Zip Code:
Provider Type:
          PLAYING What It’s Like For Young Man Who Says His Mind ‘Overpowers’ Him

          What It’s Like For Young Man Who Says His Mind ‘Overpowers’ Him


          February 24, 2017

          Brandon says he feels misunderstood by many people, including his parents with whom he lives.

          “My parents don’t understand how my mind works. It’s über creative and it overpowers me,” he says. “It’s hard being persecuted for what you can’t help.”

          TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Chaos in your life?

          The 35-year-old admits he likes to wear superhero costumes and go on nighttime vigilante missions.

          “One of my pastimes is light-saber fighting,” he says. “Sometimes when I’m in the backyard, it’s a place to run free, to not be judged by anybody. If I want to have a light saber fight at night, do it. That’s cool.”

          WATCH: Why Parents Say They Had To Make Rules For 35-Year-Old Son

          However, his parents say he is a lazy moocher who refuses to grow up. They claim he sleeps all day and has destroyed parts of their home with spray paint. They say living with him is unbearable and they’re at their wits’ end.

          WATCH: 35-Year-Old Claims To Be Rapper On The Level Of Kanye And Eminem

          “I want them to understand that I have to create. I customize my entire life. I have to be artistic. I’m consistently over-analyzing things and thinking of ideas,” Brandon says. “Sometimes, I am selfish. I do what I want to do when I want to do it. It’s a revolving door of chaos. I don’t feel like I get any peace. So many times I just want to be left alone.”

          On Thursday’s episode of Dr. Phil, hear more from Brandon. What may be at the root of his behavior? And, does he want to change. Check here to see where you can watch.

          TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Huge family drama?

          35-Year-Old Who Likes To Wear Superhero Costumes And Go On Vigilante Missions Explains His Behavior

          Be on the Show

          Need Dr. Phil’s Help?

          Share your story for a chance to be on the show!

          Tell Us Your Story

          Be on the Show! Text “PHIL” to 88500
          Be on the Show

          Know a “Bad Bride”?

          Are you a bridesmaid under pressure to look “perfect?” Is the bride demanding that all her bridesmaids lose weight and get into shape before the big day?

          Be on the Show

          Know Someone Refusing to Act Their Age?

          Is your son or daughter a moocher and refusing to grow up? Is your loved one having a midlife crisis or wearing inappropriate clothing?

          Be on the Show

          At War with Mom?

          Do you feel she is your worst enemy? Can you not believe you are related to someone you dislike so much?

          Be on the Show

          Is a Narcissist Ruining Your Life?

          Do you suspect your partner/ family member to be a narcissist? Do they behave in a way that leaves you confused, distressed and fearful?

          Be on the Show

          Fighting Over A Family-Run Business?

          Are you part owner in a family business and feel like you don’t get your fair share of profits?

          Help & Resources

          Find Treatment Centers and Therapists!

          Check out the mental health treatment programs that have assisted Dr. Phil guests.

          Feeding America

          Learn how you can help feed a child this summer.

          Be on the Show

          Have a Story Dr. Phil Won’t Believe?

          Want to appear on Dr. Phil? Text PHIL to 88500

          Simple Share Buttons
          Simple Share Buttons