Teen Labeled ‘Out Of Control’ Says If Mom Can Change Her Attitude, ‘I’ll Stop Doing What I’m Doing’
Heather claims her 14-year-old son, Jason, is out of control. She says he runs away from home, steals, and refuses to go to school.
Jason says he’s not out of control – he’s trying to get his mother’s attention. He says it hurts him when she ignores him or acts like she hates him.
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“What do you want?” Dr. Phil asks Jason when he meets up with the teen for a one-on-one conversation before the taping. “Tell me, what would be a home run for you here?”
“For her to spend more time with me and stuff,” replies Jason. “And actually, have family time.”
Continuing, he says, “If she can change her attitude, then I’ll change. I’ll stop doing what I’m doing.”
Watch the video above to find out how Heather responds to seeing Jason share his feelings with Dr. Phil.
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