Chad says his wife, Lindsay, overdosed twice while pregnant, then later was in a car crash with their infant son in the backseat while allegedly high on heroin. He says he filed an order of protection against Lindsay when she was in jail but allowed her to move back home once she served her time. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: At your final breaking point?
Chad claims that Lindsay is six months sober and says he won’t have the mother of his child “roaming the streets.” WATCH Man Says He Took His Wife Back Because ‘I Wasn’t Going To Allow The Mother Of My Child Roam The Streets’
“Chad leads with his heart and not with his head,” says Chad’s mother, Molly, who along with his sister, Megan, says, she believes Lindsay is still using drugs. WATCH Woman Who Admits She Overdosed While Pregnant Claims Husband’s Family Isn’t Giving Her The Support She Needs To Recover
Continuing, Molly says, “In Chad’s mind, I think he’s trying to save Lindsay, but in the process, he’s losing himself.”
In the video above, life coach Mike Bayer (Coach Mike), author of the book, Best Self: Be You, Only Better joins the conversation.
“There’s a codependent version of Chad that’s getting in the way of his best self,” he says.
“’Best self’ starts with being honest with yourself,” adds Dr. Phil, “Because you can’t change it if you don’t tell yourself the truth.”
What advice does Coach Mike share with Chad and the studio audience?
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Mike Bayer is a life development coach and member of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board. His book,
Best Self: Be You, Only Better is available now, wherever books are sold. Read an excerpt here, then check here to find out how you can order. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Life in crisis?Woman Who Admits She Overdosed While Pregnant Claims Husband’s Family Isn’t Giving Her The Support She Needs To Recover