Lisa claims her ex-husband, Steve, has been an absentee father since their two sons were born. She also claims he has been physically and mentally abusive to her and the children,
and she has had five orders of protection to keep him away. She says she wants Steve out of their lives for good so she can marry her 81-year-old fiancé, Harvey, and he can adopt the boys.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Dr. Phil, please solve our conflict!
“I wanted to adopt Lisa’s boys, and they want me to adopt them,” says Harvey who plans to marry Lisa on May 26. “I never had children; I will love them just like they were my own.”WATCH: 'I Cry Every Day For My Children,' Says Father Who Claims Ex-Wife Is Keeping Sons From Him
In the video above from Tuesday’s episode of Dr. Phil
, see what happens when Harvey and Steve meet for the first time. How does Steve respond to hearing that Harvey wants to adopt his sons, who he is desperate to have a relationship with? And on Tuesday
, hear Dr. Phil’s powerful message for Lisa and Steve. Check here
to see where you can watch.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Ready to confront someone?
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