What Adult Siblings Say They Want From Their Divorced Parents

Nate says he hasn’t spoken to his father, Brian, in six months. His sister, Anna, says she has been estranged from their dad since around the time of Brian’s divorce from their mother, Libby, six years ago.

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“We haven’t had a normal conversation without my mom being brought up, or you expressing to me how angry you are, and I can’t be that person for you,” she tells Brian after being reunited with him on Tuesday’s Dr. Phil.

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Moving forward, Anna says she wants a “positive” relationship with her dad.

“What would it feel like if you knew you were having an event and they could both show up, and you didn’t have to wonder, ‘Oh God, is this going to be a meltdown?’” Dr. Phil asks the siblings.

“That would be everything,” replies Nate.

“It’s all we want,” Anna says.

What do Brian and Libby say when Dr. Phil asks, “What’s it like for the two of you to know that the thing they want most in life – you have the ability to give them?”

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Divorced Couple’s Kids Say Mom Didn’t Alienate Them From Dad

Brian says he blames his ex-wife, Libby, for alienating him from their kids, but the former couple’s two oldest children, Anna and Nate, both say they want a relationship with their father.

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The siblings also say that despite Brian’s claim that Libby turned them against him, she isn’t to blame.

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“I’ve reached out, and reached out, and reached out and for the most part, been ignored,” claims Brian in the video above.

How does he respond when Dr. Phil asks, “And you have no ownership in that?”

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Part one of this two-part episode airs Monday. Check here to find out where you can watch. Then, tune in for the conclusion on Tuesday to see what happens when Brian reunites with Nate and Anna.

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Man Claims He’s Been ‘Erased And Abandoned’ By His Kids

Former Couple Argues Over Who’s To Blame For Dad’s Lack Of Relationship With Their Kids  

Libby claims her ex-husband, Brian, intimidates, harasses and constantly accuses her of turning their children against him. She says, “His lack of relationship is his fault.”

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Brian says he has been fighting “like crazy” to keep his kids in his life but claims that ever since they divorced six years ago, Libby has “done one thing after the next to twist them against me.”

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As Libby and Brian argue backstage, Dr. Phil meets with the former couple’s oldest children, Annie and Nate. When he asks, “Do either one of you think that you’re betraying your mother if you have a healthy relationship with your father?” how do they respond?

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Dr. Phil To Ex-Spouses Who Won’t Stop Arguing: ‘Tell Me How I’m Supposed To Help You’

Dr. Phil To Ex-Spouses Who Won’t Stop Arguing: ‘Tell Me How I’m Supposed To Help You’

Brian and Libby divorced nearly six years ago. Now, each of them is blaming the other for Brian’s lack of a relationship with their children.

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While Dr. Phil meets with their adult kids, Annie and Nate, he’s asked that the former spouses stay backstage and attempt to come up with a way to reunify their family. Instead, Brian and Libby use the time to argue.

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“He won’t be clear on how I need to change,” says Libby.

Brian says, “I don’t know what else to do.”

When Dr. Phil says, “Tell me how I’m supposed to help you guys,” how do Brian and Libby respond?

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‘I Know They Don’t Do Any Good,’ Says Man Who Admits To Sending Angry Texts To His Ex

Man Claims He’s Been ‘Erased And Abandoned’ By His Kids 

Brian claims his ex-wife, Libby, has alienated their children from him since their divorce nearly six years ago.

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“I’ve lived every day for the last six years in hell, having been erased and abandoned by my kids,” he says.

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Brian claims Libby has convinced their children that he’s abusive, doesn’t love them and is out to make their mother’s life miserable. “Because of Libby’s poisonous alienation, it’s no wonder these kids don’t like me,” he says.

“I would like for my children to have a relationship with him,” says Libby, who denies Brian’s claims. She says she’s not the one who is responsible for alienating the kids from Brian – he is.

WATCH: Divorced Couple’s Kids Say Mom Didn’t Alienate Them From Dad

Libby claims that for the past six years, Brian has harassed her nonstop with DCFS investigations and angry texts.

In the video above, Dr. Phil meets with the former couple backstage. How do they respond when he asks them what they want to accomplish in their time with him?

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Woman Claims Her Ex Is ‘Obsessed With Making My Life Miserable’

‘I Know They Don’t Do Any Good,’ Says Man Who Admits To Sending Angry Texts To His Ex

Libby and Brian say they have been fighting over their children since getting divorced nearly six years ago.

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“I want my children to be well-adjusted and healthy mentally, have a relationship with both of their parents and not feel guilty if they love me,” says Libby. She claims that Brian intimidates, harasses, sends angry texts and is verbally abusive toward her.

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Brian denies some of Libby’s allegations but admits to sending her angry texts. “I know they don’t do any good,” he says, calling them a way to “vent.”

