Melvin says he is torn between the two women he loves: his wife of eight years, Rachel, and his girlfriend of two years, Chantelle. But Rachel says she’s fed up with the back-and-forth and wants him to make a decision so she can get on with her life -- with or without him. The three come together for the first time on Dr. Phil’s stage.
Dr. Phil asks Rachel, “What do you think about her being involved in your marriage?”
“It’s disgusting to me,” she says. “I don’t see how someone could do that. If she knows we were trying to work things out, she should be a woman and back away.”
Melvin, who claims he met Chantelle when he and Rachel were separated, says he is committed to his marriage. “When I said my vows, I meant my vows ‘til death do us part,” he says before walking offstage with Chantelle.
Melvin returns to the stage asking Dr. Phil for help, and the audience responds with a laugh, offending him.
Dr. Phil doesn’t mince words as he explains to Melvin that everyone can see the absurdity of the love triangle and the game he is playing with the women. “They’re laughing because it’s ridiculous. They’re laughing because your absolute and utter lack of insight and narcissistic, self-serving * is more than they can take,” he tells him. “And that should be a huge wake-up call to you.”
On Dr. Phil Thursday, Melvin and Rachel make a decision about the future of their relationship. Click here to see where you can watch.