Xavier is a life coach and author of self a help book meant to guide people toward finding “greater success and happiness,” but he says he stays locked up in his bedroom most of the time with three baseball bats for protection because he’s sometimes frightened of his adult sons, Jonas and Tristan. He claims they are violent toward him.

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“I have a chapter on anger, and they are classic examples of boys who are angry all the time,” says Xavier, claiming both young men have mental health issues.

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“They are drowning, and they’re dragging me with them,” he tells Dr. Phil.

Jonas and Tristan deny being violent toward their dad. They claim Xavier is a bully who “instigates a lot of fights,” and Jonas claims his father is setting him up to fail.

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When their younger brother, 17-year-old Adrien, says “He can’t protect himself just by using his hands because they will literally team up on him,” how do Jonas and Tristan respond?

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