Dr. Phil Presents Tuesdays with Troy: “I Think Everyone in Your Family May Be Dead”

Troy Dunn, best-selling author, star of three prime time shows, and an all-time favorite repeat Dr. Phil guest, stars in a new exclusive summer web series where he will be doing what he does best: rebuilding fractured relationships and strengthening families in his own unique style. From searches for long-lost loved ones to the challenges of marriages and parenting in the digital world, Dunn tackles topics many can relate to and find hope.

In the premiere episode, Dunn gives 23-year-old Bobbe the worst news he’s ever had to share. But then, one call changes everything.

Tune in every Tuesday during summer for all-new episodes.

Married 30 years and the father of eight children, Dunn values family above all and strives to help others do the same. This summer series is sponsored by www.MyVolkenAcademy.org and is produced exclusively for Dr. Phil’s digital platforms.

To watch more Tuesdays with Troy, click here.

Dr. Phil Presents Tuesdays with Troy

‘I Don’t Miss Whoever He Is Now,’ Says Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate

Amber Bowman divorced recently convicted Ohio serial killer Shawn Grate just a year after she married him in 2011. She says that from the time of their separation in October 2012 until his arrest in September 2016 on charges of kidnapping and aggravated murder; she had continued to hope that Grate would one day return to her and their child.

WATCH: Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate Says She Doesn’t Know What To Tell Their Child

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“You know there are different sides of people,” Dr. Phil tells Amber in an exclusive daytime interview airing Friday. “Do you still miss him today?”

“I miss the man that I married. I miss that man. I don’t miss whoever he is now, but I do miss the man I fell in love with, that made me feel wonderful and cared for,” she responds.

Amber says that Grate once admitted to her that he had stabbed someone, claiming it was in self-defense. “And he said, ‘I’ll tell you right now, or if anything ever happens with it I’ll know because I’ll know I told you,’ like he was threatening me not to say anything.”

WATCH: What An Ex-Wife Says About The Verdict In Her Former Husband’s Murder Trial

After his arrest for the kidnapping and murders of Stacey Stanley and Elizabeth Griffith in 2016, Grate admitted to killing three other women – including an as-of-yet unidentified woman, “Jane Doe,” whom he claims to have stabbed to death in 2006. He has not been charged with any additional deaths.

When Dr. Phil asks Amber what her reaction was to learning her ex-husband had been arrested for murder, what does she say?

Check here to find out where you can watch Friday’s episode.

Shawn Grate, 41, was convicted on May 7, 2018, of kidnapping and aggravated murder in the 2016 strangulation deaths of Stacey Stanley and Elizabeth Griffith. As of airtime, Grate’s trial had entered the penalty phase. The presiding judge may either accept the jury’s recommendation for the death penalty or sentence him to life in prison. A decision is expected June 1.

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‘I Feel Very Lucky To Be Alive,’ Says Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate

What An Ex-Wife Says About The Verdict In Her Former Husband’s Murder Trial

Shawn Grate, 41, was convicted on May 7, 2018, of aggravated murder and kidnapping in the 2016 strangulation deaths of Stacey Stanley and Elizabeth Griffith. Grate also agreed to a plea deal on 15 additional charges, including kidnapping and abuse of a corpse. Shortly after his arrest in September 2016, Grate admitting to killing three additional women, however, he has not been charged at this time.

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As of airtime, Shawn Grate’s trial had entered the penalty phase. On May 18, 2018, the jury recommended that Shawn Grate receive the death penalty for his crimes. The presiding judge may either accept their recommendation for execution or sentence Grate to life in prison. The judge is scheduled to render his decision June 1.

In the video above, Shawn Grate’s ex-wife, Amber, to whom he was married from December 2011 – December 2012, expresses her thoughts about the verdict.

“I didn’t feel a relief or anything, because I’m not going to give Shawn power over myself or my child anymore,” she says.

WATCH: Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate Says She Doesn’t Know What To Tell Their Child

What does she say she’s done to move past this chapter in her life?

Check here to find out where you can watch Dr. Phil’s exclusive daytime interview with Amber Bowman airing Friday.

