“Teen Mom” star Amber Portwood lately opened as much as Us Weekly about her relationship along with her 13-year-old daughter, Leah. The 31-year-old informed the publication in January 2022 that her relationship along with her daughter is enhancing.
Amber gave birth to Leah in 2008 with then-boyfriend Gary Shirley. Her being pregnant was documented on the MTV present “16 and Pregnant.” Amber and Leah have had a sophisticated relationship over time on account of Amber’s struggles with habit and authorized points. “Teen Mother” viewers have watched Amber attempt to rebuild her relationship along with her daughter on the present.
Amber on Her relationship With Leah
In an exclusive interview with Us Weekly in January 2022, Amber revealed that she and Leah are in an excellent place. “[Our visits are] truly going quite a bit higher,” she informed the outlet. “I can’t converse for Leah, however after we’re round one another now, it’s evening and day. It’s simply stunning.”
Amber’s ex Gary Shirley has primary physical custody of Leah, however Amber is allowed visitation. The “Teen Mother” star has been open in regards to the struggles of co-parenting and the way it impacts her relationship along with her youngsters.
In a September 2021 episode of “Teen Mother OG,” Amber revealed that her relationship with Leah was in a “bizarre” place.
“I really feel like I’m by no means going to win,” Amber stated within the episode. “I wished us to have a fantastic co-parenting household that I believed we had till it grew to become bizarre.” Amber went on to say that she felt like Leah had turned on her.
Since then, the mother-daughter duo has slowly been rebuilding their relationship. Amber told Page Six in November 2021 that she thinks Leah has a proper to be mad at her given her conduct prior to now.
“I believe she has each proper to be mad at me for lots of issues…I let her really feel her feelings, and I perceive that” she informed the outlet.
Amber and Leah’s relationship took a flip for the more severe after Amber stated some not-so-nice issues about her ex Gary Shirley and his spouse Kristina on social media. In a season 9 episode of “Teen Mother OG,” Leah stated that she didn’t like that her mother talked about her dad in that means and requested that Amber be uninvited from her party, Distractify reported.
“We don’t actually have a bond like that,” Leah informed her dad, Gary, within the episode. “Twelve years and he or she hasn’t actually achieved something. That’s form of been like Kristina’s spot.”
Since then, Amber and Leah have reconnected and labored on their relationship.
“It’s been actually working, and it’s going very well,” Amber told Us Weekly in January 2022. “So I’m proud of what’s occurring, and I’m not going to push the difficulty. It’s form of a wonderful factor.”
Amber Is a Printed Creator
Amber lately teased the discharge of her new e book “So, You’re Loopy Too?” in a January 2022 Instagram post. The MTV star posted an image of the quilt together with an summary that describes the e book as, “an in-depth look into ‘Teen Mother’ star, Amber Portwood’s lengthy historical past coping with a number of psychological well being sicknesses, and the way she survived insurmountable odds and insufferable public scrutiny to grow to be the robust, confident girl she is as we speak.”
“Teen Mother” followers commented on the publish to precise their pleasure. One Instagram person wrote, “Pre-ordered can’t wait.” One other person commented, “Can’t wait to learn it!!! You’re one of many strongest girls I’ve seen. Life will work in your favor Amber!!!”