“My parents criticize the way that I raise my son,” says David who says he is jobless, homeless, and bringing up his 2-and-a-half-year-old son alone. He says he and the toddler have been on their own since 2015.

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John and Terry both claim David is neglecting their grandson’s most basic needs, and each has offered to take the toddler in while David gets back on his feet, but David denies their claims and says he thinks his son is better off with him.


In the video above, David details his daily routine with the child, explaining why he says he wants to keep the boy with him, instead of sending him to live with his grandparents. “I can’t give him the world – but I can show him what the world is.”

Will David accept help to achieve a more stable environment for himself and his son? Tune in to Wednesday’s Dr. Phil.

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