Faith says that she “failed” her daughter, Ivey, “miserably” as a parent. Faith admits that Ivey was abused as a child and was placed in foster care and with another family for years before returning home to her mother. Then, she says she parented out of guilt, never saying no to Ivey.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have a family drama that needs Dr. Phil’s help?
Now, Faith is raising Ivey’s 4-year-old son
because Ivey works as an escort
and has no stable home.
“Somewhere along the lines, and I know that it lies with me, I communicated to her that she was worth nothing, and that’s not really how I feel,” Faith says through tears. “She is so valuable, and she is so important, and she has so much potential. And I just want to apologize for my errors as mom, and I hope that from here forward, we can come together.”
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