Dr. Phil Review: Differentiating Love From Enabling Self-Destructive Behavior (8/8/14)

Back in March, Dr. Phil focused on the case of 20-year old Lacey (photo in this recap) who worked in a strip club to support her drug addiction. Her mother, Dee, sought professional help in the show as she feared that Lacey’s self-destructive behavior is similar to the path she once took. Dr. Phil assessed the case, eventually noticing that Dee was part and parcel to Lacey’s downward spiral. Dee saw her actions as a natural recourse from a loving mother but Dr. Phil thought otherwise. Below are the highlights of their conversation. Happening All Over Again. Dee related an…

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Judge Mathis Recap 8/8/14: $2,281 for Child Support

Judge Mathis dismisses Larry Griffin(left, photo)’s $5,000 child support refund suit and awards Jaime Johnston (right) $2,281 for child support. The judge then awards David Dawkins $3,500 for his brother James Dawkins’ stealing David’s identity. Lastly, the judge awards Juwan Hawkins $3,200 for former friend Roy Edmondson’s smashing Juwan’s recording equipement. Judge Mathis dismisses Roy’s $1,200 counterclaim for lost wages. Paternity Larry Griffin of Cedar Heights sues his ex-girlfriend Jaime Johnston of Omaha, NE, for $5,000, for a refund on child support. He petitions the court for a paternity test. She countersues him for $2,281 for child support. Larry says that his…

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Dr. Phil Review: The Powerful Impacts of False Accusations (8/7/14)

Throughout the course of Dr. Phil, a lot of cases related to cheating have been addressed. One particular couple deviated from the usual when it appeared that the wife’s accusations were entirely baseless. As a result, a long-time marriage went through an agonizing process and the couple’s children had to suffer the consequences arising from the incessant arguments. How did Dr. Phil deal with the couple? Compounded Allegations.  Dorothy (photo in this recap) and Bob have been married for 23 years but as the years progressed, Dorothy’s suspicions on her husband’s personality started to pile up. The biggest issue she…

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America’s Got Talent Recap: Group 2 Results, Lindsey Stirling Performs (8/6/14)

America’s Got Talent had its second results show into the quarterfinals and the results were a resounding stamp of approval for the five most popular acts in Group 2. A majority of the performers heading to the semis received tremendous applause last night, proof that they are capable of going far this season. Last night’s performances elicited several moments of heated debates within the judges panel, largely initiated by Howard Stern and Mel B. The two celebrities didn’t hide their disappointments at some of the acts that the rest found impressive. Judging from the results, it appears that America saw…

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Dr. Phil Review: Teen Promiscuousness, Self-Esteem & Parenting (8/6/14)

Back in June, Dr. Phil addressed the case 16-year old Claire (photo in this recap) who has admitted to engaging with multiple sex partners. On top of this, she has developed a habit of drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana. Dr. Phil delved into the issue of self-esteem and parenting, two important factors that play a big role in changing Claire’s point of view on the lifestyle she’s been pursuing. Uncontrollable Teen. Claire’s mother, Fany, was troubled over the fact that her daughter has become uncontrollable, especially with her excessive partying and abandonment to sex with different partners. More than age…

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