Theresa says her 16-year-old daughter, Tessa, is “not like a normal child.” She claims Tessa has set the house on fire, physically attacked her and her mother, has run away from home repeatedly and is promiscuous, which Tessa adamantly denies. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a Volatile Teen, Parent or Sibling?
Theresa claims that when Tessa ran away to another state back in July, it was because she was going to be with a boy she had met online. Theresa’s sister, Tracey, claims Tessa ran away from home because she became upset that Theresa had rented out her bedroom. WATCH: Why A Mom Claims Her 16-Year-Old ‘Is Not Like A Normal Child’
“My sister has never been there, or been involved,” says Theresa, who claims Tracey has never been there for her or her children. WATCH Runaway Teen Claims She Left Home When Mom Rented Her Bedroom To A ‘Greasy Old Man’
Theresa says she believes Dr. Phil is the only one who can save Tessa, but it was Tracey who contacted his staff for help. How does Theresa respond when Dr. Phil asks her, “Why didn’t you write?”
to find out where you can watch part one of this two-part episode airing Wednesday. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: In constant conflict? Woman Claims Teenager Went To A Homeless Shelter As 'Respite Care’