The Bubble Over My Head: ‘Kids Should Be With Their Parents If Their Parents Are A Healthy Place To Be’
Three years ago, Gabe’s heroin use led her mother, Becky, to take guardianship of Gabe’s infant daughter, Avery. Three months later, Gabe got sober and got her daughter back. But when Gabe relapsed two years later, Becky resumed caring for her granddaughter and now says she doesn’t trust Gabe to make good decisions or to put Avery’s needs before her own.
In The Bubble Over My Head, Dr. Phil says, “Kids should be with their parents if their parents are a healthy place to be, and if they’re not, I feel like it’s my job to tell them the truth.”
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