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‘It Was His Way Or No Way,’ Says Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate

Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate Says She Doesn’t Know What To Tell Their Child

On May 7, 2018, a Jury in Ashland County, Ohio convicted Shawn Grate on charges of kidnapping and aggravated murder in the deaths of Stacey Stanley and Elizabeth Griffith. Grate, 41, who was arrested in September 2016 after another woman he kidnapped and sexually assaulted for several days managed to call for help, has also confessed to, but not yet been charged with the deaths of three additional females.

WATCH: What An Ex-Wife Says About The Verdict In Her Former Husband’s Murder Trial

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Amber Bowman was married to Shawn Grate from December 2011 – December 2012, and during the marriage, they had a daughter.

“Will you tell her about this?” Dr. Phil asks Amber during an exclusive daytime interview airing Friday.

“I feel like eventually, I’ll have to,” She responds, adding, “I don’t even know how you address that with her, or when the right time would be, or any of that.”

What advice does Dr. Phil share regarding what (and when) Amber might tell the child about her father?

Check here to find out where you can watch Friday’s episode.

As of airtime, Shawn Grate’s trial had entered the penalty phase. The presiding judge may either accept the jury’s recommendation for the death penalty or sentence him to life in prison. A decision is expected June 1.

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What An Ex-Wife Says About The Verdict In Her Former Husband’s Murder Trial

‘I Feel Very Lucky To Be Alive,’ Says Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate

Amber Bowman was divorced from Shawn Grate for nearly four years before he was arrested and charged with kidnapping and aggravated murder in September 2016. Grate, 41, who has confessed to killing five women in total, was convicted on May 7, 2018, in the deaths of Stacey Stanley and Elizabeth Griffith.

WATCH: What An Ex-Wife Says About The Verdict In Her Former Husband’s Murder Trial

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“Do you ever look back on this now and think, I’m lucky to be alive?” Dr. Phil asks Amber in an exclusive daytime interview airing Friday.

“I do, yes,” she replies, adding, “I feel very lucky to be alive. And, to have my child.”

“You can’t hold yourself to a standard, or kick yourself and say to yourself, ‘How could I not know?’” Dr. Phil tells, her, adding, “They don’t come with a flashing sign.”

WATCH: ‘At The Time, I Did Not See A Violent Person At All,’ Says Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate

Continuing he says, “And it’s a good thing, in that you don’t live in those dark places. But it does make you vulnerable. Because it’s easier for them to sneak up on normal people.”

Amber says her daughter with Grate has received cards in the mail from an anonymous sender, each with a $5 bill inside. Why does she say she suspects her ex-husband may be the sender?

WATCH: Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate Says She Doesn’t Know What To Tell Their Child

Check here to find out where you can watch Friday’s episode.

As of airtime, Shawn Grate’s trial had entered the penalty phase. The presiding judge may either accept the jury’s recommendation for the death penalty or sentence him to life in prison. A decision is expected June 1.

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Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate Says She Doesn’t Know What To Tell Their Child

Did Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate Threaten His Ex-Wife’s Family?

Amber Bowman, the former wife of recently convicted Ohio serial killer Shawn Grate, says when she filed for divorce from Grate in 2012 after just 10 months of marriage, “He was devastated and upset because he said he only wanted one marriage.”

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Amber describes Grate as being both angry and “dark” in the period after their separation and divorce. She claims that when she asked for child support, “He said, ‘if you do not help me and give me money and help me out financially,’ he was going to put my family’s names in a hat and start ‘the grand finale.’”


WATCH: ‘I Feel Very Lucky To Be Alive,’ Says Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate


It was then, she says, that she took out an order of protection against him.

Amber says that until his arrest on charges of kidnapping and aggravated murder in 2016, she continued to hope that her ex-husband would one day return to her and their child. Does she say she still misses him today? And what did Grate tell Amber in a voicemail that she claims left her feeling “Like he would actually hurt my child or hurt my family.”

