Elora says that her mom, Vicki, “is the worst mom in history” and growing up with her left her depressed.

“I felt like I was never loved,” says the now 27-year-old.

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Elora claims her mom put her in a psych ward three times when she was 13 and then put her in the foster care system.

“It seems like when parenting got stressful, her answer would be [to] just get rid of us,” Elora says.  

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Vicki acknowledges some of what Elora says, but says there is more to the story.

In the video above, hear a letter Elora wrote her mom when she was 10 years old on a night when she says Vicki didn’t come home. And on Wednesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, hear from Vicki and what she says about her parenting decisions. Check here to see where you can watch.

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Season 16 of Dr. Phil premieres Tuesday, September 12. Check here to see where you can watch.