Susan claims her son, JJ, is a lazy, stealing, unemployed, violent moocher. She says he refuses to support himself or his 4-month-old son because he prefers to waste his time lying around drinking while she foots the bill. TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Do you need Dr. Phil to “get real” with someone?
“I don’t want to call myself an enabler; I want to call myself helpful. JJ is my baby boy,” says Susan of her 27-year-old son.
She admits that she and her husband have let JJ live in their apartment buildings rent-free before having to kick him out and that she buys him shoes, lets him use her car and pays for gas and insurance. WATCH: 27-Year-Old Who Lives In Camper In Parents’ Yard Says He Thinks Jail Is ‘Better’
“Susan is the ultimate enabler,” says her husband, Steven. He says after he kicked JJ out of the house, his wife bought a camper van and moved JJ into their backyard, where she continues to bring food and even money out to him.
Desperate to get JJ back on track, the couple turns to Dr. Phil for help. “He's ruining my life and my husband's life. We've had it,” says Susan.
On Tuesday's episode of Dr. Phil
, hear from JJ and what he says about his relationship with his mother. When Dr. Phil offers this family a chance for help, will they all agree to follow his rules? Check here
to see where you can watch.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Have family drama that needs that help?
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