Last season, fans of the Bravo TV’s Married to Medicine
learned that series regulars, Dr. Simone Whitmore and her husband, Cecil Whitmore, were having issues in their marriage. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Marriage on the rocks?
The couple decided to work to resolve the differences in their relationship, and on Monday,
they talk with Dr. Phil about some of the challenges they’ve faced; including lack of communication and moving past old resentments.
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Dr. Phil guides the couple through a communication dyad for couples. The exercise is from his best-selling book, “Relationship Rescue: A Seven-Step Strategy for Reconnecting with Your Partner.”
“It takes a maximum of 30 minutes, where you’ve got to turn the phone off, TV off, turn everything off, and do that for 14 days,” he tells the couple, adding, “I feel really, really strongly that this will be a game changer.”
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Watch the video above to see Dr. Simone and Cecil practice the reconnecting exercise, then check
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