16-Year-Old’s Shocking Texts To Her Mom

Ann and Mike say they live in fear of their 16-year-old daughter Kristi -- so much so that they now sleep with a baseball bat as a precaution. Watch their story here.

As Dr. Phil explores the troubled relationship between the parents and their teen, he reads some of Kristi’s text messages to her mother. Watch the video above to hear what Ann describes as her “everyday” existence.

What could be behind the teen’s outrageous behavior, and is there any hope for the parents to take back their power? Watch more here.