Amy claims her 20-year-old son, Jai, refuses to work or get his GED, smokes marijuana all day, yells at and disrespects her, and sometimes threatens her. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Know someone with outrageous behavior?
Noting that Jai has abandonment issues due to his parents’ divorce, survived two life-threatening illnesses since turning 18, and has struggled with his mental health since childhood, Amy says, “The biggest thing that I struggle with is that I feel sorry for him. He’s been through a lot in his short life.”
She says even though Jai is 20, “I feel like he’s stuck at 16.” WATCH Twenty-Year-Old Who Lives At Home Says Mom’s Voice Sends Him Into ‘A Blackout Rage’
“You think I’m a scrub. Kick me out,” Jai tells Amy in the video above. He claims it’s her fault that he is the way he is. Does Dr. Phil say he agrees?
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