Mommy Dearest

July 17, 2006

Two daughters confront their mothers for the first time about their neglectful and abusive behavior.  

 

 

Falling into the Crack

Marri says her mother, Marilyn, has neglected and emotionally abused her as a result of her long-term love affair with crack cocaine. Marilyn says her drug use is not a problem and she can still be a good mother while using crack.

 

"It doesn't control me. I smoke because I like to smoke."

  


 

Not Insane, Just Lonely

Jessica's mother, Deana, had her committed to a mental institution three times while growing up — all to get attention. Jessica also says her mother was neglectful, abusive, and often brought strange men home for sex.    

 

"I wasn't always a bad mom. I did try."

 

 

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