"‘Our Son-In-Law's Lies, Cover Ups and Disturbing Secrets'"
ALL-NEW! Chuck and Amanda say their six-year marriage is loud, violent and full of rage. Chuck says they scream and holler in front of their two young children causing Amanda to "run to her parents," Tami and Tom, to "tattle on him." Her parents have said that they want them to divorce if these problems cannot be solved, but Amanda says that's not an option. How will she respond when Chuck reveals a secret he says he has been keeping?
"‘Dump My Son Now! He's A ‘Lying, Abusive, Remorseless Con Artist''"
ALL-NEW! Wendy claims her son, Grant, is a professional "con artist" who has a history of abusing alcohol and women, including his pregnant girlfriend, Korin. Korin says she's already lost primary custody of one child because of Grant's behavior, and now, she worries that she and Grant could be on the verge of losing their remaining children. Grant admits he likes to drink, but says his mom and girlfriend need to deal with it, and it's not his fault Korin's child was taken away. Wendy wants Korin to leave her son now, but Korin insists her relationship "isn't that bad." But do her letters to Dr. Phil pleading for help tell a different story? Can Dr. Phil help her face reality? And, will he be able to get through to Grant before he loses his family for good?
"‘Beatings, Bruises, Withholding Food: My Mom's ‘Cycle of Abuse''" ALL-NEW! Twenty-two-year-old Joselyn claims when she was growing up, her mother, Aaliyah's, use of corporal punishment was downright abusive. Tragically, Aaliyah's son murdered his grandmother, Aaliyah's mother, in December 2012, and Joselyn says that she believes Aaliyah's abuse contributed to him "snapping." Aaliyah doesn't deny she used extreme discipline, but says she also grew up with abuse and was parenting the only way she knew how. With their tense relationship already on thin ice, can Dr. Phil give these women what they need to end the cycle of violence?
"From All-American Hockey Player to Homeless Aspiring Rapper: ‘Save Our Son from the Streets of L.A.'"
ALL-NEW! Twenty-one-year-old Nick left his hometown three months ago, hitchhiking over 2,300 miles to Los Angeles with no money, no phone, and no specific plan. He says he was pursuing his "call to greatness" to become a rap superstar. Nick's parents, Jennifer and Nick Sr., as well as his sisters, Sarah and Jacqueline, all say they think Nick has lost it because he has been homeless since leaving home, and seems to have no desire to get off the streets. Can Dr. Phil navigate this tense reunion as the family sees Nick for the first time since he's been gone?
***ADVISORY: STRONG SEXUAL CONTENT***
"A Father Accused: Did He Molest His Daughter Over 100 Times?"
ALL-NEW! Brittany claims her father, Tim, sexually abused her at least 100 times, starting when she was 7 years old, but her father adamantly denies the allegations. For the first time in three years, Brittany and her mother, Danielle, confront Tim face to face. Plus, Tim agreed to take a polygraph to clear his name. Will it? Find out!
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