Jody and Mike say they can no longer parent their 14-year-old daughter, Michelle. The parents claim the teen does drugs, drinks alcohol, has had run-ins with the law and is a habitual runaway.
They also say she is dating an 18-year-old man who lets her stay with him when she leaves home.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a family drama that needs Dr. Phil’s help?
After speaking with Dr. Phil and being offered the opportunity to send Michelle to Turn-About Ranch, a working ranch that specializes in working with teens who are oppositional, manipulative and rebellious, they choose to send Michelle. WATCH: What 14-Year-Old Says Needs To Happen For Her To Get Along With Parents
Michelle responds telling her parents, “You’re not going to force me to go there. You’re not going to force me to do anything that I don’t want to do,” before putting up a fight backstage.
Watch the video above to see her meltdown. Will she finally agree to go?
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