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          PLAYING ‘You’re Playing The Anorexia Game’ Dr. Phil Tells Mom Of Young Woman With Eating Disorder

          ‘You’re Playing The Anorexia Game’ Dr. Phil Tells Mom Of Young Woman With Eating Disorder


          April 24, 2018

          Jordan is literally starving herself to death. The 23-year-old, who weighs 75 pounds, says she only eats a cup of cereal and a little yogurt a day, has been hospitalized or rushed to the ER 20 times in the last two years, and is teetering on the brink of death. She says she continues to restrict food out of spite toward her mom, Angela, who she claims controls her life and is being conditioned by her husband to turn against Jordan.

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          Angela admits she has enabled her daughter by buying her “everything she’s wanted” and that she parents out of guilt. She also admits she has tried to bribe her daughter to gain weight — all in an effort to keep Jordan alive.

          Mother and daughter agree the disease is tearing apart their relationship.

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          “It’s gotten to that point where she’s isolated to the point that she’s really withdrawn, and what she wants to do is be alone with her disease,” Dr. Phil tells Angela in the video above from Tuesday’s episode. “I need you to stop playing the game. You’re playing the anorexia game … You’ve got to stop playing that game because you’ve entered the world of anorexia. You’re starting to be a player in the anorexia drama, and that is enabling.”

          Hear more of Dr. Phil’s advice in the video above. And on Tuesday, hear why Jordan’s family has concerns about the boyfriend she has turned to for support, including the shocking details about why Bob and Angela want this young man far away from their daughter. Check here to see where you can watch.

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