Today’s Takeaway: Breaking Out Of A Rut
Amy says her 20-year-old son, Jai, is a “rageaholic” and worries he’s on the verge of seriously hurting someone. She claims managing Jai’s anger is a constant battle, so much so, that she says he got her fired and she is on the verge of being evicted.
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Jai says Amy is a helicopter parent who still treats him like a child. He didn’t finish high school, doesn’t have a job and says he is depressed and angry. Jai says he loves marijuana, smokes 24/7, and believes it’s the only thing that helps him keep his rage in check.
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n Today’s Takeaway, Dr. Phil says, “Sometimes, you just have to shake up all your patterns to break out of a rut.”
Does Jai say he’s ready to make a change?
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