When you’re in a relationship, it’s important to step back and take a look at the relationship from a different perspective, especially if the relationship has turned physical. Sometimes, it’s hard to see when things have gone amiss when you’re in the middle of it.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Know someone in an abusive relationship?
“You need to step back and ask yourself: Love’s not supposed to hurt all the time. Love’s not supposed to bleed. Love’s not supposed to bruise,” Dr. Phil says. “If you’re in a situation where you’re having to cover up, and lie, and hide what’s happening in your relationships, something’s wrong … Violence in a relationship is never OK.”
Hear more from Dr. Phil in the video above. WATCH: Psychiatrist Tells Parents With Daughter In Abusive Relationship: ‘In Her Mind, He Has Rescued Her From You’
On Tuesday’s episode
, Dr. Phil meets with 20-year-old Autumn who claims her boyfriend, D’Andre, is physically abusive to her
but she always goes back to him. Her parents say they fear D’Andre may end up killing her. Watch more here. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Is Dr. Phil your only hope?
'You Can’t Fix Him,' Dr. Phil Tells Young Woman Whose Boyfriend Has Been Abusive