Nina says she has “created a Beverly Hills brat.”
She admits that she parented her 15-year-old daughter, Nicolette, out of guilt
, giving her everything she wanted, including, at one time, a credit card with no spending limit. However, she says she realizes her daughter’s behavior is getting “out of control” so she reduced her spending limit to $1,000 a month.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Do you need Dr. Phil to “get real” with someone?
Nicolette says she’s entitled to all the money she needs
, as this is the way she has been raised, so her mom cannot just take it away from her. She says her mom gave her everything she wanted as a child because she was never physically present for her, and says that made her feel unloved. WATCH: ‘We’re Talking About Me Here; This Is My Show,’ 15-Year-Old Says To Dr. Phil
Dr. Phil tells Nina it’s not too late to start re-parenting her daughter.
In the video above from after the show, Nina and Nicolette speak to each other backstage. See what Nina tells Nicolette and how the teen reacts. Are they ready to change their relationship? This episode
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Today’s Takeaway: Preparing Children For Independence