A Husband's Double Life

Studies show that as many as 18 to 24 million Americans suffer from sexual addiction; an overwhelming obsession that can destroy lives, ruin marriages and tear families apart. Elaine says she wishes she had never met her husband, Michael, because of the terrible secrets she’s uncovered about him. But did she ignore the warning signs before they got married? Michael says he knew he had a problem, but thought he could keep it a secret from his wife. You won’t believe where Michael’s addiction takes him multiple times a day and how he covered his tracks for seven years. And, Elaine recently made a shocking discovery. Should she be concerned for the safety of her two children? Find out what Dr. Phil thinks. Michael says he’s come clean, but will a polygraph exam reveal more hidden truths? Viewer discretion is advised.

  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Phil McGraw

Release Date: 2002-09-16
Seasons: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
TMDb: 3.5/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 60

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