Vera claims her 22-year-old son, Michael, who lives at home, is lazy, unmotivated, and refuses to contribute, either by getting a job or helping around the house. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Inappropriate Relationship?
“He insists that I support him financially until he decides to grow up,” she says. WATCH Today’s Takeaway: You Get What You Give
“The moment I start talking about taking responsibility, he gets very negative. Very aggressive,” she continues.
“That’s all she wants from me is money-money-money-money,” says Michael.
Vera says she’s living with stage-four cancer and claims she has to do everything for Michael when she should be taking care of herself, but Michael claims his mother isn’t as sick as she says she is.
Why does Michael say it’s Vera’s fault that he doesn’t know how to look after himself?
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