“Dawson is and always has been spoiled rotten,” says Nichole about her 16-year-old brother, adding that her parents have always given Dawson everything he’s wanted.
Suzette, the siblings’ mother, says Dawson’s birth was “very challenging,” and since then, “we have spoiled him dearly.” “It has backfired on us,” she says.

The family says the teen turns violent when he is told “no,” that he has torn up their house with a machete, and he has been verbally and physically abusive.
What does Dawson say triggers his anger? And, how does he explain his behavior? See what he says in the video above.
On Thursday’s episode of Dr. Phil, "Our Teen Refuses to Let Us Parent Him," hear why Dawson’s parents say they have given up on trying to parent him. And, what does Dr. Phil say he thinks could be causing some of Dawson’s behaviors? Check local listings to see where you can watch.

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