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In the 1950’s, the ideal family consisted of a mother, father, two kids and a white picket fence. But the traditional family unit has evolved with extended families, single parents, gay parents, adoption and no children. Aaron and Rachael have been married for three years and recently decided that they don’t want kids. They say they like to travel, consider their dogs their “babies,” and are not enthused by the idea of changing diapers and screaming tots. Aaron’s mom, Michele, worries that her son and daughter-in-law are too young to understand the magnitude of their decision and will regret it some day. Will Aaron and Rachael reconsider? Then, Jennifer, 50, is a self-proclaimed cougar whose boyfriend, Jeff, is 32 years old. Jennifer’s 28-year-old son, Jonathan, says he doesn’t approve of the May/December romance. Will this love last, or does Jonathan have a right to be concerned for his mom? And, meet a woman who says she’s been judged ever since adopting her 4-year-old daughter from China. Share your thoughts, join the discussion.

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The latest challenge for the Dr. Phil Family is Alex's custody battle for her 6-year-old son, Nathan, and 2-year-old daughter, Leilah. Nathan has lived most of his life with his grandparents, Erin and Marty, but now that his father wants custody, will a judge remove him from the only home he's really ever known? Next, Erin reacts to her critics on the DrPhil.com message boards. Then, Chris, Alex’s soon-to-be ex-husband, has tough questions for her. See her impassioned responses. And, Chris' mom joins the show and expresses her concern about the bruises found on her granddaughter, and Chris reveals new information about the marks. Plus, Dr. Phil has a strong message for both grandmothers. Join the discussion.

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Are you a parent who is over- or under-involved in your child's life? Dr. Phil talks with a self-proclaimed Helicopter Mom, a Free-Range mother and two experts to help you find a happy balance while raising your kids. First up, you won't believe what happened to Lori when she let her 10-year-old son walk to soccer practice by himself. Next, meet two moms with opposite parenting approaches: Kristen lets her kids walk to friends' houses on their own and make their own mistakes, while Beckie says she can't imagine letting her kids walk around the neighborhood or even to the school playground unattended. Find out what Dr. Phil thinks. Then, Linda Murray, editor-in-chief of BabyCenter.com and Dr. Michele Borba, a parenting educator and author, share the pros and cons of different parenting styles. And, Dr. Phil checks in with Teresa, who became known as America's Most Over-Protective Mom. Find out if she and her daughter, Ashlee, who's now 18, are getting along better. Talk about the show here.

To Spank or Not To Spank? Read Dr. Phil’s blog and weigh in!

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It’s the first Monday of the New Year, and in case you’re already having trouble with your resolutions, listen up! Dr. Phil and his special guests have advice for how to leave bad habits behind in 2009! Joining Dr. Phil is the king of comedy and author of the book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man, Steve Harvey. See the hilarious comic dish advice to Michelle, who wants to stop dating losers, Jain, who wants to stop judging people based on their zodiac sign, and Denise, who has a huge collection you won’t believe! Plus, Dr. Phil correspondent and comedienne Kathleen Madigan finds out what people on the streets are vowing to never do again in 2010. Everyone is in stitches during this lighthearted look at New Year’s resolutions. Don’t miss this show!

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(Original Air Date: 10/09/09) Have you ever been the target of vicious lies, had your reputation ruined by false accusations or done something you wish you could take back? Kevin’s life was changed forever when a horrendous accusation was made against him and three other young men. Headlines were harsh and public opinion ran rampant when the young men were arrested for allegedly raping an 18-year-old Hofstra University student. Twenty-year-old Kevin was facing 25 years in prison when the victim admitted that she lied. Will he ever recover from these horrific false accusations? Dr. Phil speaks with Kevin and members of his family who are struggling to put their lives back together and move forward. And, Chelsea was horrified when a naked photo of her was posted on the Internet. Will she forever be haunted by a stupid mistake? Learn what you can do when your reputation is under fire. Join the discussion.

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