JT and his brother, Jacob, say they want to move out of their mom, Alisa’s, house and live independent lives, but they feel bullied by her to stay home and take care of her.

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“She says that she loves us, that she supports us, but whenever we try to do something outside the house, that’s when she wants to pile all her problems on us,” says 24-year-old JT.

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In the video above, Dr. Phil reviews contradictory messages Alisa has been giving to her sons. 
On Thursday’s episode, hear Dr. Phil’s advice for how Alisa can redefine her relationships with her sons. Check here to see where you can watch.

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