March 7, 2017
Mike admits that he has anger issues and has hit his girlfriend, Keirsten. But, he claims she is the one with the anger issues and has come at him in an aggressive manner, and he is often afraid and in defense mode.
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After Dr. Phil tells him, “You don’t ever, never, ever, put your hands on a woman in anger, ever,” he questions Mike to determine what may be driving him to get physical with Keirsten. He asks, “Do you get scared in relationships? Do you get afraid that people are going to leave you, that she’s going to get somebody else?”
“Yes,” Mike admits.
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“What is it you believe about yourself that makes you feel that people want to leave you?” Dr. Phil continues.