Ex-spouses Tom and Michelle say they’re fighting over custody of their two young sons, ages three and six. Michelle claims Tom is violent, mentally ill, and suffers from PTSD. Tom denies her allegations and claims Michelle is the violent one, and has kept him from seeing his children for the last six months. In the video above, each say they’re worried about how their continued fighting is affecting their boys.

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“I want the boys to have a relationship with both parents,” says Tom.

“If we don’t get help now, my fear is, the damage to my children,” says Michelle.

Will these exes be able to set aside their differences for the sake of their kids? Tune in to Thursday’s Dr. Phil

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