10/09/2014 11:38 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

A Pregnant Teen Struggles To Leave An Abusive Relationship (VIDEO)

Eighteen-year-old Kristen got pregnant purposely so her family would have to accept her 30-year-old boyfriend John, an ex-con who admits to abusing her. Dr. Phil lists the multiple ways that Kristen has been abused and asks her, “Is there any other piece of information that you need to have that this man does not have your best interest at heart?”

Dr. Phil has strong words of warning on Thursday's show. Check here for local listings.

If physical or emotional abuse is present in your relationship, click here to get help.

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