“Overindulgence is one of the most insidious forms of child abuse known to man,” Dr. Phil tells parents, Deborah and Michael.
The couple admits they spoil their 16-year-old son, Justin, by buying him whatever he wants – and sometimes things he doesn’t even ask for.

Hear more of Dr. Phil’s advice in the video above from a Classic Season 1 Dr. Phil.
On Friday’s episode, learn how to motivate a lazy spouse and how to stop being a critical partner. Watch more here. And, check here to see where you can watch Dr. Phil.

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