Dr. Phil Lists Things to Consider before Marriage

Dr. Phil offers advice to an engaged couple who are currently separated because of arguments over money. “When you get married, you’ve got to look at a lot of different points before you do.”

Dr. Phil Jokes about Guest’s “Hoopty” Car

Dr. Phil jokes with Owen, who claims his fiancée, Sheryl, stole his BMW, leaving him with an old “hoopty” to drive to a reunion. “You skipped the 20-year reunion? You’re going to have to wait another 20 years; the BMW will be your hoopty by then.”

Dr. Phil Drills Down on an Enabling Mother

Dr. Phil drills down on Dee, who admits she has enabled her troubled 20-year-old daughter, Lacey. “You’ve enabled this girl because you don’t know what else to do.”

Newlyweds Say They Are at a Sexual Standoff

Skyla says her husband of one year, Ryan, acts like a child when she says “no” to sex – yelling, slamming doors and punching walls. Ryan admits that his sexual frustration has pushed him to the edge. Can Dr. Phil help Ryan control his temper – and help these newlyweds rekindle their relationship?

A Husband Says His Wife Refuses to Have Sex with Him

Reagan says his wife, Sara, refuses to have sex with him, forcing him to turn to gambling and other women “for an adrenaline rush.” Sara says she wants to fix their relationship – but needs Reagan to work on meeting her emotional needs. What advice does Dr. Phil give the couple?

A Man Says He Tries to Live Life Like a Dog

Gary, aka “Boomer the Dog,” says he’s convinced he’s half dog and half human and lives as much like a canine as possible – including wearing a sheepdog costume. Is he using “Boomer” to avoid life?

Is This Woman Obsessed with Her Pet Rabbits?

Frances says she loves being the best “mother” possible to her 13 pet rabbits. But is her focus on her animals hurting her relationship with her daughter? What does Dr. Phil think is at the root of Frances’ behavior?

Dr. Phil Talks with a Woman Whose Daughters Claim They Were Molested

In August 2013, Traivon “Trai” Asterino was found dead in a field, from a gunshot wound to the chest. His ex, Mysti, says she believes Trai was consumed with guilt and took his own life – because he allegedly molested her two daughters. Did she put her children at risk?

Dr. Phil Questions the Widow of an Alleged Child Molester

In August 2013, Traivon “Trai” Asterino was found dead in a field, from a gunshot wound to the chest. His death was ruled a suicide, but Trai’s wife, Michelle, accuses his ex-fiancée, Mysti, of murder. Mysti denies any involvement and says she believes Trai was consumed with guilt and took his own life – because he allegedly molested her two daughters. What did Michelle know about her husband’s history?

Breast Cancer Survivors Share Their Stories with Dr. Phil

Breast cancer survivor and author of The Silver Lining Hollye Jacobs joins Dr. Phil alongside Holly, a two-time breast cancer survivor – who struggles with fear and guilt. And, Hollye offers guidance. “To go through that pain of processing emotions gets you to the other side.”

Dr. Phil Talks to Parents About Disciplining Their Son

Dawn says she’s afraid of her 8-year-old son, Gaje, who she says is violent and out of control. Her husband, Mike, admits he spanks Gaje to discipline him, because nothing else seems to work – but is that the best approach?

Woman Accuses Daughter-in-Law of Murder

Lorrie’s 36-year-old son, Aaron, was found dead in 2012 – and she claims her daughter-in-law, Fawn, murdered him. Fawn denies having anything to do with her husband’s death. Both women face off on Dr. Phil’s stage.

A Wife Gets a Confidence-Boosting Makeover from Lawrence Zarian

Dedrea says her husband’s many demands for her appearance have hurt her self-esteem. Dr. Phil calls on lifestyle and fashion expert Lawrence Zarian to give Deadra a look she can call her own. How will Marlon react? Can this couple reconnect – and fix their marriage moving forward?