Dr Phil May 14 2013 Recap
Tonya was subjected to a decade of abuse at the hands of her stepfather, Bruce. The abuse was nearly constant, and yet, somehow, no one else in the family seemed to acknowledge it or do anything about it. An enraged Tonya came on Dr. Phil May 24 2013 to get answers from Bruce, her mother Kathy and her sister Sarah.
Dr. Phil: Woman’s Mother Allowed Her To Be Subjected To Father’s Abuse
Tonya told the story of the abuse she was subjected to, starting at age five and continuing until his arrest when she was 15, at the hands of her stepfather, Bruce. What made matters worse was that her mother, Kathy, knew about the abuse the whole time and did nothing to stop it.
Dr. Phil: Abusive Father Blamed Wife For His Abuse Of Her Daughter
Kathy came on the show to explain how she did everything she could for her Tonya given the circumstances and talked about how Bruce put her through her paces as well.
Dr Phil: Man Takes Abuse Too Far, Wanted To Have Son With Stepdaughter
In order to get Sarah and Kathy to fully understand the twisted depths to which Bruce went with his abuse, Tonya talked about all of the abuse Bruce subjected her to in graphic, gut-wrenching detail.
Dr Phil: Abusive Father Says Daughter Doesn’t Understand His Addiction
In a classic case of blaming the victim, Bruce got on the phone with Dr. Phil and Tonya and proceeded to blame Tonya for not understanding his addiction when she said that she won’t forgive him.
Dr. Phil: Coping With Abuse & Moving On With Your Life After Trauma
Dr. Phil told Tonya how he can help her get not only the therapy she needs to move past this, but an education to help her start living independently.