Alex says he loves video gaming and wants to play every day.
“I don’t want to sound like I’m a future serial killer, but it’s fun,” the 12-year-old says. “In the gaming world, like, you can get away with stuff. You can steal cars, you can kill people. You’re going at each other full force with guns blazing.”TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Know someone with outrageous behavior?
Alex’s mom, Jennifer, says her son is “addicted and obsessed.” She says his nonstop playing has made him more aggressive, and she fears he could become a school shooter.WATCH: ‘My Son Is The Boss Of Me,’ Says Woman About Her 12-Year-Old
“When somebody tries to mess with me when I get mad, I will punch, slap, hit, bite – I’ll do whatever I can to get you out of my way,” Alex says, adding that he has beat his door with a golf club to release his anger. “At home, I kind of have free range because everybody knows when I get that mad, you don’t come over to hit me, to punish me, to silence me, because I’ll hit you.”
Why does Alex say he’s in charge at home and doesn’t listen to his mother? Hear his conversation with Dr. Phil in the video above. And on Friday’s episode
, hear what Dr. Phil suggests his mom do to get Alex’s behavior under control. Is she willing? Check here
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'You've Got To Be Prepared To Do Whatever It Takes To Get Control Of Your Home,' Dr. Phil Tells A Mom