Amanda says she’s madly in love with her boyfriend, Dylon, even though he struggles to take care of himself. The young man suffers from seizures and doesn’t take his medication, so Amanda says she takes care of him.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have family drama that needs help?
“He says it makes him feel weird,” Amanda says of why Dylon doesn’t take his meds. “It’s a conscious decision, but I do believe there are those times he thinks he’s taken his medicine and he hasn’t.”
Amanda continues, “Dylon is definitely crying out because he’s hurt and scared on the inside. He puts on a front. He’s a very strong manly man but inside, I believe, he’s just a hurt child.” WATCH: Why Mom Says She Is Convinced Daughter’s Boyfriend Will Never Be A Good Husband Or Father To Their Son
Dylon’s sister, Brittany, also expresses concerns about the young father’s behavior. “When Dylon was 16, I started to see a change in his behavior – poor hygiene, hanging out with the wrong crowd, issues with authority,” she says. “Dylon has had trouble in accepting his epilepsy as an illness that needs to be treated long-term.”
Hear more from the women in the video above, including why they say they are concerned about Dylon’s safety.
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Why Young Father Says He Is Not Taking Medicine To Control Seizures And Letting His Life Fall Apart