WATCH: Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate Says She Doesn’t Know What To Tell Their Child

Check here to find out where you can watch this Dr. Phil exclusive airing Friday.

Shawn Grate, 41, was convicted on May 7, 2018, of kidnapping and aggravated murder in the 2016 strangulation deaths of Stacey Stanley and Elizabeth Griffith. He has also admitted to killing three other women but has not yet been charged. As of airtime, Grate’s trial had entered the penalty phase. The presiding judge may either accept the jury’s recommendation for the death penalty or sentence him to life in prison. The judge’s decision is expected June 1.

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‘I Don’t Miss Whoever He Is Now,’ Says Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate

‘At The Time, I Did Not See A Violent Person At All,’ Says Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate

Amber Bowman met recently convicted serial killer Shawn Grate when he began attending services at her church in 2011. They married in December that year, after dating just four months. Amber gave birth to a daughter the following July, then divorced Grate before their first anniversary.

WATCH: Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate Says She Doesn’t Know What To Tell Their Child

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Nearly four years after the marriage ended Shawn Grate was arrested and charged in connection with the kidnapping and sexual assault of one woman, and the kidnapping and strangulation of two others. Convicted of aggravated murder in the deaths of Stacey Stanley and Elizabeth Griffith on May 7, 2018, Grate has also confessed to killing three other women, the first of whom he claims to have stabbed to death in 2006. He has not been charged with those murders.

“You were with a person that has confessed to murdering someone five-six years before then,” Dr. Phil says. “How you feel about it now – looking back on that time of your life?”

“Just complete shock,” Amber responds, adding, “I can’t even believe it, because, at the time, I did not see a violent person at all,” she says of the time they were dating. But soon after their marriage, Amber claims, she began to see a dramatically different side to Grate. “He was just angry about doing things that were normal.”

WATCH: What An Ex-Wife Says About The Verdict In Her Former Husband’s Murder Trial

Amber, who admits she was “naive” when she married Grate, then separated from him shortly after their daughter was born. What does she say he did that finally caused her to file for divorce?

Check here to find out where you can watch this Dr. Phil daytime exclusive airing Friday.

As of airtime, Shawn Grate’s trial in the murders of Stacey Stanley and Elizabeth Griffith has entered the penalty phase. The presiding judge may either accept the jury’s recommendation for execution or sentence him to life in prison. The judge is scheduled to render his decision June 1.

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Did Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate Threaten His Ex-Wife’s Family?

‘It Was His Way Or No Way,’ Says Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate

In September 2016, 41-year-old Shawn Grate was arrested in connection with the kidnapping and sexual assault of one woman, and the kidnapping and strangulation deaths of two others in Ashland County, Ohio. Charged with two counts of aggravated murder in the deaths of Stacey Stanley and Elizabeth Griffith, Grate was convicted of the murders on May 7, 2018, having already pleaded guilty to 15 other felony charges, including rape, during the trial. He has also confessed to killing three additional women, including one whose remains were found in 2007, but has yet to be charged with those murders.

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Grate’s ex-wife, Amber Bowman, says she met him in 2011 when he began attending services at her church with his mother.

“He was extremely handsome. He had a great smile and sweetness about his eyes,” she says, adding, “He was very kind and very compassionate.” Amber says she fell head-over-heels in love.

WATCH: What An Ex-Wife Says About The Verdict In Her Former Husband’s Murder Trial

The pair were married four months later. Several months after that, she gave birth to a daughter. But then, says Amber, as the normalcy of marriage set in, Grate started to seem restless. “Shawn always demanded things sexually. He was forceful with me. It was his way or no way.”

WATCH: Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate Says She Doesn’t Know What To Tell Their Child

“Looking in his eyes, it seemed like a darkness there,” she continues. The couple was divorced just a year after exchanging vows.

In a Dr. Phil exclusive airing Friday, Amber describes the extreme changes she says she saw in her former husband that pushed her to divorce.

What does Amber claim happened after she and Grate separated that caused her to fear for herself, her child, and the lives of her family?

Check here to find out where you can watch.

