Childhood abuse survivor Lauren says she has a hard time trusting people and admits that’s why she keeps them at arm’s length.

Dr. Phil encourages Lauren to stop isolating and continue breaking down the “walls” he says she’s put up to protect herself.

Tune in to Thursday’s Dr. Phil to see whether Lauren says she feels ready to start trusting people more.

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