Danielle and her siblings say they want their mom, Janet, to acknowledge that she made many mistakes as she raised them, some that the children say still have lingering effects on their lives. Janet claims she did the best she could as a single mom, and no matter how many times she apologizes, her kids won’t let the past stay in the past.
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On Thursday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Dr. Phil explains to Janet why her apologies aren’t making an impact on her children.
In the video above, Danielle tells her mother what she wants from her to be able to move forward. Is Janet willing to try? And, Dr. Phil has important advice for what mother and daughter each must do if they want the other in their lives moving forward.
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