Brian says he’s been fighting to keep his kids in his life ever since the divorce and claims that Libby has done “one thing after the next” to turn them against him.

When Dr. Phil asks Libby, “Have you done anything to sabotage their relationship with him?” does she deny it?

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Divorced Couple’s Kids Say Mom Didn’t Alienate Them From Dad

Woman Claims Her Ex Is ‘Obsessed With Making My Life Miserable’ 

“Since our divorce, Brian has been obsessed with making my life miserable,” says Libby. She claims that for the past six years, Brian has harassed her with restraining orders, DCFS investigations and angry, degrading texts.

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“Brian intimidates me, verbally abuses me and is bullying me,” she adds.

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Brian claims their children have shut him out of their lives because of Libby, who he claims has been working to alienate their kids from him since their divorce.

Libby says she wants Brian to have a relationship with their kids, but she also wants him to leave her alone.

Can Brian and Libby come to an understanding on their own?

Watch the video above as Dr. Phil asks the former couple to talk to each other backstage while he prepares to meet with two of their adult children.

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Former Couple Argues Over Who’s To Blame For Dad’s Lack Of Relationship With Their Kids

‘If You Believe That Your Mother Was Molesting Your Daughter, Why Did You Continue To Live There?’ Dr. Phil Asks Guest

Kelly says she’s convinced that her mother, Terrie, molested her daughter, Terrie’s granddaughter. She claims that not only did Terrie molest the 5-year-old, but that Terrie molested Kelly and her sister, as well as other children. Terrie insists the allegations are completely untrue and that she has never molested anybody.

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At the time that Kelly claimed the molestation occurred, she and her daughter were living with Terrie – and Kelly admits she did not move out – she only left when Terrie kicked her out of her home.

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“Whenever I’ve seen a mother who truly believes a predator has set up on their child, they take that child away from that predator right now. If they have to live in a box under a bridge, they take that child away from that predator right now,” Dr. Phil says to Kelly. “One of two things happened: you either didn’t believe it and you’re just saying you did, or you did believe it and you are a criminally negligent mother.”

As Kelly tries to explain her thinking, Dr. Phil presses her for the truth. Watch their exchange in the video above.

On Friday’s episode, the Medical Director for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services weighs in with his thoughts about Kelly’s fitness as a parent. Check here to see where you can watch.

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‘You’re Vacant, And I Think You Did Some Brain Damage With The Drugs That You Did,’ Psychiatrist Tells A Mom

Woman Says She Questions If She Was ‘Abducted And Impregnated By An Alien’

Terrie says in 2017, her daughter, Kelly, accused her of molesting her 5-year-old daughter, Terrie’s granddaughter – an accusation Terrie insists is completely untrue. Terrie says just before Kelly’s accusations began, she attended a week-long desert retreat with a “spiritual guru” she had been following, and Terrie believes the experience completely changed her daughter’s personality.

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“I said, ‘That really sounds like a cult. Have you heard about Jonestown?’ And, ‘I don’t think that you should be going,’” Terrie recalls of a conversation with her daughter.

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Kelly admits that she had some visions at the retreat and also before she left, when she says she took mushrooms. In the video above, hear about Kelly’s experiences, including that she may have been “abducted and impregnated by an alien.”

On Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Dr. Phil tries to get to the bottom of Kelly’s accusations against her mother. And, hear from the Medical Director for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services and what he says about Kelly’s fitness as a parent. Check here to see where you can watch.

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Why Woman Says She Called CPS On Her Sister

Why Woman Says She Called CPS On Her Sister

Katelyn says she’s concerned about her sister, Kelly’s, mental health. She says Kelly claims their mother, Terrie, molested them when they were kids and molested Kelly’s daughter, her grandchild – which Katelyn and Terrie completely deny.

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Katelyn also claims that Kelly is not able to hold down a job to earn an income, and that her house is a mess with old food sitting out.

“Kelly has struggled taking care of herself, and I have concerns that she is able to take care of her daughter on her own,” Katelyn says. “I decided that I was going to call CPS in hopes that Kelly would have a wake-up call.”

WATCH: Woman Claims Mom Molested Her And Her Daughter

In the video above, see how Kelly reacts when Katelyn reiterates that there’s no way their mother has molested children.

On Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil, hear about a few experiences that Kelly had they may be contributing to her current mental state. And, the Medical Director for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services weighs in with his thoughts about Kelly’s fitness as a parent. Check here to see where you can watch.

