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          PLAYING Woman Describes Event She Says Led Her To Become An Alcoholic

          Woman Describes Event She Says Led Her To Become An Alcoholic

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          May 5, 2017

          Aundrea admits that she is an alcoholic and a liar. She says she has been drinking for the last nine years, after she realized it made her feel better when she was upset.

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          “I had an argument with my husband one night, and he laughed at me, and rolled over and went to sleep,” Aundrea recalls. “I still was just so upset, so I thought, you know what? A rum and coke would be really good right now. I think I’ll do that.”

          “So you got up and went and medicated yourself, essentially,” Dr. Phil says.

          “I didn’t know that’s what I was doing. I just thought, oh boy. This is great. Why didn’t I do this sooner,” Aundrea continues.

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          Andrea’s family says she has been drinking since then and has been an embarrassment to them. Her daughter, Rachel, says Aundrea showed up at her fifth-grade school birthday party drunk and singing and dancing, has driven carpool intoxicated and has been arrested multiple times, sometimes in their community while neighbors watched.

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          Does Aundrea have any remorse for her actions? See what she says in the video above. And on Friday’s episode, she reveals a secret she says she’s been keeping from her family that may cause her to go to prison. Check here to see where you can watch.

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