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.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a Volatile Teen, Parent or Sibling?
“I don’t know what to do with my daughter,” Alma says. “I am at my wit’s end.”
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.WATCH: ‘I’m Going To Do What I Want To Do,’ Says 16-Year-Old
“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 Monday’s episode
, hear what Emmy says about her behavior and her relationship with her mom. Check here
to see where you can watch.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Is your family a stressed mess?
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