September 20, 2017
Seventeen-year-old Jack says that his two-year relationship with Corryn has been volatile. He claims every time they break up, Corryn stalks him and won’t leave him alone, and so he had to file a restraining order against her.
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The teen also admits that even though he doesn’t want to be in a relationship with Corryn, he has violated the restraining order to have Corryn at his house when he needs company and to calm down.
On Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Dr. Phil tells the teen that he is sending Corryn mixed messages – and why that can be dangerous.
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“That’s something that creates what we call a double bind: A distressing dilemma in communication where an individual receives two conflicting messages and one message negates the other,” Dr. Phil explains. “When it happens in romantic situations, it creates very explosive situations.”