Dr. Phil May 9 2013 Recap
There was an extra dose of crazy in today’s episode of Dr. Phil, as Leah talked about why she shot her husband, their ill-conceived marriage, a reconciliation with him and being a role model for her daughter.
Dr. Phil: Woman Shoots Her Estranged Husband and Claims Self-Defense
Overnight, it seems, Leah went from wholesome mother of three children and Sunday school teacher to a promiscuous gun slinger. Leah sat down with Dr. Phil to talk about what went so wrong and why she shot her husband.
Dr. Phil: Woman Explains Shooting But Dr. Phil Doesn’t Believe Her
Leah makes a lot of claims and excuses as to why she shot her husband: I was backed into a corner, he was threatening me, I snapped, but Dr. Phil didn’t think this is the case and began to poke holes in her rationalizations.
Dr. Phil Woman Wants To Reconcile With Ex-Husband Despite Shooting Him
To the surprise of everyone, Leah said that she wants a reconciliation with her husband. Despite the fact that she shot him, he still calls her every few days and even puts their daughter on the phone with her. Dr. Phil tried to get to the bottom of just what is going on.
Dr. Phil: Wife Cheated On Husband Four Times & Needs Accountability
Leah was making a lot of excuses for what she did and asked for reconciliation, but Dr. Phil said that none of that will happen until Leah takes accountability for the things she has done – like cheating on her husband four times in the span of a year.
Dr. Phil: Taking Responsibility, Learning a Lesson, Being a Role Model
Dr. Phil started preparing Leah to change. He wants her to take responsibility for what she’s done and make her daughter understand just how wrong shooting her father really was. Only when Leah makes these changes can she obtain reconciliation and begin the healing process.