December 15, 2016
Alison and John both worry about how the trauma of Lauren’s death will affect their now, 14-year-old son and also Lauren’s twin.
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Just eight years old when his sister was killed by their mother’s boyfriend, this brave young man shares with Dr. Phil how he has been coping with the trauma of Lauren’s death, five years ago.
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“I just try to avoid thinking about it – and avoiding any situations where it could come to thinking about it,” says the teenager. He admits to occasionally questioning himself about what more he might have done.
He also opens up to Dr. Phil about his bond with his mom, and surviving sister and the complicated relationship he has with his father.
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This episode of Dr. Phil airs Thursday. Check here to find where you can watch.