Theresa says she is “sick and tired” of people blaming her for being a bad parent to her 16-year-old daughter, Tessa, who she claims is violent, manipulative and out-of-control, claims her daughter denies. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a Volatile Teen, Parent or Sibling?
“Because it’s not my fault. I have done everything that I feel that I can possibly do,” she says. WATCH Woman Claims Teenager Went To A Homeless Shelter As ‘Respite Care’
Theresa claims that Tessa has set the house on fire, run away from home and physically attacked both her and her son, as well as Theresa’s 67-year-old mother, Bonnie.
“I don’t care how hard you try, you can’t paint me with that brush, because I’m not blaming you,” Dr. Phil tells Theresa, adding, “I’m not here to throw you under the bus.” WATCH Mom Claims She Rented Out Daughter’s Bedroom Because ‘We Were All Going To Be Homeless If I Didn’t Do Something’
“It seems like it," she replies, adding, “It seems like that’s been the general consensus that it’s all my fault, and it’s not.”
When Dr. Phil tells her “You’re just used to playing the victim, and I’m not here to victimize you,” how does Theresa respond?
to find out where you can watch part one of this two-part episode airing Wednesday. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: In constant conflict? ‘I Feel Like My Mom Could Have Raised Us A Little Better,’ Says 16-Year-Old