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Episode 1

A Family Slaughtered
For Teen Love

Intruders killed three members of the Caffey family in a brutal assault. Terry, the father, barely survived and his daughter Erin was believed to be kidnapped. One of those intruders was Charlie Wilkinson, Erin’s boyfriend. It was a tragedy of epic proportions. Terry tells his story and how he escaped from the house.

The Caffey’s story is featured in the podcast series, A Family Slaughtered For Teen Love – Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil 


Episode 2

A Family Slaughtered
For Teen Love

Less than 24 hours after the murders… Charles Waid, Bobbi Johnson, Charlie Wilkinson, and Erin Caffey were all in custody…all charged with capital murder.

“I intended to kill them because I thought I was in love,” Charlie Wilkinson said during his interrogation. 

Six days after the murders, Terry was released from the hospital and he moved in with his sister’s family. That’s when everything that had happened finally started to sink in.

Dr. Phil provides insight into what it must be like to experience the kind of loss Terry has suffered and the stages of grief in episode two of
A Family Slaughtered For Teen Love: Mystery and Murder:
Analysis by Dr. Phil.

Episode 3

A Family Slaughtered
For Teen Love


In episode 3 of A Family Slaughtered for Teen Love, Mystery and Murder: Analysis by Dr. Phil, the intruders claim Erin was the mastermind behind the attack. However, Erin insists she was the victim.


Erin Caffey is now serving two life sentences plus 25 years for plotting the 2008 murders of her mother and two younger brothers, as well as the attempted murder of her father.


In an exclusive interview, Dr. Phil goes behind prison bars as Erin speaks out for the first time about the murder of her family.

Episode 4

A Family Slaughtered
For Teen Love

Although Erin's already revealed more to Dr. Phil than she’s admitted to anyone else before, a lot of questions remain unanswered. Plus, hear from Erin’s father, Terry, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds but managed to escape the attack and was the lone survivor.


Will Terry change his mind about his daughter’s role in the killings? Plus, hear from Erin’s father, Terry, who suffered multiple gunshot wounds but managed to escape the attack and was the lone survivor. Will Terry change his mind about his daughter’s role in the killings?

Bullying is:

  • Intentional, aggressive behavior

  • Imbalance of power

  • Repeated over time

  • Physical, verbal intimidation

  • Exclusion

  • Cyber harassment

Warning signs that your child may be the victim of bullying:

1. Makes up excuses not to go to school

2. Is often angry, sad or depressed, withdrawn, self-loathing and emotionally erratic

3. Frequently hurt by a particular person or group of people

4. Frequently picked on in the presence of other people

5. Mistakes are turned into a big deal by someone

6. Belongings are often stolen or taken

7. Always being confronted with lies/rumors

How parents encourage bullying in their own children:

  • Exercise absolute control over child

  • Threaten the child with spankings or other violence

  • Attempt to humiliate or embarrass the child as a way to punish them

  • Rule by fear

  • Push competition and contest too much

  • Teach their child that mistakes are unacceptable

  • Tell their child what to say, do or think

If your child is being picked on by a bully, sit down with him or her and go over this list of Do's and Don'ts to keep them safe:

1. Don't get into a fistfight with a bully or try to retaliate in other ways.

2. Don't believe the insults about you.

3. Don't overestimate how much power a bully has over you.

4. Don't think that bullying will stop if you ignore it.

5. Don't waste time in places online where bullies target you.

6. Don't be afraid to think of new ways to solve the conflict.

7. Don't believe you deserve to be picked on.

8. Do get real about bullying and how it makes you feel.

9. Do get angry, but keep anger under control.

10. Do write down how you feel.

11. Do learn to say and believe good things about yourself.

12. Do speak confidently when telling a bully not to physically touch you.

13. Do work on developing at least one good relationship with a classmate, neighbor and/or older child.

14. Do walk or run away if a bully tries to hurt you.


Adapted from Jay McGraw's book, Jay McGraw's Life Strategies for Dealing with Bullies


Do you think you could spot a narcissist? Could it be you or someone you know? Narcissistic personality disorder is a habitual pattern of grandiosity, a constant need for admiration, and a lack of empathy, beginning in early adulthood, and indicated by the following criteria. If any of these apply, you might have a narcissist in your midst!

1. A grandiose sense of self-importance where the individual exaggerates achievements and talents and expects to be recognized as superior without relevant accomplishments.

2. A preoccupation with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty or ideal love.

3. A belief that he or she is special and unique and can only be understood by, or should associate with, other special or high-status people or institutions.

4. A need for excessive admiration.

5. A sense of entitlement and unreasonable expectations of favorable treatment or automatic compliance with his or her expectations.

6. Interpersonally exploitative and takes advantage of others to meet his or her own end.

7. A lack of empathy and unwillingness to recognize or identify with the feelings and needs of others.

8. Envy of others or a belief that others are envious of him or her.

9. A demonstration of arrogant behaviors or attitudes.


(Source: DSM5) The above is provided for informational purposes only and cannot substitute for a full evaluation by a healthcare professional.

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