DMX had a breakthrough on "Couples Therapy" (Wed., 10 p.m. ET on VH1) as he talked to therapist Dr. Jenn Berman about his relationship with his estranged mother.
The rapper said that he'd previously turned to drugs to relieve stress but now that he's stopped using he'll call wife Tashera Simmons instead.
Why? "I just wanted to say ... " he began, "I just wanted to say, 'Mommy.'"
He added that his mom "never told me that she loved me," before breaking down completely.
Later on, as Tashera pointed out that lots of people have been in the same predicament, DMX toughed it out. "So what? She didn't say she loved me, so what? ... I'm here, I'm healthy, I got kids, I got a good career."
Find out what happens next as DMX, Tashera and a whole slew of celebrity pairings enjoy a season full of "Couples Therapy," Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on VH1.
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