“My parents are usually angry at me for a reason that they are unaware of. They’ll take my phone. I’ll ask them why, and they will not answer because they don’t really know why,” says a 12-year-old. “It’s confusing, and I don’t know what to do.”

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The preteen admits she gets physical with her father, but she says she gets along better with him than her mother. “When my mom’s angry, she will yell at me, and when my mom’s not angry, she’s nice, and I’m not scared of her,” she says. “I think life would be better if we could all get along.”

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In the video above, she explains how she says she manipulates her parents. And, she tells her parents what she says she wants from them.
On Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Dr. Phil tells the parents what they need to do to reestablish a relationship with the preteen. Check here to see where you can watch.