Adam says he’s dated a lot but has never had a girlfriend or been in a relationship. His friends say they don’t know why Adam is still single, but a woman he met last year says she immediately put him in the “friend zone” because she felt he came on a bit too strong.

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After meeting five women in a speed dating session set up by the Dr. Phil staff, Adam says he’d like to get to know Tracie better.

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Dr. Phil sends the pair backstage for some one-on-one chat time, but Tracie is unaware that Dr. Phil is secretly coaching Adam through an electronic earpiece.

“Let her talk. Let her tell you more about herself,” he reminds Adam a few minutes into the conversation. Watch the video above to see what happens next.

Watch more from Tuesday’s episode here.

Dr. Phil Season 18 begins September 9. Find your local listing here.

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