2014 Shows

Soon-to-be exes Joey and Amanda say their marriage was over six months after they tied the knot, and Joey blames his mother-in-law, Mina, for stirring drama. He claims that Mina falsely accused him of being inappropriate with his 2-year-old daughter and told police that he tried to kidnap the child. How does Mina describe the accusations? Amanda says Joey has anger issues and yells, curses and punches the air when he’s mad. She also claims he once pushed her when she was 8 weeks pregnant and holding their then 18-month-old daughter. How does Joey explain the incident? And, who should have custody of their two children? Dr. Phil weighs in and offers this family advice for moving forward. Then, Ashley says her husband, Matt, had an affair with one of her friends a year-and-a-half ago, and she’s afraid to let him out of her sight. Matt admits he has cheated on his wife with three different women but insists he’s been faithful since the last affair. Why did he stray? Can Ashley learn to trust him again, or are they better off apart? (OAD: 10-24-13)

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Replied By: alwaysaskeptic on Jun 16, 2014, 8:24PM
It should now be mandatory to give every child born a DNA test to determine paternity. That's given that somebody actually witnessed the mother give birth. The cost would be miniscule compared to all the legal wrangling that can come up later in the game, having the wrong man pay child support and proper paternity could even come into play when it comes to certain health matters.
Replied By: newsmom on Jun 13, 2014, 8:34AM

It sounds like she still lives with her mother. Did anyone else notice she kept looking at her mother -- to see what to do/say? 

I don't blame him for being angry, but the man is SEETHING and that isn't good for anyone. I hope they get the help they need for the children's sake.

Replied By: truebennett99 on Jun 12, 2014, 2:37PM
These women are trying to keep his children from him.
Replied By: skyemail on Jun 12, 2014, 10:36AM
such a mismatched couple.  How did these two ever get together?

She is beautuful, articulate, hard working, and seems to be intelligent.  He looks like someone who just escaped from prison and looks mean enough to kick a puppy...  Of course people do not have control over their looks but normally couples pair up on a more level playing field.  Why do women fall for guys like this?  It's hard to imagine this couple trying to coparent a child for 18 years!
Replied By: naturemum on Jun 12, 2014, 8:37AM
How dare this woman claim to have PTSD due to cheating.  PTSD is mostly due to abuse, both physical & emotional or other horrific exeriences NOT beause someone cheated!! Either throw him out, get out or get help to deal with it.
Replied By: naturemum on Jun 12, 2014, 8:31AM
When the  hell was this phrase invented? It's visitation, seeing the kids, not some buzz word! The moher in law needs to butt out of their lives. She's not a perfect parent as her daughter is very childish so take some ownership for her immaturity M-I-L!
Replied By: loyalalways on Jun 12, 2014, 2:23AM - In reply to nonamenoface05
Your words to the wife who's been cheated on are very harsh. Obviously you haven't walked in her shoes. If you had, you'd have more compassio and understanding. It doesn't take a couple of weeks oir months to get over infidelity. It's a very devastating betrayal. Your comments to her were cold and cruel. I hope it never happens to you because karma is a bitch.
Replied By: loyalalways on Jun 12, 2014, 2:01AM
 First of all, this mother-in-law needs to mind her own business. It's not her place to tell her daughter not to put the father's name on the birth certificate. It's not her place to butt in at all!!! I don't blame him for being angry. As soon as I heard they tried to keep his name off the birth certificate, I knew who was the problem with this group of people. That mother and mother-in-law wouldn't like it if HER name was not put on the certficate. Just because you gave birth to that child doesn't mean that you're entitled to be the only parent. That is also HIS child, too. Children need 2 parents, especially if the father wants to be involved. 

I can't believe that Dr. Phil took the women's side in this. The father wasn't the only person acting jerky. The women were acting the same way. Why didn't Dr. Phil point that out? All he did was point out that the guy was acting jerky. Well, the women were acting bitchy and vindictive!!! He wouldn't like it if Robin decided not to put his name on his kids birth certificates. That is NOT the mother-in-law's decision and she should keep her mouth shut. The mother of these children needs to grow up and handle things herself, not run to mommy every time something goes wrong. If she can't do that, then she needs to forget about having any kind of relationship.
Replied By: jjerseyjo on Jun 11, 2014, 6:55PM - In reply to imshirl
Wow...I feel you are absolutely right on here and I totally agree! Also it comes across to me that mom-in-law would make anyone bonkers!! What a hot mess! And of course the kids suffer for it all...
Replied By: efadams on Jun 11, 2014, 6:09PM - In reply to cupid2011
Father's have rights and luckily the courts see that these days so hopefully he can be involved in his children's lives and hopefully the "Mother in law" will cease on running to the court over every issue. It's plain they are trying to create a paper trail.
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