‘Is Our Son A Kleptomaniac?'

“Chris has been stealing compulsively for the last 10 to 12 years,” says Nancy, of her 18-year-old son. According to Nancy, Chris has been caught stealing DVDs, candy, watches and money at least 25 times and has been taken into custody on numerous occasions, but he’s never been formally arrested. “We are afraid our son is a kleptomaniac,” she admits. “Nothing is safe with Chris around.”

She is also concerned that he shows no remorse for his actions. “Chris never admits he has stolen anything unless he is caught red-handed,” she says. “My biggest fear is that he’ll end up in prison.”

Mark adds, “His behavior is destroying his life.”

Watch the video above to see their story, and tune in Friday to hear from Chris, who gets caught stealing from Dr. Phil.

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