Dr. Phil Tells A Father He Is Enabling His Daughter’s Alcohol Addiction: 'You Make It Possible, Practical Or Easy'
Kari and her mom, Michele, say they fear for the life of Kari’s sister, Amanda. The women say Amanda is a severe alcoholic who has died twice and now lives with a pacemaker. The women also say that Amanda’s living environment in her father, Steve’s, home, which they claim is full of trash and excess stuff, is contributing to her addiction.
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“My dad is very delusional when it comes to my sister drinking,” Kari adds.
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Steve, however, says his house is not a “disaster zone,” and he claims he’s trying to help Amanda. He admits he’s given his daughter alcohol to help with her withdrawals but realized that didn’t work.
In the video above, Dr. Phil explains to Steve what it means to enable another person and how he has been enabling Amanda. Is Steve ready to change his behavior? And on Friday, hear from Amanda. Check here to see where you can watch.
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