Alyssa says she is shocked that her mother, Carla, got back together with her former boyfriend, Ron, 10 months ago. She says she doesn’t understand why she would bring him back into their lives.

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Ron spent six years in jail for assaulting his daughter, Alyssa’s younger sister, Vittoria, when Vittoria was an infant. He categorically denies ever harming the child.

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Alyssa says that Carla “insisted that – if he did do it – it wasn’t intentional, and that I should quit holding a grudge against him.”

In the video above, Carla’s mother, Marian, says, “I don’t know why she’s seeing him. It’s just baffling.” She says she’s told Carla that Ron can never come to their home.

On Monday ’s episode, Carla says she’s in love with Ron and doesn’t believe he hurt Vittoria – at least not on purpose. How does she explain her testimony in court?

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