Charlie doesn't seem to trust her, and she often finds herself explaining why she's a few minutes late. "He's suspicious," she says. "It pushes me away from him. I don't want to be around
Whereas Terri once dealt with her emotional issues by turning to food, she has now found a healthier way to cope. "It doesn't push me to the refrigerator. I go out and walk now. It helps me work through the stress of having those kind of conversations with him on a daily basis," she says.
Dr. Phil tells her, "You've been in a very compromised lifestyle and had a very compromised image of yourself. And you settled for some things that you wouldn't settle for today."
Terri agrees that her weight loss has affected her sense of self. "There's a sense of pride that has started to happen," she says.
"Don't let someone take that away from you," Dr. Phil says. "Decide what you're willing to settle for. Decide what your standards are."