Why Mom Says She's Afraid To Discipline Teen Daughter
Alma says her daughter Emmy has been terrorizing their family for the last two-and-a-half years. She claims the 16-year-old has hit her, bullies her and screams at her. She also says Emmy smokes marijuana and drinks alcohol and has been kicked out of two schools in the last two years.
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In the video above, Dr. Phil reviews some of Alma’s parenting strategies, including avoiding Emmy, not punishing her because she feels guilty, and spoiling her.
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“You stick with nothing. You follow through with zero,” Dr. Phil says. “So, basically, you’ve checked out. I mean, there’s not any parenting going on.”
Why does Alma say she’s afraid to follow through on disciplining her daughter? And on Tuesday’s episode, hear what Emmy says about her behavior and her relationship with her mom. Check here to see where you can watch.
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