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‘If You Believe That Your Mother Was Molesting Your Daughter, Why Did You Continue To Live There?’ Dr. Phil Asks Guest

‘Smearing You, And Being A Serial Child Molester Are Two Different Things,’ Dr. Phil Tells Woman Who Accuses Her Mom Of Molesting Her Daughter

Kelly says she’s 100 percent convinced that her mom, Terrie, molested her 5-year-old daughter. Not only does she claim Terrie abused her granddaughter, but she claims her mom abused her, her sister and others.

Terrie vehemently denies the allegations and says she would never, ever do anything like that.

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“How are you so sure that your mother molested your daughter?” Dr. Phil ask Kelly on Friday’s episode.

“There are too many things, too many things that all point in the same direction,” Kelly says. “It took me some time to come to this awareness of the full spectrum of all of the red flags.”

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“Do you have any irrefutable proof, other than just it made your life make sense, other than words that you think were grooming?” Dr. Phil asks.

Hear Kelly’s response in the video above. And, Dr. Phil gets stern with Kelly about her claims.

On Friday’s episode, find out why Terrie says she believes Kelly started making allegations against her. Plus, the Medical Director for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services weighs in with his opinion on Kelly’s fitness as a parent. Check here to see where you can watch.

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Woman Says She Questions If She Was ‘Abducted And Impregnated By An Alien’

‘You’re Vacant, And I Think You Did Some Brain Damage With The Drugs That You Did,’ Psychiatrist Tells A Mom

Kelly says she’s convinced her mom, Terrie, molested her 5-year-old daughter. She also claims Terrie molested her and her younger sister, as well as other children, although she admits she has no physical evidence of any abuse.

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Terrie insists her daughter’s claims are completely untrue. She says that Kelly completely changed after going on a retreat with what Kelly called a “spiritual guru.” Terrie says after her daughter returned, the accusations came out.

Kelly also admits to taking mushrooms and claims to have had “experiences” which makes her wonder if she was “abducted and impregnated by an alien.”

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On Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Dr. Phil introduces Dr. Charles Sophy, a psychiatrist board-certified in three clinical specialties, member of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board, and Medical Director for the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, who says he’s concerned about Kelly’s fitness as a parent.

“You’re vacant, and I think you did some brain damage with the drugs that you did,” he says to Kelly. “Your daughter has to come first, and you don’t want her taken.”

Hear more from Dr. Sophy in the video above, and hear how Kelly responds. Is she ready to accept help? See what happens on Friday’s episode. Check here to see where you can watch.

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Woman Claims Mom Molested Her And Her Daughter

“I cut my mother out of my life because she molested my daughter,” Kelly claims. “I think my mother touched my daughter’s private parts.”

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The young mom also claims that her mother, Terrie, has molested her, her sister and other people – all accusations that her mom vehemently denies.

“I had connected with a psychic. She looked at my mother’s picture. She said, ‘This woman has a dark heart and she doesn’t feel bad about what she does,’” Kelly claims. “My mother is a covert narcissist.”

WATCH: ‘Smearing You, And Being A Serial Child Molester Are Two Different Things,’ Dr. Phil Tells Woman Who Accuses Her Mom Of Molesting Her Daughter

In the video above, hear about what Kelly calls the “smear campaign” she claims her mom has launched against her since Kelly has made the abuse allegations.

On Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil, hear from Terrie and why she believes her daughter is making these allegations against her. Can Dr. Phil get to the bottom of it? Check here to see where you can watch.

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Woman Says She Questions If She Was ‘Abducted And Impregnated By An Alien’

Today’s Takeaway: Navigating Child Abuse Claims

“When you’re dealing with children and anybody steps up and talks about molestation, abuse, in any way, do you need to stop what you’re doing and listen with both ears? You absolutely do,” Dr. Phil says. “But to make that kind of reckless allegation when there’s nothing to support it, is a terrible, terrible thing to do.”

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On Friday’s episode, Dr. Phil speaks with Kelly who says she’s certain her mother molested her, her sister and other children – even though she says she has no hard evidence. Her mother completely denies the claims and says her daughter has “experienced some very strange happenings” since going on a retreat with who Kelly called a “spiritual guru.”

WATCH: ‘If You Believe That Your Mother Was Molesting Your Daughter, Why Did You Continue To Live There?’ Dr. Phil Asks Guest

Hear more from Dr. Phil in the video above. And on Friday, see what happens when Kelly is questioned by her family, Dr. Phil and a psychiatrist about her accusations. Check here to see where you can watch.

‘You’re Vacant, And I Think You Did Some Brain Damage With The Drugs That You Did,’ Psychiatrist Tells A Mom

U.S. Maternal Mortality On The Rise, Says Pfizer’s Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall


Annie and her husband Tom, have two healthy sons, but following each of their births, Tom nearly lost his wife to severe complications.

“I really worried that I was going to die,” says Annie, who underwent several emergency surgeries, multiple transfusions, and at one point, required resuscitation.

