Kevin says although he has raged at and verbally abused his long-time partner, Alethea, for years, he has never physically attacked her.

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“How are you able to put up that boundary?” asks Dr. Phil.

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“I guess there’s this part of me that incorrectly believes that the yelling doesn’t hurt, even though I know that’s very wrong,” Kevin responds, adding, “We’ve watched you enough to know that the verbal abuse is just as bad as the physical abuse.”

“It makes me change my behaviors because I never want to hear that again," says Alethea, adding, “And what I’ve found is; changing my behaviors hasn’t helped at all.”

Watch the video above to hear an audio recording Alethea made of Kevin during one of his rages, then check here to find out where you can watch Friday’s episode.

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