A woman says she knows that the man she has always called Dad is not her biological father based on a DNA test she took. How do she and her dad respond when her mother admits she doesn’t know?
A woman who says she used heroin for over a decade and looks at it “like a person” admits that if she’s around it, she’s going to do it, “no matter where I am.”
A woman says she detoxed by herself after more than a decade of heroin use but admits she snorted the drug four to five weeks before meeting Dr. Phil. She says she struggles with severe anxiety. Dr. Phil offers to refer her for professional help.
A woman who previously insisted that her husband was her daughter’s biological father admits it may have been another man. Her husband walks off stage. He later says he’s never heard his wife say that before and that it “hit a nerve.”
A family with a complicated history that includes addiction, enabling, feelings of neglect, and a question of paternity, turns to Dr. Phil for help repairing their relationships.
Dr. Phil gave his guests an assignment asking each of them to write two pages of “the story I will tell myself if I don’t create value from this opportunity.” Four out of five family members participating in the episode completed it. Why did dad opt out?
A woman who has struggled with heroin dependency for over a decade admits she smokes marijuana and drinks wine with her mother to manage her anxiety.
A woman says that questions over the true identity of her biological father caused a “huge wedge” in her relationship with the man she calls her dad. He adamantly denies that he feels differently about her.
A woman who admits she has struggled with heroin dependency for over a decade says she wants to move forward and not keep focusing on the past. Her mother says she’s supporting her daughter’s sobriety but admits to drinking alcohol and smoking with her.