Dakota, 16, says she smokes marijuana every day, skips school and does whatever she wants.
TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY:Chaos in your life?
Her mother, Cydney, claims Dakota, is “defiant” and a “brat” who has punched her in the face. She says she’s been forced to physically restrain Dakota
“When you get physical with a child, you lose,” Dr. Phil tells Cydney. “You have taken things to the most basic level of interaction that you could possibly do.”
Does he have a plan to help Cydney and Dakota repair their relationship? This episode airs Thursday. Find out where you can watch here. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Toxic Relative?
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