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          PLAYING ‘You Do What I Call Catastrophizing,’ Dr. Phil Tells Guest

          ‘You Do What I Call Catastrophizing,’ Dr. Phil Tells Guest


          September 21, 2018

          Charles says that his 12-year marriage to his wife, Sally, is in crisis. He claims that she is a liar, has left him 19 times, is now dating another man and that he feels like a “pawn in a chess game” – and that the roller-coaster of emotions is making him physically ill.

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          “I feel like I’m having a heart attack from all the pain and stress that she’s putting me through,” he says. Recently, he even was rushed to the E.R. in an ambulance because he says his heart was so broken.

          Sally calls Charles a “drama queen” and says he thrives on attention – and that she’s done with the relationship.

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          “You do what I call, catastrophizing,” Dr. Phil tells Charles on Friday’s episode. After reading an extensive list of the terms and phrases Charles uses, he warns him about the power of language. “You’re melodramatic and catastrophic in your language. I say that not just to point out that you’re melodramatic and catastrophic in your language, I do that because language is very powerful,” Dr. Phil continues. “This catastrophic language can really make you sick.”

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