Mothers and their teenage daughters are rife for conflict under normal circumstances, but what happens when one party turns violent? Victoria wrote to Dr. Phil after she says her 18-year-old daughter, Jessica, physically attacked her on multiple occasions, leaving a gash in her head from a cellphone and her house damaged, as well as her body bruised after a Thanksgiving day family throw down. Victoria says she’s tried everything she can to help Jessica and she’s afraid her daughter is going to end up homeless, in jail, or dead without Dr. Phil’s help.

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