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          PLAYING Why Woman Claims 31-Year-Old Daughter Is ‘Completely Delusional’

          Why Woman Claims 31-Year-Old Daughter Is ‘Completely Delusional’


          April 4, 2018

          Marilyn says she provided a perfect childhood for her daughter, Anika, including sending her to Montessori schools, playing on softball teams, and providing music lessons and dance classes. But now, she says she fears the 31-year-old is on the verge of a psychotic breakdown.

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          “As a child, Anika was a very smart student,” says Marilyn, adding that her daughter played violin in advanced youth orchestra at Carnegie Hall when she was 17. “But by 18, she had been kicked out of her sorority and had failed college. She started doing meth at 19. She was arrested for shoplifting, had an abortion, stole a car and was robbed at knifepoint.” Marilyn also says Anika, who is homeless, has been beaten, robbed and raped.

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          “I need help for my daughter now,” says Marilyn who has written to Dr. Phil at least 10 times. “Anika is completely delusional.”

          How does Anika explain her behavior? See what happens when mother and daughter come face to face on Wednesday’s episode. Check here to see where you can watch.

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