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          PLAYING Woman Says Niece ‘Might Be Addicted To Attention’ She Receives Because of Medical Conditions

          Woman Says Niece ‘Might Be Addicted To Attention’ She Receives Because of Medical Conditions


          January 18, 2019

          Kelly says that for years, her daughter, Alicia, has been in a downward spiral of debilitating health issues and even spent six years in a wheelchair. Kelly claims it all stems from PTSD the 24-year-old suffers as the result of being horrifically abused as a child.

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          Kelly’s sister, Suzanne, says that Kelly’s coddling of Alicia and the family’s chaotic and stressful environment is the real problem.

          “Kelly is enabling Alicia by giving in to everything she wants,” Suzanne says. “Alicia, she has been on so many medications, has seen so many doctors, has been to so many hospitals. I think Alicia might be addicted to attention.”

          WATCH: Woman Claims She Suffered Horrific Sexual Abuse, Was Kept In A Basement And Forced To Watch Animals Being Tortured

          In the video above, hear more from Suzanne. And, hear from Alicia’s brother, Chris, who says he’s tired of taking care of his sister.

          On Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Alicia describes the alleged abuse – and Dr. Phil tells her how he believes she can begin to heal. Check here to see where you can watch.

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