“My brother, John, has a terrible gambling addiction,” says Bobby.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have family drama that needs help?
He says that John, a father of three, lives in their parents’ basement rent-free, that their mom, Shelly, cooks and cleans for him and washes his clothes, and that their dad gives him money.
“John has a complete safety net in my parents’ home,” Bobby says.WATCH: ‘If You Cannot Follow My Plan, My Program, Then You Just Shouldn’t Be Here,’ Dr. Phil Tells Guest
“My sister is absolutely enabling him,” adds Lori, Shelly’s sister. “This man needs to get a job, stop freeloading and start being responsible for those children.”
In the video above from Tuesday’s episode of Dr. Phil
, also hear from Shelly, who says her son has stolen money from her and treats her like “the bitch of the house.” And, hear from John’s girlfriend and mother of his three young children, Sarah. What does she say about John’s behavior?
Is Shelly ready to stop enabling her son? And, does John want to change his behavior? See what happens
on Tuesday. Check here
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25-Year-Old Admits His Gambling Is 'Completely Out Of Control'