Cindy claims for the last 10 years, her daughter, Jessica, has been making poor decisions,
including engaging in abusive relationships, abusing drugs and alcohol, and having two children with two different fathers. Now, Cindy claims Jessica is an alcoholic and “not capable” of taking care of her children, so Cindy and her husband are caring for them.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a family drama that needs Dr. Phil’s help?
Jessica, however, claims that her mother is alienating her 10- and 13-year-old children from her. She says the reason her children are living with Cindy is because of a domestic violence incident
with her boyfriend, Dean, that ended in a restraining order between Jessica and Dean, as well as between her 13-year-old daughter and Dean. Jessica admits she breaks the order every day by living with Dean and also admits to drinking alcohol daily – but says she believes that her real enemy in this situation is Cindy.WATCH: ‘Seriously? What The Hell Are You People Thinking?’ Dr. Phil Says To Guests
After watching herself on video, Jessica says she sees her situation in a new light, and agrees to Dr. Phil’s offer of help.
After the show, Dr. Phil speaks with the audience, mentioning two resources that could help a person get their life back on track. This episode airs Wednesday. Watch more here. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Is Dr. Phil your only hope?
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