Jessica is a licensed practical nurse but says being a stay-at-home mom to daughters Chloe, 16, and Zoey,18, is all she’s ever known. She says she and the girls depend on her soon-to-be ex-husband, Mike, for financial support.

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Mike, a miner who transferred out of state for his job, says he used to work 12-hour shifts, seven days a week to support his family, but that was before he had a “terrible mental breakdown” that has left him unable to work. He claims Jessica turned their girls against him when he stopped paying the bills.

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Chloe and Zoey claim their father abandoned them, both emotionally and financially. The sisters, who are both aspiring ballerinas, claim their father has shattered their dreams of becoming professional dancers.

Mike Bayer, a life coach, member of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board and author of the new book, “Best Self: Be You, Only Better ”, joins the conversation.

“I’m sorry you both have had to go through this,” he tells the sisters in the video above. “I’m sorry you are just stuck in a dynamic with your parents that just isn’t working.”

Continuing, he says, “Where I would start, is to coach you from the place of how you start to find your own power.”

When the teenagers are offered the opportunity to work with their own life coaches to help them work toward their goals, how do they and their parents respond?

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Mike Bayer is a life development coach, member of the Dr. Phil Advisory Board, and CEO of CAST Centers, which offers customized treatment programs for mental health and addiction His book,Best Self: Be You, Only Betteris available now, wherever books are sold. Read an excerpt here, then check here to find out how you can order
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