“I just want her to really like me all over again … I want my daughter back again.”
It was yet another incredibly psychological 7 days on “Teen Mom OG” for Amber Portwood, who is having difficulties with how her marriage with daughter Leah is slipping aside ahead of her incredibly eyes.
Portwood has extended accused ex Gary Shirley and his spouse Kristina of placing a wedge in between her and the twelve calendar year aged and, before this time, unveiled the mom-daughter duo have been “having difficulties” to reform a near bond. Tuesday’s new hour picked up following Leah unsuccessful to rejoice Easter with Amber and her son James — as Amber wished she experienced a “established agenda” when it arrived to visitation with her daughter.
“It truly is been a even though due to the fact I have observed her. She has not even answered any of my textual content messages,” Portwood described to her producer. “She’s not heading to reply my cellular phone phone calls. But she has a Reward Mother, so … preposterous way to discuss, I am sorry.”
In a confessional, she claimed it “genuinely breaks my coronary heart” that the two have been “drifting aside.” Portwood extra that she’s been looking at a psychiatrist for the earlier 6 yrs and expressed hope that Leah could be a part of her in treatment.
“We talked about treatment and things with Leah, but Gary was not for it at all,” she described. “Remedy is a fantastic detail to get you and your mom back again alongside one another. Acquiring that mediator can assistance get her to open up up and have an understanding of a little bit.”
“I believe she’ll be happier in lifetime when it arrives to have an understanding of a little bit much more of what the earlier was, where by points occur now and how I am now and that it truly is alright to have a mother which is been by these points and you should not be ashamed of that,” she ongoing to vent to her producer. “Remedy is some thing that requires to occur, but there is almost nothing I can do about it for the reason that he does have the main custody of her. I want my daughter back again.”
Talking with Kristina, Gary claimed he experienced questioned Leah if she was “open up” to treatment, but she failed to look at first intrigued. He failed to want to press it on her both.
“I am not gonna sit listed here and make Leah go someplace for the reason that it’s going to assistance Amber,” he described to his spouse. “How can I stimulate Leah to do some thing she would not wanna do, if her mom’s not undertaking what she requires to do?”
“Leah’s twelve. She’s not gonna get back again the yrs she skipped. If there is gonna be any variety of reuniting, it truly is gonna have to be like, ‘Hey, Amber’s genuinely dug deep and genuinely finished what she essential to do to be the mom she requires to be,'” Gary ongoing.
He also desired Amber to apologize for placing “other persons 1st” for yrs. “I want to defend Leah, I want to make confident she’s not gonna get harm,” he extra.
Whilst Gary experienced no challenge laying that all out for Kristina, he seemingly failed to get back again to Amber with his choice. “Gary’s radio silence tells me he is not heading to insist that Leah go with me,” she claimed in a confessional.
The episode finished with Portwood conversing to her therapist above FaceTime, expressing her serious frustrations with the predicament.
“I am making an attempt to determine out a way to healthy Leah into a predicament she just would not want to be in. I believe she just considered that I deserted her and I want for her to mend from this and shift on,” she claimed. “I are not able to get absent my earlier.”
Probably referring to her time in rehab and 5-calendar year jail sentence, Portwood extra, “I would not be alive if I failed to make specified conclusions and Leah hates me for it and I are not able to explain to her that.”
“I just want her to really like me all over again, I want her to have an understanding of that every little thing I did was to be alive for her. It was not for everything else,” she claimed, in tears. “I am just gonna continue to keep making an attempt, just gonna continue to keep achieving and praying.”
“Teenager Mother OG” airs Tuesdays on MTV.