Why Dad Says That He Fears 15-Year-Old Son Is Going to End Up Shot Or In Prison
Jason’s 15-year-old son, Gabe, has spent 494 days in juvenile detention, broken into a house and stolen firearms, and says he likes to hang with his “homies.”
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“Gabe is going to do what Gabe wants to do,” Jason says. “Gabe’s attitude makes things very stressful for us.”
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“I get frustrated. We argue more. Nothing gets resolved. Gabriel ends up, basically, winning the situation,” Jason says. “If we’re not on the same page, I do not see this working for Gabe. I’m in fear that Gabe is going to end up shot or in prison.”
In the video above from Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil, see why Dr. Phil tells Jason, “What I hear you saying is you have abdicated your role as a parent.”
On Monday, hear what Gabe says about his behavior, and find out if he thinks he needs to change. Check here to see where you can watch.