Danny says his mother-in-law, Alana, is a “monster-in-law” who monopolizes his wife, Nicole’s time with “made up” ailments, incessant phone calls and constant in-home visits because Nicole says Alana rarely eats and consumes mass quantities of sugary soda every day.

Danny says if Nicole cannot put up some boundaries with her mother, he has even thought about divorce. After speaking with Dr. Phil and openly discussing serious concerns about Alana’s health, will they all agree on a plan to end this constant tug-of-war?

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