Lisa adamantly denies that she is an alcoholic, but her son-in-law, Brent, describes her as “a whirlwind of chaos.” TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Toxic Relative?
“When Lisa drinks, she is very violent and aggressive. She’s out of control,” says Brent, who claims that over the past 2-3 years, Lisa’s “drunken episodes” have been occurring “every other week.”
He claims his mother-in-law turns “what could be happy situations into nightmare situations,” with verbal and physical attacks, adding, “I don’t want my kids to grow up around a drunk.”
Claiming his wife, Misti, enables her mom
by making excuses for her, Brent says she spends the majority of her time dealing with Lisa’s problems – which takes time away from him and their children. He says she “needs to take more of a tough love approach” with Lisa.
Does Misti agree with Brent’s assertion that she enables Lisa? Check here to find out where you can watch Friday’s episode. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: At your final breaking point? Why A Pair Of Siblings Say Relationship With Their Sister Is ‘Non-Existent’