A 14-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl have been raised by their single mom, Susan. The children claim that they are not allowed to have friends over their house. They also claim that their homes, at times, have been dirty and smelly.

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On Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil, the children open up about what it’s like living in that environment.

The young girl claims that her mother has grabbed her at times, leaving bruises.

“Does it scare you?” Dr. Phil asks.

“Uh huh,” the 12-year-old says, adding that her mom grabs her when she doesn’t listen.

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“We’re going to stop that from happening. That’s not OK,” Dr. Phil says. “We’re going to get help for your mom and for your family.”

Hear more of their exchange in the video above.

This episode airs Friday. Watch more here.

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