Jordan claims that she is starving herself to death out of spite for her mom, Angela.
The 23-year-old, who weighs 75 pounds and could be on the verge of death
, says she continues to restrict food as a means of control and to upset her mother, who she believes is too controlling. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Huge family drama?
Jordan also claims her stepfather, Bob, is the mastermind behind her mother’s every move and has turned Angela against her.
“It’ll shock my mom that I think her love gets a little artificial but, like, materialistic. My mom has bribed me multiple times for gaining weight,” Jordan says, claiming that her mom and stepdad offered her a cruise and a new car. “What she’s doing right now is the complete opposite; it’s not helping.”WATCH: What Anorexic Young Woman Says She Wants From Her Family
Angela admits she enables her daughter
but says it’s because she doesn’t want her to die. “I worked really hard over the last several years to get Jordan everything she’s wanted in life,” Angela says. “Instead of showing gratitude, I get anger, disrespect and blatant disregard.”
In the video above, Dr. Phil offers Angela advice.
“Let’s assume she chooses to continue this to the point of death. Do you want to be in a position where you can say, ‘I did everything I knew how to do'? … Because you can’t solve this for her; she has to solve it,” he tells Angela. “She likes to see you fret about her because it makes her feel l like you care.”
On Tuesday's episode
, hear what Jordan says she wants from her mother. And, hear why Jordan’s family has concerns about the boyfriend she has turned to for support, including the shocking details about why Bob and Angela want this young man far away from their daughter. Check here
to see where you can watch.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Bad mother/daughter relationship?