January 12, 2018
“Before I became a mother, I used to look at Carrie and think I want to be a mom just like her. She was so wonderful,” says Beth of her sister-in-law. “Now, I look at her and I can’t believe the difference.”
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Carrie admits she drinks to excess and that her life has “completely fallen apart.” She’s estranged from her husband and children, lives at home with her parents and has gained more than 100 pounds.
“Once Carrie starts drinking, the parenting stops,” Beth claims. “The last couple of years, Carrie has almost entirely abandoned her children.”
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When Beth sees Carrie on Dr. Phil’s stage, she doesn’t hold back her feelings. Hear her powerful message for Carrie about her parenting and how it’s affecting her children. How does Carrie respond? Is she ready to change her behavior? Check here to see where you can watch Friday’s episode of Dr. Phil.