Josh, who admits to having become physical with his wife, Sky, says he doesn’t want to hurt her but claims he only gets physical because she “pushes” his buttons. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Betrayed by a loved one?
“She constantly nags me from the moment I wake up to the time I go to bed,” he says.
”So you feel like – particularly at times when you’re maybe kind of wound up – if she would just turn around and walk away, leave you alone, things could de-escalate and there wouldn’t be a problem?” asks Dr. Phil on Tuesday’s episode.
“Yes, sir. If she would walk away things wouldn’t escalate. I’ve tried to walk away several times, and she’s followed me; nagging, pushing my buttons to that point to where … I just snap.” Josh says that – except for Sky – he’s never put his hands on another woman out of anger. What does his former fiancée say? Tune in to Tuesday’s Dr. Phil. Find out where you can watch here
. If you think you may be in a dangerous relationship with unhealthy patterns, please seek help. Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233). Or visit thehotline.org.Visit WhenGeorgiaSmiled.org to learn more about Robin McGraw’s Foundation: When Georgia Smiled and The Aspire Initiative, an interactive program which helps those caught in the cycle of domestic abuse to identify, and
take steps to end it. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Life A Disaster?
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Season 16 of Dr. Phil premieres Tuesday, September 12. Check here to see where you can watch.