2014 Shows

Jerame says his wife, Jessica, was “smoking hot” back in high school, but now a decade later, he says she has let herself go -- and his attraction toward her has fizzled. He says that he wants Jessica to lose weight and put more effort into her appearance. Jessica says that between being the primary breadwinner of the family and raising two kids, she’s just too exhausted to worry about shopping, putting on make-up or working out. She also says Jerame’s snide comments about her appearance have completely deflated her self-esteem. Dr. Phil calls in “the big guns” -- his wife, Robin -- to help the couple get back on track. She has some stern words for Jerame, who admits he can be insensitive, and important advice for Jessica about making herself a priority. Then, Robin whisks Jessica backstage for a confidence-boosting makeover, including a pampering facial with products from her new skincare line, Robin McGraw Revelation. Learn about Robin’s simple three-step regimen for a healthier, younger-looking complexion and why she created the products in conjunction with her foundation, When Georgia Smiled, to help stop domestic violence. See Jessica’s brand-new look! How will Jerame react? Can he and Jessica put the sizzle back in their marriage?

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Replied By: fillintheblank on Apr 11, 2014, 3:03PM - In reply to manofreason
"She got him" (What a catch! Come now. Did you feel him? ) Really, wouldn't it be nice to have this related to actual humans relations and not some imagined fantasy?  Navigating with love and respect rather than adolescent petulance? Sorry, no disrespect....just saying....
Replied By: fillintheblank on Apr 11, 2014, 2:38PM - In reply to skyemail
I very much agree with this, and thought it was a good point. This could have been a "teaching moment" that was missed.
Replied By: loyalalways on Apr 11, 2014, 1:25PM - In reply to sadiegirl1987
I couldn't agree with you more. I, too, hope she kicks his sorry ass to the curb and finds someone who will treat her like she deserves to be treated.  I hope that with her new-found self esteem that she will realize that she CAN find someone else who's worthy of her, not this loser. 

And, he IS a loser! He doesn't deserve someone like her. He deserves someone who will keep leaving him and emotionally abusing him because he's not a perfect enough trophy for his partner. Then he can see how HE likes to be treated like a piece of merchandise.
Replied By: skyemail on Apr 11, 2014, 12:10PM - In reply to piscean
Instead of attacking the husband, time should have been spent explaining to him that possibly his expectations are unrealistic.  Also, it would have been interesting to explore why it is so important that his wife be hot after ten years when she is obviously a wonderful person in so many ways.  Many men have that outlook so understanding why the trophy wife image is so important could be revealing to many people.
Replied By: fillintheblank on Apr 11, 2014, 12:05PM - In reply to mikesb
The reason many find the husband presentation of his behavior (which was taped and then opened up to him for either confirmation or rebuttal) was due to his own faults as a life mate. This was clearly seen in his search and desire for "eye candy" and his repeated threats to leave her-hence the marriage did not seem sound to begin with. The wife's choice of a life mate is seems to point to low self esteem from the beginning. But consummate love does not hold up to passion alone. Both of them were in need of "recalibration" but in this case, HE got what he was looking for. A ridiculous "make over." So, actually, he did not get "beaten up" at all.
Replied By: skyemail on Apr 11, 2014, 12:00PM - In reply to kgrebel
This guy is clueless.  He only considers his own outlook.  Obviously his immature attitude is the result of growing up in a hime where mommy did everything for him.  Men in that situation believe women are here to serve them.  In most places, men and women share responsibilities and help each other.  The idea of having a trophy wife is a thing of the past.
Replied By: skyemail on Apr 11, 2014, 11:56AM
There was way too much NOT said on this show.  This woman seems like a wonder wife who is trying to be supermom.  She worked full time while attending college and is now supporting her family and taking care of two children while trying to get time to get to the gym.  Her husband is bothered by taking care if the kids whike she is at the gym!  The guy must have some ego to come on TV to complain about his wife's looks whike he is out of work, balding, and not exactly buff himself.  

Dr. Phil could have said so much more to her husband.  Like: Does he really expect his wife if ten years after having two children and working a full time job to look as "hot" as she did when she was 18?  Why is it so important to have a hot wife to show off when he has a wonderful wife who is taking care of house and family?  Does he have any idea he is to have her?  His attitude seems so immature, like he has not evolved past high school.  Unfortunately, many men still think like him even into middle age.  They must be clueless.  

When she has so much going for her, I have to question why she puts up with him!  I hope she starts to

realize her worth and tell him to grow up and get iver himself.
Replied By: fillintheblank on Apr 11, 2014, 11:52AM - In reply to lesgilmour
Absoultely agree. No matter how much Dr. Phil said it was for her, the husband's smug expression said it all.
Replied By: fillintheblank on Apr 11, 2014, 11:46AM - In reply to shaggy32
Yes, that "girly girl" comment was ridiculous and very telling. A "girly girl" persona for what? Please her repulsive husband? For him to get what he wants?? Empowered women do not, generally speaking need for, want or respond to being a girly girl. This whole show indicated a lack of depth and understanding.
Replied By: mrshorsefly on Apr 11, 2014, 11:42AM
 Honey if you actually read this post....you need to pack his stuff and put in a box and put it on the front lawn!  You are letting him show your children how to treat women!  In the meantime you also should find a local meetings of Al-anon or a abuse center for counseling.  It is abuse and you are a beautiful Mommy who deserves someone who will love you for who you are!

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