Love and Lies
Why do some women return to violent relationships, and why can’t some men refrain from striking the woman they say they love? Dr. Phil issues a strong warning to abusers: “If you're going to try to sell to me that it's OK to hit a woman, you need to circle the wagons, because I’m coming!” Vicki and Ernie called their marriage quits after he admitted to an emotional affair. Vicki says her ex-husband was loving and charming when they first met, but he went from “Mr. Perfect to Mr. Psycho” and got physical with her twice. Ernie went to jail for beating his wife, but he says he’s rehabilitated and wants a second chance. Should Vicki take him back or kick him to the curb for good? Then, a high-profile celebrity couple made headlines for alleged domestic violence. The bruised photos of pop diva Rihanna shocked and outraged fans all over the world. Reportedly, she has taken back R&B singer Chris Brown, the man accused of assaulting her. Is Chris Brown getting the celebrity treatment? Hear Dr. Phil's experience of the teen idol. And, find out why a criminal defense lawyer says Brown should not do jail time.