The divorced couple appeared on the 2nd episode of the 2nd season of ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life’ last night (April 20, 2013) to openly air their grievances with one another in an effort to move forward in co-parenting their two children, Kairo (16) and Kaleigh (13).
While Bob appeared forthcoming throughout the process, Sheree seemed unable to articulate a complete thought. Iyanla held no punches as she poked and prodded them both in an effort to reveal what was truly the underlying factor of their animosity.
I could do an in-depth analysis about how Sheree is delusional in claiming that the unfinished monstrosity known as Chateau Sheree is actually for her kids and why Bob feels that paying her child support was unnecessary… but I’ve already revealed those details over the years.
I’m not here to beat that dead horse… I’ll just let Iyanla (and Oprah) take over from where I left off.
Details + video of Bob & Sheree’s Iyanla: Fix My Life Appearance below…
Video: Iyanla Meets Divorced Parents Bob & Sheree Whitfield
Reality TV star Sheree Whitfield has been building her dream mansion—Château Sheree—for years. Iyanla, who is in Atlanta to help Sheree and her ex-husband learn how to co-parent, believes the home represents how many parts of Sheree’s life are incomplete.
Watch Iyanla’s conversation with Sheree about her unfinished home, failed marriage and how everything in her life is interconnected in the video below…
In a one-on-one session, Iyanla delves deep with Bob about his failed marriage and a time he saw his son, Kairo, following his example—one that Bob wishes he hadn’t seen.
Find out what it was and watch as Bob expresses his love for his son in the following video…
VIDEO: How Bob Whitfield Saw Himself in His Son Kairo
Former Real Housewives of Atlanta star Sheree Whitfield and her ex-husband, retired NFL player Bob Whitfield, sit down with Iyanla to work through issues that are affecting their ability to be successful co-parents.
During Iyanla’s conversation with the estranged couple, Bob comes clean about his true feelings for Sheree and reveals why he despised what she did on her reality show. Watch Sheree’s response…
VIDEO: Bob Goes In on Sheree: “It’s All About Sheree”…
Divorced parents Sheree and Bob Whitfield admit that they don’t love—or even like—each other anymore. For that reason, Iyanla says it’s impossible for them to successfully co-parent at this time. Watch as she sets new ground rules for Sheree and Bob and explains how they’re affecting their children.
Plus, why did Iyanla throw a “flag on the field”? Find out in the following video…
VIDEO: Co-Parenting Guidelines – Iyanla Fix My Life
As their session comes to an end, Iyanla asks divorced couple Sheree and Bob Whitfield to commit to a parental agreement. Watch as they share what they’ll do differently in order to become better parents.
Plus, Iyanla says her work with Sheree and Bob is not done… find out what happened after the cameras stopped rolling….
VIDEO: Iyanla Gives Up… ‘My work here is not done’
Just for the record… here is the list of agreements contained in the ‘Parental Contract’ Iyanla presented to both Bob & Sheree:
I am a parent. I understand that this is an important role in my life, a gift from God and a blessing in the world. I take my role as a parent seriously, and I commit to myself, God and my children to be the best, do the best and give my best to my children at all times, in all situations, under all circumstances.
I am committed to being a parent. This means that my children, their needs and their well-being are a priority in my life.
I am committed to providing for my children, protecting my children, nurturing my children and teaching my children the best of what I know by being an example of affirmation, patience and unconditional love.
I am committed to being the best parent I can be by healing and handling my personal needs and issues that could impact my role as a parent. In so doing, I am further committed to leading and guiding my children by being a demonstration of good character and personal integrity in every area of my life.
I am committed to being a respectful and cooperative co-parent and to keeping the lines of communication open and flowing between my partner and myself.
I am committed to providing my children a safe, secure and positive environment by doing what I say I will do when I say I will do it. And when I cannot, I will renegotiate my commitment prior to breaking it.
I am committed to being a demonstration of love, affection and unconditional positive regard so that my children will know, feel and accept that they are valuable, worthy and important to me and in the world.
I am committed to letting my children know that I am available, accessible and willing to support and encourage them, offering correction, structure and discipline as needed and required.