Seven years ago, Tim and his mother, Kathy, got into a verbal and physical altercation, which led to Kathy calling the police. Tim was arrested and received a misdemeanor conviction for domestic battery. Tim claims his mother has ruined his life because he can’t get a job because of his conviction – and he claims there’s no way he can have a relationship with her until she “fixes” the situation.

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Kathy says Tim has been verbally abusive toward her since the incident, and he refuses to move on with his life.

Is Kathy sorry for the choice she made? Would she act differently if she could do it over?

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In the video above from Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Kathy apologizes to Tim. How does he respond? And, see why Dr. Phil takes Tim to task. Check here to see where you can watch the entire episode.

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