Valerie says on the outside, her family appears “perfect,” but as parents, she says she and her husband, Donny, are “epic fails.”

She claims favoritism is tearing them apart, with Donny favoring their 9-year-old daughter, and Valerie favoring their 8-year-old son. She says her children run wild, and there’s no respect, no routines and no rules. She claims Donny is an emotionally stunted bully and has no parenting or social skills – and that she cannot stand to be around him. Both parents admit they are damaging their children.

Hear from Valerie’s 15-year-old daughter, Michelle, who says she is counting down the years until she can move out. You won’t believe what she has to say! Are these parents ready to change?

And, can Dr. Phil help them get on the same page? Plus, A woman says she’s ready to get back in the dating game after seven years -- but is her long list of dating demands sabotaging her search?

Dr. Phil offers her advice for getting out of a rut and how to start living her authentic self.

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