A 12-year-old girl says she is constantly at odds with her parents, who she claims get angry with her for no particular reason, although her parents insist their rules are very clear. She admits that she has manipulated them and that she gets physical with them at times.
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On Thursday’s episode of Dr. Phil, the preteen tells Dr. Phil that she sometimes questions whether her parents love her. Her parents are dismayed to hear and assure her that they love her.
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Kayman, a 24-year-old college graduate, says she can relate to the young girl’s situation – as she, too, grew up at odds with her parents, and even once broke her father’s nose during an altercation. Hear Kayman’s message of hope for the girl – and for her parents – in the video above.
On Thursday, Dr. Phil tells the parents what he believes they must do to create a better relationship with their daughter. Check here to see where you can watch.
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