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Drug User Admits Stealing From Family, Friends To Support His $100K Habit: ‘I Use My Intelligence To Manipulate People’

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Tyler says he’s spent “about $100,000” on drugs over the past 10 years, and when it comes to finding money to support his habit, the 29-year-old...

How A Mom Who Has Bailed Son Out Of Jail 13 Times Is Enabling Him

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Brenda recently drove 12 hours to bail her 29-year-old son Tyler out of jail for the thirteenth time. After picking up Tyler, who has been arrested 14...

'I Believe My Son Is A Lazy, Entitled, 'Mooching', MIA Dad'

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Toni and her husband, Ricky, say they recently kicked Toni's unemployed 31-year-old son, Justin, out of their home. "He's a moocher, he's entitled and...

The Global Implications Of The Marc Gafni Scandal

Carolyn Baker | Posted 01.30.2017 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Baker

Given his sordid reputation, I assume that Gafni is a lost cause, and therefore, I am not taking him to task, but rather the purveyors of "solar spirituality" who refuse to engage with the dark side of human nature.

Parents Of Ex-Marine Battling Addiction Face A Difficult Decision

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Pat and Gheorghe say that for the last 16 years, their ex-Marine son, Rich, has been battling an addiction to drugs and alcohol, and despite numerous ...

Drainers In Your Life: Are You Helping or Enabling?

Kristen Brown | Posted 11.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Kristen Brown

We can only do so much for others before we start sacrificing our sacred selves. It's important for us to know when it is time to step out with love and give ourselves permission to do so.

The One Thing You Must Do to Stop Enabling a Drug Abuser

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

In the video above, Dr. Phil shares his message for a mom, Constance, whose 29-year-old daughter, Candice, admits to using drugs on a regular basis. B...

Why A Mom Says She Still Does Her 29-Year-Old's Laundry

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Candice says she's tired of her mom, Constance, controlling "every single aspect" of her life ... yet the 29-year-old still lives with her mother! "Wh...

How Can A Mom Help Her Pregnant Daughter Stay Sober?

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Derica says she began drinking alcohol and smoking pot when she was 14, and soon moved onto harder drugs like cocaine and ecstasy. Now 27, she says he...

A Day In The Life Of A Heroin-Addicted Couple

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

"Without a doubt, I am absolutely a heroin addict," says Paige, who says she shoots up up to six times daily while living in a motel room with her boy...

Parents Of A Heroin Addict Get A Wake-Up Call

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Alyssa and Steve say their daughter, Paige, is a heroin addict who has overdosed 16 times. Watch their story here. They turn to Dr. Phil for help ....

Let Kids Find Their Own Jobs

Bridie Clark Loverro | Posted 03.09.2015 | Parents
Bridie Clark Loverro

I will not try to hook my kids up with job opportunities when they hit their teenage years. I won't pick up that Gap application for them. I certainly won't pick up the phone. I'll force myself to let them try on their own.

'Failure to Protect' Laws Punish Victims of Domestic Violence

Adam Banner | Posted 02.03.2015 | Crime
Adam Banner

True justice is not measured by what we think we would do in a similar situation; it is measured by the law and how the law applies to certain facts. It is time to stop using the law to blame the victims, and instead find solutions that truly protect our nation's children from violence and abuse.

Are You Enabling An Addict? 11 Questions To Ask

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Do you know someone who’s addicted to drugs or alcohol? Is it possible that out of a sincere sense of loyalty and love you could be covering up for ...

The Shadow Demeter Complex: A Deeper Look at Codependency

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

Demeter and Persephone, Asia Minor, 100 BCE The term codependency comes out of the recovery movement with the reliably frequent observation that un...

When Does 'Helping' a Troubled Loved One Hurt?

Jennifer Delaney | Posted 11.11.2013 | Crime
Jennifer Delaney

Everyday, around the country, there are 12 step meetings, support groups and therapists' offices filled with families of substance abusers and violent offenders grappling with these issues. Many more have yet to seek help.

'Drugged': Mom Tries To Get Son Heroin In A Hospital

Posted 10.15.2012 | TV

"Drugged" revealed the story of Schuyler, a 21-year-old heroin addict who uses up to four times a day. As has been shown on several other television s...

Are We Addicted to Being an Enabler?

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

We are not doing our loved ones a service by living in fear of their threats, trying to be best buds, believing this time will be different or too lazy to do anything about their actions.

Just Say "No" to Adult Children Wanting Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

You are not doing your children any favors by not allowing them to grow up. I'm OK with parents helping children through college (in four years, not forty), but after that they are on their own.