Dr Phil March 8 2013 Recap
Mark didn’t think that Dr. Phil could help him. He actually liked being a rude, arrogant jerk and taking advantage of his wife. Nikol told Dr. Phil she didn’t want to stay with Mark, but couldn’t leave. Dr. Phil helped them move in the right direction and get help.
Dr Phil: Mark’s Emotional Affairs & Taking Advantage Of His Wife Nikol
Mark told Dr. Phil the extent of his destruction. He has peed on people in bars and driven home drunk because he doesn’t care. He’s taken advantage of his wife and she wants Dr. Phil to help their marriage. The problem isn’t the marriage, it’s Mark.
Dr Phil: Mark’s Bad Childhood, Fear Of Intimacy & Need For Protection
Dr. Phil asked Mark about his childhood. He was in drug rehab because his mother didn’t want to take care of him and his father was never around. He did what he had to to protect other people from him. He felt like he was programmed to screw up.
Dr Phil: Nikol Was Abused As a Teen & Should She Stay Married To Mark?
Nikol’s past was as rocky as Mark’s. She was abused in her foster homes and tried to get pregnant to get out. Dr. Phil told her that she and Mark need to work on themselves before their marriage.
Dr Phil: Mark Gets Counseling For Past Hurt & Moves In Right Direction
Dr. Phil offered Mark and Nikol free counseling in their hometown in order to heal. They will do separate counseling and reevaluate their marriage. It’s a step in the right direction.