Stefanie says “emotional incest” describes what’s going on with her mother, Cheryl, who she claims tries to control her life and wants her to stop dating her boyfriend, Michael.

“I thought it was really disgusting – ‘emotional incest’ doesn’t apply to me,” says Cheryl who claims she and Stefanie had a great relationship until Michael came along. Dr. Phil proposes a way to help mother and daughter repair their strained relationship.

Stefanie and Michael say they want to get married and start a family one day. What do they say is holding them back? And what does Dr. Phil propose to help Stefanie and Cheryl repair their relationship?

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