Steve Wilkos August 22 2013
Steve Wilkos is tackling an all-too-common scenario on the August 22 episode. This young woman’s abusive boyfriend says, “I’m not sorry I beat her.” Find out why her family wants an intervention and whether Steve can help them get through to her.
Steve Wilkos: I’m Not Sorry I Beat Her
Taylor and Joseph have been together for two years, and neither of them denies that he is abusive to her. He even rattled off the various ways he has hit and beaten her, including an incident on their anniversary that left her with a scar on her face. Hear the full, unapologetic account on Steve Wilkos August 22.
Taylor knows that her mother and sister want her to get out of the relationship, but she will not do it because she loves him. Joe thinks that Taylor’s mom needs to stay out of his business and keep her “big mouth” shut. In fact, he said that sometimes he hits Taylor because her mother makes him want to lash out. This guy may need some anger management classes.
Steve Wilkos: Woman Leaves Abusive Relationship
The young woman knows she has to choose between her boyfriend and her mother. Steve Wilkos tried to explain that even the neighbors don’t want Joseph living around them, especially when the police have to intervene.
Taylor felt she was partly responsible, because she has hit and abused him as well. Steve explained to her that change is hard for everyone, but sometimes the outcome is worth whatever it takes. Sadly, being rational does not always get through to people in this type of situation, but will it work on Steve Wilkos August 22?
Joseph came out to confront his girlfriend, and he did not seem interested in changing things at all. Steve pointed out that Taylor is lucky to have family members who support and care about her. In the end, it seemed like she saw a chance to get a fresh start, and maybe she left Joseph behind for good, after he showed his true colors on national TV.