Ralph says he’s been lonely ever since his wife of 51 years passed away. Then, 10 months ago, he met “Louise” on an online dating site.

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“She had all the traits I was looking for in a girlfriend,” says the 80-year-old.

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There’s a hitch. “Louise” is telling Ralph she’s stuck in Germany and can’t get out unless she pays a series of fees to the German government.

Ralph says he’s depleted his retirement savings trying to bring “Louise” home. “Our relationship has been a series of roller-coasters,” he admits in the video above. How does Ralph explain why he’s never had a video chat with or spoken to “Louise” on the phone?

Part one of this two-part Dr. Phil airs Tuesday. Check here to find out where you can watch.


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