Twenty-one-year-old Bailey says eight months ago, she “liked” a tweet from a complete stranger and it was love at first post.
She says they’ve been communicating day and night but have never spoken on the phone – but that their relationship is like no other love story you’ve ever heard. The shocking thing is this stranger has never met Bailey, and she wants her to stop sending thousands of messages
professing her love.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Is Dr. Phil your only hope?
Dr. Phil delves into Bailey’s past to see what may be causing the young woman to live in a fantasy world
where she believes this relationship is real.WATCH: For The First Time 21-Year-Old Meets Woman She Says She Fell In Love With Online
After the show, Dr. Phil and Dr. Charles Sophy, Medical Director, L.A. County Dept. of Children & Family Services, explain dissociation and escapism and why people behave in this manner.
This show airs Tuesday. Watch more here. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Life in crisis?'I Should Have Stopped,’ Says 21-Year-Old Who Sent Hundreds Of Messages To Woman She Met Online And Claims To Be In Love With