Dr. Phil: May 6 2013
Dr. Phil played host to what was probably one of the most damaged married couples ever. Between their physical altercations lay their children, who were steadily being damaged by their parents’ immaturity.
Dr. Phil: Marital Problems, Spousal Abuse And Owning Your Behavior
Jesse and Mary’s marriage is a mess. When one is calling the other names, the other is sparking a physical altercation. With three children between them, they need to get this issue resolved pronto if they want to save their marriage. The question is, however, is it worth saving?
Dr. Phil: Dishonesty In Marriage & Taking Responsibility For Actions
Both Mary and Jesse are guilty of infidelity and lying in many different ways, and both are having a hard time owning up to it. Dr. Phil advises the couple that they need to start to own their actions and take responsibility for what they say and do.
Dr. Phil: Jesse Wanted Mary To Get An Abortion & Pregnant Booty Call?
Mary says that Jesse wanted her to abort the first child the two were to have together, and apparently, he “convinced her.” Jesse says that Mary is lying, and says she was nothing but a booty call, even after they had children together.
Dr. Phil: Jesse And Mary’s Kids Are Witnessing Domestic Abuse
Jesse and Mary talk about the many physical altercations they have gotten into, some of them in front of their children. Jesse talks about his past, and Dr. Phil encourages him to move past it so that he can grow up.
Dr. Phil: Traumatic Childhood Abuse & Marital Counseling
Mary was subject to traumatic childhood abuse that she says is partially responsible for her actions, and Dr. Phil says she needs to take control of her life and stop letting those things get in the way.