Ex-spouses Jim and Christina say their 21-year-old daughter, Tara, suffers from severe social anxiety.

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Tara claims she’s often anxious, overwhelmed and angry. She says she’s felt empty, alone, and confused since her mother left the family when she was 13. “I never really know what emotion I’m going to be dealing with on what day,” she tells Dr. Phil.

Explaining that anger is the outward manifestation of hurt, fear or frustration, he tells her, “I just wonder what you’re hurting about so badly.”

When Dr. Phil suggests to Tara that that anger is her “default emotion,” does she agree?

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