For the past year, Carrie has been living away from her husband, Steve, and their two children. Steve claims she was drinking to excess and not able to parent their kids, so he changed professions to be more accessible to the children and asked Carrie to move out. She now lives two hours away with her parents, and Steve says she is uninvolved in the children’s lives.

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In the video above, Dr. Phil reads a letter their 13-year-old daughter wrote to Carrie. How does Carrie respond?

On Tuesday’s episode, Carrie makes a confession to her family. Is she ready to get – and stay – sober? Check here to see where you can watch.

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