Debbie claims she’s allergic to almost everything, and her ritualistic behavior is taking over her life.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Life in crisis?
“I have bad reactions to allergens. They’re in your furniture, they’re on your skin, your hair,” Debbie says. “I live in survival mode on a daily basis.”
Debbie says that she keeps her dirty clothes in the dishwasher, washes her plates in her pool and doesn’t turn on the heat in the winter because of the recycled air. Debbie admits that her behavior is driving a wedge between her and her husband, Kelly.WATCH: What It’s Like For Woman Who Claims She’s Allergic To Almost Everything To Pack For A Trip And Travel To Be A Guest On ‘Dr. Phil’
“I have told my husband that if he wants to hug me, he has to take a shower and once he comes back, he’s able to touch me,” says Debbie. “It’s ruining our marriage.”
In the video above from Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil
, hear more about how Debbie lives her life. And, see what happens backstage as she prepares to go on the show. What does Dr. Phil uncover that he thinks may be causing Debbie’s behaviors? Check here
to see where you can watch.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Is Dr. Phil your only hope?
‘You Don’t Have Allergies,’ Dr. Phil Says To Guest Who Claims She’s Allergic To Almost Everything