Theresa claims her16-year-old daughter, Tessa, is a violent, manipulative child who has physically attacked her, her 67-year-old mother, Bonnie, and her son, Tessa’s twin brother, who she claims has been victimized “over and over” by Tessa. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Bad mother/daughter relationship?
Tessa insists she’s not a bad kid and that the problem lies with her mother’s parenting.
While Theresa claims that Tessa ran away from home in July to be with a boy she met online, Tessa says she left because Theresa rented out her bedroom. WATCH Runaway Teen Claims She Left Home When Mom Rented Her Bedroom To A ‘Greasy Old Man’
“The fact is, we were all going to be homeless if I didn’t do something,” claims Theresa. WATCH Woman Claims Teenager Went To A Homeless Shelter As 'Respite Care’
Watch the exchange between mother and daughter in the video above, then tune in to part one of this two-part episode airing Wednesday to learn what Dr. Phil says when Theresa claims “If I’m such a bad mom, then I would have two kids doing the exact same thing.”
to find out where you can watch part one of this two-part episode airing Wednesday. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a Volatile Teen, Parent or Sibling? Dr. Phil To Guest: ‘You’re Just Used To Playing The Victim’