in Fear
When Leslie was 17, she witnessed her friend die in a horrible car accident. Years later, the accident still haunts her, so much so that she says, "It is destroying my marriage."
Holding on to Heartache
Laurie and her soon-to-be ex-husband, have been separated for two years. Despite the fact that she says he cheated on her and walked out on their marriage, she still wants him back.
Living with a Lie
For thirty years, James has wrestled with the anger and grief caused by the suicide of his good friend. James says he also struggles with the guilt caused by agreeing to cover up the suicide.