“I don’t feel like my family can forgive me for doing the things I’ve done,” says Alex. “Yes, I’ve done drugs. I’ve caused a lot of pain, but my family is refusing to just move forward from that, and it’s making it really difficult for me to recover.”TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Betrayed by a loved one?
The 26-year-old says she’s committed to her sobriety after seeking treatment, but that’s not good enough for her mom and sisters.
“They’ve called me a junkie. They’ve called me a druggie. They said that I will never amount to anything, and I’m never going to change,” Alex claims. “I constantly feel judged, and when they’re looking at me, it’s, like, a look of disgust. They’re, just, kind of sitting there on the side with some popcorn waiting for the next bad thing to happen.”WATCH: Woman Says Former Homecoming Princess, Varsity Cheerleader Daughter Now Has An Arrest Record And Abuses Drugs
Alex’s mom, Jane, and sisters, Stephanie and Victoria, say Alex is ungrateful for all the support they’ve given her, including Jane currently raising Alex’s young daughter. In the video above, hear how they say the 4-year-old has been affected by her mother’s drug use.
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