“From 2000 to 2014, the rate of maternal mortality in the U.S. increased by approximately 27%,” says Chief Patient Officer of Pfizer, Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall.  She joins the couple, along with Dr. Phil, to discuss the conditions and risk factors associated with pregnancy and childbirth complications.”

What would cause a woman to possibly die after giving birth? Watch the video above to learn more, then visit GetHealthyStayHealthy.com to learn what to watch for and how to help reduce the risk of complications that can lead to maternal mortality.

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Foreign Accent Syndrome Explained

Rose claims she acquired Foreign Accent Syndrome after experiencing a bump on the head and then suffering a stroke. Now she says that when she speaks, she sounds like a cross between Mary Poppins and Nicki Minaj.

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Rose’s mother, Michelle, says she doesn’t believe Rose has Foreign Accent Syndrome.

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“One day she had on her social media, that she was practicing for a role of a girl with a British accent. A couple of weeks later, she says she fell, she hit her head – and now she’s talking like this,” she says.

In the video above, Dr. Phil explains the mechanics of Foreign Accent Syndrome and what causes it. He says he doesn’t think Rose is faking it. Does Michelle accept his explanation?

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Why A Mom Says Her Daughter Isn’t ‘In Touch With Reality’

Why A Mom Says Her Daughter Isn’t ‘In Touch With Reality’

Rose claims she acquired Foreign Accent Syndrome a few months ago after first bumping her head, then suffering a stroke. Her mother, Michelle, says she thinks Rose is making it up.

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Michelle claims Rose has been struggling with her mental health for years and told Michelle in the past that she hears voices. Rose adamantly denies her mother’s claim.

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“I don’t think you’re in touch enough with reality to know what you said and didn’t say,” Michelle tells Rose in the video above.

When Dr. Phil refers Rose to Creative Care for a full neurological, physiological and psychiatric examination, does she agree to go?

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Why A Mother Claims Her Daughter Has ‘Completely Gone Off The Deep End’

Dr. Phil To Guest: ‘Do You Think Right Now, That Your Life Is Working?’

Rose, who says she quit her job as a medical professional to pursue a career in music, recently got evicted from her apartment and has been living in her vehicle. She says she’s been trying to get supervised visitation with her children for months but can’t afford it.

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Rose’s mother, Michelle, claims that her daughter is struggling with her mental health, which Rose adamantly denies.

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When Dr. Phil asks her, “Do you think right now, that your life is working?” how does Rose respond?

Watch Thursday’s episode to learn how Dr. Phil says he can help.

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Foreign Accent Syndrome Explained

‘I’m Not Pretending. This Is Way Too Much Work,’ Says Woman Who Claims She Has Foreign Accent Syndrome

Tia, who recently began using the name Rose, says she quit her job as a physician assistant to become a singer.

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“I wasn’t just this person that up and decided to throw away all this education to pursue music,” she says, noting that she had been experiencing pressure and anxiety in her former life as a wife, mother and medical professional.

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Rose’s mother, Michelle, says her daughter can’t sing and claims that since she left her job, Rose has lost custody of her children and started living in her truck.

Michelle also says that Rose started claiming she has Foreign Accent Syndrome and began speaking with a British accent. Michelle claims her daughter has “gone off the deep end,” and says she suspects Rose may be struggling with her mental health, which Rose adamantly denies.

“If people think I’ve gone off the deep end they need to know that I am just being myself,” says Rose.

In the video above Rose claims her Foreign Accent Syndrome is real, saying, “I’m not pretending. This is way too much work.”

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Watch Thursday’s episode to hear whether Dr. Phil says he agrees with her. Check here to find out where you can tune in.

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Dr. Phil To Guest: ‘Do You Think Right Now, That Your Life Is Working?’

Why A Mother Claims Her Daughter Has ‘Completely Gone Off The Deep End’

Tia, who recently began using the name Rose, was working as a physician assistant until she decided to quit her job and pursue a career in music.

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Rose’s mother, Michelle, and sister, Brianna, say they believe something far more serious is going on than just a change of career. They claim Rose has stopped speaking to them, lost custody of her children, was recently evicted from her apartment and currently lives in her truck. They also say she’s started talking with a British accent.

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“When I think about what’s going on with my daughter, the thing that upsets me the most is, I don’t know her anymore,” says Michelle.

Brianna says, “Her behavior is off the charts.”

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Rose claims she suffers from a rare condition called Foreign Accent Syndrome, which she says she developed after bumping her head, then suffering a stroke.

Why does Michelle say she thinks her daughter is making it up and “has completely gone off the deep end”?

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‘I’m Not Pretending. This Is Way Too Much Work,’ Says Woman Who Claims She Has Foreign Accent Syndrome