Steve and Peggy’s 13-year marriage is filled with yelling and name-calling. They also admit there is a lack of intimacy and trust, and Peggy says she has been physically abusive with Steve.
 
Dr. Phil offers the couple advice on how they can have a successful relationship.
 

“The quality of a relationship is a function of the extent to which it’s built on a solid underlying friendship first,” Dr. Phil says. “Then, it meets the needs of the two people involved.”
 
In the video above, hear more from Dr. Phil, and Robin McGraw shares what she thinks is important for a happy relationship.
 
This episode, "'My Lying Husband Refuses to Consummate Our 13-Year Marriage,'" airs Friday. Check local listings to see where you can watch.

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