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          PLAYING Mom Claims Her Alcohol-Dependent Daughter Needs To ‘Wake Up And Smell The Coffee’

          Mom Claims Her Alcohol-Dependent Daughter Needs To ‘Wake Up And Smell The Coffee’

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          May 11, 2018

          Michele says her daughter, Stephanie, was a straight-A student who graduated six months early from high school before going off to college. But then, says Michele, Stephanie turned to alcohol, began partying, and eventually dropped out.

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          “Stephanie has so much damn potential, and it’s just being thrown away for drinking,” says Michele who claims her daughter’s drinking has become worse over time.

          “When I drink I black out, I fall a lot, I have bruises all over my body,” says Stephanie, 32, who admits she’s had her share of trouble with the law. “I’ve had two DUIs, I’ve flipped a car over, I’ve had a third accident with a car that I took from my mom. “

          “She needs to wake up and smell the coffee,” exclaims Michele, who says she had no idea she’d still be supporting her daughter, nearly a decade after she dropped out of college. She claims that her relationship with Stephanie has become so co-dependent and toxic, that all they do is argue and scream at one another.

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