Shannon says that for the last five years, her husband, Alex, has been on a spiritual pilgrimage. She claims that he has become obsessed with gurus, clairvoyants and aliens
– all at the cost of their family, savings and business.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Conflict destroying your relationship?
Shannon claims that during this journey, her husband has exhibited some ‘frightening’ behavior, including bouts of manic laughter that last for 15 minutes to claims of traveling to other dimensions and looking God in the face.WATCH: Woman Claims Husband Neglects Family, Lost Thousands Of Dollars in Pursuit Of ‘Enlightenment’
In the video above, she describes an incident that occurred three years ago in which Alex had to be rushed to the emergency room.
“Alex went through a major emotional and physical breakdown,” Shannon claims. “Alex believed that he had traveled to the seventh dimension via meditations and had come face to face with God. Alex stopped eating, drinking and wouldn’t sleep because he believed that once he went to sleep, he would cease to exist.”
“At that moment, I was in a constant state of meditation,” says Alex who was taken to the E.R. “They thought that I was losing my mind but I was extremely excited about what I had learned. They just could not understand it.”WATCH: Man Claims He Has Reached Ultimate Enlightenment And Even Come Face-To-Face With God
Hear more details from that night in the video above. And see why Dr. Phil says to him, “Don’t condescend to me. You don’t know what I understand and what I don’t.” And on Friday’s episode
, Alex is surprised by Dr. Deepak Chopra, one of the teachers he says he respects the most. Hear what Dr. Chopra tells Alex about his interpretation of the messages from his spiritual gurus. Check here
to see where you can watch.
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