Preloading

Why These Sisters Are Stuck in the Past

Season 3 Episode 307
Aired on 10/17/2015 | CC tv-14
Charese has been putting her life on hold for her sister Andrea, who has a drinking problem and is unable to take care of herself.

They are both trapped by a pact that made years ago. As children, the sisters say they were separated by child protective services—Charese to their grandparents and Andrea with their mother. Living with their mother turned out to be a toxic situation, turning Andrea‚Äôs life into a living nightmare.

"I was sexually assaulted," Andrea says. "I seen my mother get beat up a few times, seen her get throw out of windows, burned with forks...it just wasn't good."

Scarred by their past, the two sisters can't seem to let go of each other. But while Charese has been able to get her life in order, Andrea is still struggling. Watch the above video as Iyanla sits down with the sisters and asks them both to face some tough questions.

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