He asks his first guest, Beverly, if there's anything she's taking away from being a part of this show.
"I would rather wait on a man that doesn't have a double standard about women and sexuality, than settle for one that I have to change my pattern for. Period," she says.
"I've always known a little bit that I've had self-esteem issues. I have to work on that, but I know I've come a long way and being here today, I can't tell you what I've overcome," says Lori.
"And you really have to be proud of getting yourself back in shape health-wise and otherwise, 145 pounds, wow," Dr. Phil tells her. "I mean, that's a big accomplishment because you've done that post pregnancy, and it's been a lifelong thing for you."
"Between juggling three of them under 3 years old, yeah. It's been a challenge, but it's been one of the best things I've ever done. And I have you and the weight loss participants to thank for that because you guys were my only support circle as far as somebody else doing what I was doing," says Lori, getting emotional.
"Well, that's why we did it. And I'm just amazed that you've achieved what you have. That's a big, big deal," Dr. Phil tells her. "I would love for you to hear the compliments that your loving husband gives you without a 'Yeah, but ...' at the end of it."