Mistie says 15 or 16 years after walking out of her son’s life, she reached out to him on the internet. She says they exchanged text messages and selfies, and eventually met in person. 

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“My children’s father took me to a motel to go meet him, and that’s when the first sexual encounter happened,” says Mistie, who has four other children and was a housewife at the time. “My son would come to the hotel rooms. We had sex, and he did record it.”
Mistie was eventually arrested and went to prison for five years.   

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“I don’t know how to move forward from this situation. It has left me destroyed,” Mistie says.
In the video above from Thursday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Mistie breaks down while recalling the experience.
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