Pop icon Demi Lovato says she was 14 when she stopped speaking to her father. “He was abusive. He was mean. But he wanted to be a good person and he wanted to have his family,” she says. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Toxic Relative?
The Grammy-nominated singer and actress who struggled with addiction
, an eating disorder, self-harm and suicidal ideation since she was a child
claims her father also had addiction and mental health issues.
“I think he knew I was upset with him and then, the worst part about it was, I didn’t get that closure until he passed away.”
What does Demi say she did that helped her to work through her feelings about her father? Tune in to Tuesday’s Dr. Phil.
to find out where you can watch. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Life in crisis? Demi Lovato’s Heartfelt Message To Anyone Considering Suicide