Dr. Phil – “‘Our bratty, mooching daughter stole thousands from us'”

Lyzzy has said she may want to make a few changes

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (CBS) – Linda and Gary say they fell in love with their only child, Lyzzy, when they brought her home 24 years ago after an open adoption.

They admit to spoiling her, but now they fear that may have backfired. They say Lyzzy has stolen thousands of dollars from her dad and aunt. Linda and Gary say it’s constant drama with their 24-year-old daughter, who refuses to move out of their home.

Lyzzy’s family says they are also worried about her physical health since they claim she has put on about 100 pounds since high school.

Lyzzy, who admits to being unhappy at home and overeating, has said she may want to make a few changes.

Dr. Phil offers advice to this family about how they can rebuild their relationships. And, Dr. Travis Stork, host of the Emmy Award-winning show The Doctors, gives advice to Lyzzy and her family based on his latest book, The Lose Your Belly Diet.

Watch Dr. Phil today at 3 on 22News.