Cameron, 18, says that because his mom is addicted to prescription medications, he wasn’t able to live with her until he was 13 years old. He claims at that time, the household was chaotic because of his mom’s addiction and his stepfather’s drinking.

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“John hated me, and my mom didn’t ever take my side,” the teen claims. “When I was 14, they were fighting, and it got so bad that I could not take it anymore, and I ran out of my room, and I grabbed a knife, and I told her that I was about to stab him because of the things that he did.”

John claims that he tried to bond with Cameron but that the young man didn’t want anything to do with him. Heather says that she took her son to the Greyhound station because he refused to follow the rules.

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“I believe that my mom should get away from John,” Cameron says. “My fear is that my mom is never going to change. I’ve come to terms with the fact that she may just die soon.”

In the video above from Tuesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, hear more from Cameron. And, hear from Heather’s father and what he says about his daughter’s behavior. What does he say is his biggest fear?

On Tuesday, see what Dr. Phil suggests Heather and John do. Is there hope for their relationship? Check here to see where you can watch.

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