May 11, 2018
“We’ve tried so many times to get Stephanie’s drinking under control. She’s been to rehab nine separate occasions,” says Michele of her 32-year-old daughter.
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“I feel like all of these rehabs have been a scam just to get my money,” she continues. Michele says she’s been supporting Stephanie financially ever since she dropped out of college nearly 10 years ago, and since then, her daughter’s struggle with alcohol dependency has only worsened.
To date, Michele claims she’s spent nearly $300,000 on caring for her adult daughter and says she feels like she’s run out of options.
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“Not a single rehab has worked for me,” says Stephanie, adding, “I stay sober for a short period of time, and then I go right back to drinking,. Stephanie admits she drinks a box of wine a day.