Dr. Phil: How to Rid Yourself of Toxic Relationships

In 2001, an audience member asked Dr. Phil how she should contend with a "taker" in her life. When confronting such a person, Dr. Phil said, "You have to be willing to lose the relationship." Most importantly, for every person in your life, he went on, you must ask yourself what the cost is to you for being in that relationship. If you feel the need to conform to someone and can't be true to yourself, Dr. Phil explains in the video above, then that relationship is not worth the investment.