How Parents Say They Learned Their 14-Year-Old Is Dating 18-Year-Old
Jody and Mike claim their 14-year-old daughter, Michelle, is a habitual runaway who has run away from home at least 10 times this year. They say on June 17, Michelle ran away from home for five days and they assumed the worst.
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Jody says that when she and Mike confronted Paul, he claimed he didn’t know Michelle was only 14. “I called Paul a rapist and told him to stay away from my daughter,” Jody says. “Paul told us that he was in love with her; he wanted to marry her. Over my dead body.”
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“Paul is definitely an older guy just preying on my poor little daughter,” Mike says.
The parents say two weeks ago, Michelle left again, this time for three days – and Paul claimed he didn’t know where she was. “This 18-year-old boy was harboring my daughter this whole time,” Jody says.
On Tuesday's episode of Dr. Phil, hear from Michelle and why she says she continues to run away. And, what does Paul say about violating the law by dating a minor? And on Wednesday, hear about an explosive conversation between Mike and Paul. Plus, the drama continues backstage. Check here to see where you can watch.
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