Theresa claims her 16-year-old daughter, Tessa, ran away from home in July to be with a boy she met online. Tessa says she left because Theresa kicked her out of her bedroom so that she could rent it to “a greasy old man.”TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Bad mother/daughter relationship?
“I can’t even count how many times my mom has made me feel abandoned,” says Tessa, who claims Theresa has always chosen men over her. WATCH Mom Claims She Rented Out Daughter’s Bedroom Because ‘We Were All Going To Be Homeless If I Didn’t Do Something’
Theresa claims Tessa is an out-of-control teen who is violent and manipulative, but Tessa says, “If my mom showed me love – made me think that I was cared for – I would not be out-of-control.” WATCH Dr. Phil To Guest: ‘You’re Just Used To Playing The Victim’
Tessa says her mother has failed her as a parent. Watch part one of this two-part Dr. Phil
to find out how Theresa responds to her allegations.
Then, tune-in on Thursday
to learn what Tessa’s grandmother, Bonnie, says happened when Tessa came to live with her.
Check your local listings here. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a Volatile Teen, Parent or Sibling? Why A Mom Claims Her 16-Year-Old ‘Is Not Like A Normal Child’