Why Woman Says She Fears Past Trauma Will Ruin Engagement
Stacy claims when she left her toxic relationship four years ago, her ex shot her twice. She survived the attack, but now worries her engagement to Chad may not last because of her past.
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“I have trust issues that absolutely impacts my relationship with Chad,” Stacy says. “Chad has never said he wishes I would just let it go and move on, however, there have been times that I have either brought it up or there’s been a reminder, something came up, I feel like he is wishing we would just let it go.”
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In the video above, hear Dr. Phil’s advice for the couple.
On Wednesday’s episode, Stacy meets a woman who also survived being attacked by her ex. And, hear from Terra Newell, who fatally stabbed her estranged stepfather and whose story garnered notoriety with the podcast and scripted series, “Dirty John.” Check here to see where you can tune in.
If you or someone you know is being abused and need support, reach out to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1 (800) 799-7233 or TheHotline.org. Help is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.