Zip Code:
  
Provider Type:
Provider:
        Listings:
          PLAYING Why A Runaway Teen’s Feuding Parents Say They Decided To Stop Fighting

          Why A Runaway Teen’s Feuding Parents Say They Decided To Stop Fighting

          VIDEO

          May 4, 2017

          Former couple, Janice, and Wayne say they’ve been fighting over how to raise their three children since they divorced several years ago. Janice claims that Wayne is an absentee father who doesn’t take an active role in parenting their kids, while Wayne claims Janice keeps moving farther away from him; and objects to the “lesbian environment” his children are exposed to living with Janice and her new spouse, Shannon.

          TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Conflict so big it needs a Dr. Phil solution?

          The former couple says their arguments escalated after their teenage daughter, Darbi, ran away from home in 2015, becoming a victim of sex trafficking. When Darbi went missing again in October 2016, Janice admits, she didn’t call Wayne, who says he only found out about Darbi’s disappearance via a group text, and on social media.

          Janice’s sister, Camille, says she finally stepped in to ask Dr. Phil for help finding her niece and to try to get Janice and Wayne to stop putting their long-time feud ahead of finding their daughter. After Darbi is located and reunited with her parents, they returned to the Dr. Phil stage to talk about their decision to put their differences aside to support Darbi.

          “We got together and decided that we were going to work as a family,” says Wayne.

          Janice says, “It was a big moment for her – and for us as well. And I’m really grateful for the opportunity that we had to kind of get the wake-up call, and that she’s safe and that she’s OK – and that we can have another chance.”

          Tune in on Tuesday for the conclusion of this two-part Dr. Phil.

          Check your local listing here.

          To report a missing child or teenager who you believe may be in danger, contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE-LOST. (1-800-843-5678) Learn more at www.missingkids.com
          TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Is your family a stressed mess?



          Homeless In L.A.: What A Runaway Teenager Says She Did To Survive

          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

          Is A Narcissist Ruining Your Life?

          Do you suspect your partner or family member to be a narcissist?

          Be on the Show

          Explosive Family Drama?

          Does everyone in your family have strong personalities and refuse to back down?

          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