As of airtime, Shawn Grate’s trial in the murders of Stacey Stanley and Elizabeth Griffith has entered the penalty phase. The presiding judge may either accept the jury’s recommendation for execution or sentence him to life in prison. The judge is scheduled to render his decision June 1.

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‘At The Time, I Did Not See A Violent Person At All,’ Says Ex-Wife Of Convicted Serial Killer Shawn Grate

How Married Couple Can Each Have What They Want And Meet The Other’s Needs At Same Time

Paul recently learned that his wife of 12 years, Alaska, has not been completely honest with him. He says she started a cuddling business about a year ago and assured him she would not be participating in the cuddling – but on Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Alaska revealed that she does cuddle clients. She says she has even traveled out of state to meet men and women to cuddle – as well as spend days with clients and even go out to dinner with them. He says he doesn’t understand why the mother of his child has been dishonest with him if she’s actually providing a genuine service.

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Alaska insists that she’s only providing cuddling services and that her behavior has never crossed the line or jeopardized her marriage.

Dr. Phil offers advice to the couple. “Deception is not good in a marriage,” he says. “She’s admitted she’s lying to you.”

WATCH: ‘You Don’t Put Words In My Mouth,’ Dr. Phil Tells Guest

To Paul, he continues, “What you have to decide is if you are OK with your wife going to dinner with other men and getting paid to do that.”

He explains that if Alaska is transparent about her behavior, the couple can create a plan that both agree to.

“There is a legitimate role to be played, like, for people who have a difficult time in life. And you can do that without all the sexual provocativeness,” he says to Alaska. “There are ways to work this out, but, ‘I don’t care what he thinks.’ ‘He can just go pound sand,’ is not a way that you two are going to get to a place of being peaceful.”

Hear more of Dr. Phil’s advice in the video above. And, is Alaska ready to change her behavior?

This episode airs Thursday. Watch more here.

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Today’s Takeaway: Every Relationship Is a Negotiation

‘You Don’t Put Words In My Mouth,’ Dr. Phil Tells Guest

Paul and his wife, Alaska, are at odds over Alaska’s cuddling business. While Paul says he fully supported his wife when she created it a year ago, he says after he found out she was using provocative photos and personal profiles to market the site, he became concerned about her behavior – and her safety.

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Alaska admits that she cuddles with clients but insists she’s never crossed any lines and has not jeopardized her marriage.

After Dr. Phil questions Alaska about her business and marketing tactics, she engages in a heated conversation with him.

“I’m a woman, and I’m also a black woman, and I know what a witch hunt is,” Alaska says to Dr. Phil.

WATCH: ‘How Am I Doing Anything Wrong?’ Asks Married Woman Who Uses Provocative Videos Of Herself To Promote Cuddle Business

“Who has called you a name?” Dr. Phil asks. “Are you saying I’ve called you a name?”

“Your innuendos and you’re insinuating that I’m doing more, and I don’t like it. I don’t appreciate it,” Alaska says. “You’re supposed to be helping, not making me angry.”

Hear Dr. Phil’s reaction and watch more of their conversation in the video above.

This episode airs Thursday. Watch more here.

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How Married Couple Can Each Have What They Want And Meet The Other’s Needs At Same Time

Today’s Takeaway: Every Relationship Is a Negotiation

“You just simply can’t do something in a marriage that’s based on deception,” Dr. Phil says. “If you’re deceiving your partner, they’re going to be asking, ‘Why do they feel the need to hide this?’ ‘If there’s nothing going on, why the deception?’”


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On Thursday’s episode, he speaks with Alaska, who has lied to her husband, Paul, about her cuddling business. Although she told Paul that she was just going to run the business when she started it about a year ago, she admits to him that she has been cuddling clients and even traveling out of state to see clients and have dinner meetings with them.

Dr. Phil suggests the couple create a plan where they can both give the other what they want and need.

WATCH: How Married Couple Can Each Have What They Want And Meet The Other’s Needs At Same Time

“Ask yourself how you can get your partner the most of what they want before you start figuring out how to get what you want,” Dr. Phil says. “That’s how everybody comes out a winner.”

