Anika says that her mother, Marilyn, has been a “terrible” mother who has been trying to control her her entire life.
She also says that her mom hasn’t been there for her during the rough periods she’s gone through, and that Marilyn wants her to be sick so that she can get all the attention.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Know someone with outrageous behavior?
Marilyn, however, says she believes Anika suffers from a mental disorder
and that she’s desperate to get her help.WATCH: 31-Year-Old Claims Mom Wants Her To Be Sick So She Can Control Her And Get All The Attention
In the video above, Dr. Phil reviews what Anika calls her mother’s questionable parenting decisions. And, hear what Marilyn claims are Anika’s questionable behaviors. What does Dr. Phil say mother and daughter need to do to move on with their lives – and to rebuild their relationship? Check here
to see where you can watch Wednesday’s episode.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Is your family a stressed mess?
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