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          PLAYING ‘I’m So Much More Than Just A Drug Addict Who Steals Cars’

          ‘I’m So Much More Than Just A Drug Addict Who Steals Cars’


          September 28, 2018

          Alex admits that she has abused drugs in the past but says now, she’s “100 percent committed” to her sobriety. She says her family, however, will not move on from the past and blames her for everything wrong in their lives, and she’s frustrated.

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          Dr. Phil asks her, “Who are you really so angry at, because you’re just seething with anger as you’re sitting here right now.”

          “Myself,” Alex replies, adding that she’s mad that she chose to come to the show. “I feel like I’m being attacked, and, like, I feel like it’s only one side, and I don’t think that’s fair,” she says. “I feel like I’m just looked at like this evil entity that just does bad things just to hurt people and that is not it at all … I’m so much more than just a drug addict who steals cars.”

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          In the video above, Alex’s sister, Stephanie, makes an impassioned plea to her older sibling. “I don’t want you to think that we think poorly of you; we think poorly of the drug addict in you,” she says. “I just really want you to want our family back the same.”

          Watch more of her emotional plea above. Is Alex ready to make a change? See what happens on Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil. Check here to see where you can watch.

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