Watch more of Dr. Phil’s advice in the video above. This episode airs Thursday. Watch more here.

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‘How Am I Doing Anything Wrong?’ Asks Married Woman Who Uses Provocative Videos Of Herself To Promote Cuddle Business

‘How Am I Doing Anything Wrong?’ Asks Married Woman Who Uses Provocative Videos Of Herself To Promote Cuddle Business

Alaska says when she started her cuddling business, she was intent on helping those suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and depression. She says soon after creating her website she realized that many members wanted to date the cuddlers, so she added a dating component.

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The married mom admits she uses provocative photos and video to promote her business, and that she has multiple profiles and is a cuddler herself – to her husband’s disapproval and fear for her safety.

WATCH: Woman Admits She’s Lied To Husband About Her Role In Cuddle Business

Watch a promo video from Alaska’s site, and hear why her husband, Paul, says he’s concerned. And, Dr. Phil provides Alaska with statistics about the dangers of working in a sexually charged environment.

On Thursday’s episode, see what angers Alaska. And, is there hope for her marriage? Check here to see where you can watch.

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‘I Don’t Want To Hurt My Husband, But I Also Am Not Going To Live My One And Only Life Feeling A Void’

Professional Cuddler Reacts To Marketing Tactics Of Woman Who Uses Provocative Photos To Promote Her Own Cuddling Business

Jean Franzblau, a professional cuddler and founder of the Cuddle Sanctuary, says she works extremely hard to make sure that her business stands apart from the sex trade. She says they’ve created guidelines of what to wear, behavior, types of conversation so that their clients understand that her cuddling business is strictly platonic. That includes not using sexually provocative pictures to market her site.

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“You put up pictures with wardrobe much like you’re wearing right now,” Dr. Phil says to Jean.

“That’s right,” she replies. “I’m trying very hard to make a clear distinction; what’s a sexual service, and what are we doing, which is a platonic service.”

WATCH: ‘How Am I Doing Anything Wrong?’ Asks Married Woman Who Uses Provocative Videos Of Herself To Promote Cuddle Business

Alaska, a Dr. Phil guest, started a cuddling business a year ago and uses racy pictures of herself to market the site. In the video above, Jean reacts to Alaska’s marketing technique and offers her some words of advice. How does Alaska respond?

On Thursday’s episode, find out what angers Alaska during the taping. Check here to see where you can watch.

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‘You Don’t Put Words In My Mouth,’ Dr. Phil Tells Guest

Woman Admits She’s Lied To Husband About Her Role In Cuddle Business

When Alaska started a cuddling business a year ago, she desired to help people suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and depression. She says she told her husband, Paul, who supported her endeavor, that she would be in charge of the business and not interact with her clients.

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On Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Alaska revealed that she has actually been a cuddler since she started the business. And, she admits that since she’s adapted her business to be a cuddling and dating website, she has created multiple personal profiles and travels to meet people for cuddling – sometimes lying about her trips to her husband.

“Isn’t it true that you have said you’re going on trips for one reason when you’re actually going to meet a man?” Dr. Phil asks Alaska on Thursday’s episode.

WATCH: ‘How Am I Doing Anything Wrong?’ Asks Married Woman Who Uses Provocative Videos Of Herself To Promote Cuddle Business

“I have gone out of town with an appointment to do an interview and did a cuddle while I was there, and I’ve done it without having an interview, yes, and I did cuddles,” Alaska says, adding that she has also cuddled women.

“The bottom line is she lied to you about going out of town,” Dr. Phil tells Paul.

Hear Alaska’s response to Dr. Phil in the video above. And on Thursday, find out what angers Alaska during the taping. Is there hope for Alaska and Paul’s marriage? Check here to see where you can watch.

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‘I Don’t Want To Hurt My Husband, But I Also Am Not Going To Live My One And Only Life Feeling A Void’

‘I Don’t Want To Hurt My Husband, But I Also Am Not Going To Live My One And Only Life Feeling A Void’

Paul says when his wife, Alaska, started a cuddling business a year ago, he fully supported her. He says that she was inspired to help those suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and depression and that she promised him she would only run the business and not be involved with the cuddling herself.

TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Dr. Phil, please solve our conflict!

Paul says he began to grow suspicious of Alaska’s endeavor when she started spending a lot of time in their spare bedroom, taking pictures and making videos.

“The nature of the videos were nothing short of come and get it,” Paul claims. “I honestly think Alaska has turned into a fame whore.”

WATCH: ‘How Am I Doing Anything Wrong?’ Asks Married Woman Who Uses Provocative Videos Of Herself To Promote Cuddle Business

On Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Alaska admitted to Paul that she is a cuddler, has multiple profiles on her cuddling and dating website, and even travels to cuddle and has lied about her trips. However, Alaska insists that there’s nothing more going on and in no way is her behavior sexual.

In the video above from Thursday’s Dr. Phil, Alaska defends her behavior.

“I don’t want to hurt my husband, but I also am not going to live my one and only life feeling a void or feeling like I’m not doing what I want to do,” she says to Dr. Phil and Paul. “I’m not going to not do what I want to do.”

And on Thursday, find out what angers Alaska during the taping. Is there hope for Alaska and Paul’s marriage? Check here to see where you can watch.

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Professional Cuddler Reacts To Marketing Tactics Of Woman Who Uses Provocative Photos To Promote Her Own Cuddling Business

Man Confronts Wife About Spending Hours With Other Men As Part Of Cuddling Business

Alaska says that shortly after she created a cuddling website to help those suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and depression, she saw that the demands of her clients included wanting to date the cuddlers, so she adapted her website to also be a dating platform. That’s when the married mom says she started using pictures of herself — many of them provocative — to market the website. She also admits that she has multiple personal profiles on the site and goes on cuddling dates, including traveling out of state to be a cuddler — but she insists she’s doing nothing more than cuddling with her clients.

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“They’re paying you to go to dinner with them,” Dr. Phil says to Alaska. “Is that not a date?”

“You can call it a date, or you can call it their cuddle time,” Alaska replies. “If that’s what they want to do with their time that they’ve asked me to spend with them, that makes them feel better.”

WATCH: ‘These Photos Destroyed Me,’ Says Man Of Wife’s Pictures She’s Using To Market Her Website

“You’re a paid escort,” Dr. Phil says. “You’re going with them to dinner; you’re their escort. I’m not saying you’re having sex with them. But that’s not a cuddle; that’s an escort.”

“I would call it a companion,” Alaska says.

See what happens when Paul confronts his wife in the video above. How does she respond?

This episode airs on Wednesday. And on Thursday, what made Alaska angry during the taping? Check here to see where you can watch.

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How Does Woman Explain Being Offered $10,000 For A Cuddle Session?

How Does Woman Explain Being Offered $10,000 For A Cuddle Session?

Alaska calls herself a professional cuddler and says her services are innocent. She says she started a cuddling website to help those affected by PTSD, anxiety, and depression, but that she added a dating feature to fulfill the desires of her clients.

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During her conversation with Dr. Phil and her husband, Paul, she reveals that she has multiple profiles on the website and works as a cuddler as well, even though she promised her husband she was just running the business.

WATCH: Married Woman Defends Using Racy Photos To Promote Cuddling Website

Paul says there’s nothing professional about her posting provocative photos and having cuddle time with clients. He says it could be deadly and goes against everything that their 12-year marriage stands for.

In the video above, Dr. Phil asks Alaska why she thinks she’s been offered $600-$10,000 to cuddle with her clients, when most cuddling websites charge $60-$120.

This episode airs on Wednesday. And on Thursday, what made Alaska angry during the taping? Check here to see where you can watch.

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Man Confronts Wife About Spending Hours With Other Men As Part Of Cuddling Business

Man Says He Supported Wife’s Cuddling Website — So Why Does He Now Question His Decision?

Paul says that a year ago, his wife, Alaska, started a website for people to connect with others with whom they could cuddle and find comfort. He says he backed her efforts 100 percent, even investing $10,000, but now he says he’s starting to question his decision.

