Stacy says she has always been her son, Ben’s, biggest supporter and protector. She says when he was growing up, he was “misunderstood” and bullied by other children.

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“This child has been up against insurmountable things in his life,” Stacy says.

Stacy’s daughter, however, claims that Stacy uses Ben’s childhood as an excuse for why she enables the now 33-year-old, including letting him live in her house rent-free and buying him multiple cars, among other things.  

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“She overcompensates by continuously letting him maintain this bad behavior,” Samantha says.
In the video above from Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Dr. Phil tells Stacy why he believes she enables her son – and why it’s only hurting him.
On Wednesday, hear why Samantha says it’s time her mom cut the cord with her brother. And, Ben shares his thoughts about his reported behavior. Check here to see where you can watch.

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