Lauren says for six years of her childhood she was physically, sexually and psychologically abused by her mother and stepfather while being forced to live in their closet, while her siblings lived, ate and played just feet away.

Now 23, Lauren says she is trying to have a relationship with her oldest sister, Blake. Cautiously, Lauren says, “Blake’s gonna have to work really hard for my trust, just like everybody else has.”

Is Lauren willing – and able - to put her trust in Blake? Tune in to Thursday’s Dr. Phil,

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