January 10, 2017
Annalisa says she’s the black sheep of her family. She admits to using drugs, skipping school and has said that she has prostituted herself. She also says she fights with her mother every day and hates her stepdad.
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In the video above from Tuesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, the 16-year-old, who says her rebellious behavior started four years ago, shares why she began to act out.
“I feel like as I got older, I realized that my sisters had a dad and I didn’t have a dad,” she says of her biological father who is no longer alive. She adds that she wants a better relationship with her mother.
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“What do you expect her to do when you are doing rebellious and self-destructive behavior?” Dr. Phil asks.
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“Pay attention to me, because I’ve noticed that when I’m doing stupid things, it’s because I’m hurting inside, or I’m sad,” Annalisa reveals.
This episode airs Tuesday. Watch more here.