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“My wife posts X-rated, soft porn pictures. I’ve seen some of the videos she posted, they are utter filth,” Paul says. “Shortly after discovering the pictures, I found Alaska had her own profile offering cuddles. My biggest fear is that Alaska is meeting people and cuddling them behind my back.”

Paul claims Alaska, who has been a successful realtor, was just supposed to be running the website, which she told him would help people who suffer from PTSD, anxiety, and depression, but now he fears it’s become a platform for sexual activity.

WATCH: ‘These Photos Destroyed Me,’ Says Man Of Wife’s Pictures She’s Using To Market Her Website

“I then found filthy messages being sent to her daily. One of the messages read, ‘I would like to give you $20,000 to accompany me to dinner and afterwards have sex,’” Paul says, adding that his wife doesn’t seem to think there’s anything wrong with her behavior. “I’m actually afraid that Alaska could be involved in some serious sexual activity.”

Hear more in the video above, including why he didn’t question supporting his wife’s new endeavor before it started.

On Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, hear how Alaska responds to Paul’s claims. And on Thursday, is Alaska doing more than just cuddling with her clients? Check here to see where you can watch.

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Woman Says Husband Shouldn’t Worry About Racy Pictures She Uses To Promote Website: ‘At The End Of The Day, It’s Just Business’

Married Woman Defends Using Racy Photos To Promote Cuddling Website

Alaska says a year ago, she started a cuddling business to help those suffering from PTSD, anxiety, and depression. The former real estate agent says that recently, she changed the focus of the website to be a place not only for people who need cuddles to reach out to cuddlers, but also to serve as a dating website.

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“I switched the site from being a service because I was worried about two things: the liability, and because a lot of the people that were calling were asking to date the cuddlers, and that wasn’t allowed. There are a lot of rules,” Alaska tells Dr. Phil on Wednesday’s episode. “I switched it over to a dating site, and I’ve just given the people what they were asking for.”

Alaska says she then started using her own pictures as a way to market the website.

“These are sexually provocative pictures, right?” Dr. Phil asks.

“I think I look sexy, yes. But I don’t think I look like I’m about to have sex,” Alaska says. “There’s a difference.”

WATCH: ‘These Photos Destroyed Me,’ Says Man Of Wife’s Pictures She’s Using To Market Her Website

“But you are selling sex,” Dr. Phil continues.

“You’re not going to date somebody you’re not attracted to,” Alaska responds.

In the video above, hear how Alaska says she makes money from the website.

On Wednesday’s episode, hear from Alaska’s husband, Paul, who says although he completely supported Alaska’s endeavors at first, he no longer can get behind her work. And on Thursday, is Alaska doing more than just cuddling with her clients? Also, what made her angry during the taping? Check here to see where you can watch.

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Paul says when his wife, Alaska, who has been a successful realtor, approached him with the idea to start a cuddling website, he supported her 100 percent. He says that she presented him with some research, and he believed, as she said, the site could help people who suffered from PTSD, anxiety, and depression.

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However, five months ago, Paul says he started to question his wife’s actual involvement in the website. Paul says Alaska told him she was not going to be a cuddler, she was just connecting cuddlers and those who are looking for affection. But when he saw her marketing pictures and learned she had a secret profile on the site, he started to question her role in the business.

“These photos destroyed me when I first saw this is what was going out and how she was marketing the business,” Paul says, referring to a provocative photo of Alaska. “I was just like, ‘The thing you told me in the beginning, this is to help people, you know. It was all just fairly moderate.’”

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“These are provocative pictures. These are suggestive, sexual pictures meant to stimulate, right? And, they did,” Dr. Phil says. “You started seeing messages coming in from men, right?”

Paul confirms. “All of a sexual nature, every single one of them. ‘I want to take you to dinner. Can we have sex?’” he recalls.

How does Paul say Alaska responded when he asked her about the pictures? And, is she cuddling men? Watch more in the video above and on Wednesday’s episode. And on Thursday, find out what angered Alaska during the taping. Check here to see where you can watch.

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