Dr. Robin says there are a few ways that Marnie and Mark are creating conflict in their household. She says that Mark is giving up his power—and Marnie is causing him to shut down.
Dr. Robin suggests Mark learned to retreat from problems before forming his relationship with Marnie. "You learned somewhere in your history that the ways in which you love someone is to also not have boundaries," she tells Mark. "And when it doesn't work out, you check out."