Dr Phil: Amber Attacked
After being beaten by her ex-boyfriend, Amber is confused about how she feels. Her head tells her to move on, but her feelings say that she still wants to take care of him. Amber has put restraining orders against Austin several times, but she keeps going back on them. The last time, he beat her into submission with a baseball bat. She spent four days in ICU.
Amber’s family and friends have started to abandon her. They love her, but they can’t keep watching her put herself through the pain of being with Austin. Even Amber’s best friend has told her that she is done. Amber fears that she will get back together with Austin when he gets out of prison. Her mother fears that Austin will kill Amber if she goes back to him.
Dr Phil: Sweet 16 Tips From Life Code
Dr Phil explained why her ex-boyfriend is a bad person. He is a BAITER that uses and abuses her. Dr Phil learned that Amber has a son to protect in this situation too. He said that in order to be the best for herself and her son, she should apply Dr Phil’s Sweet 16 Rules for Winners. These are rules that Dr Phil sees people use when they want to win at life. Currently, Amber is allowing herself to be used.
He said the most important one is dealing with the truth. She knows in her head that this man is bad for her. She needs to listen to that voice above all others. Also important is surrounding herself with support. Her mother wants her to get better, but she told her there is only so much she can watch Amber go through.
Amber accepted Dr Phil’s help, a copy of Life Code and counseling to get over Austin.