Amber Portwood Reveals ‘Unbearable Pain’ After Custody Loss – Hollywood Life


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Amber Portwood, 32, isn’t backing down. The Teen Mother OG star posted a susceptible assertion to social media on Thursday, spilling out her most private emotions after shedding custody of her 4-year-old son Jack on Wednesday, July 27, to her ex-boyfriend and Jack’s father, Andrew Glennon. “I’m devastated and heartbroken by this end result,” the MTV star wrote by way of Instagram on July 28. “I’ve labored so exhausting to higher myself and enhance my relationship with my kids. Whereas I’ve all the time been candid about my previous substance abuse and points with psychological well being, an individual ought to have an opportunity to redeem themselves and never be tethered to their points from the previous.” Amber continued, after referencing her previous struggles, asserting that she must be allowed to maneuver on from the previous.

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“Individuals who’ve achieved remedy, and brought lessons, and made efforts to alter shouldn’t proceed to be punished for previous errors. I’ve spent years rebuilding my bridges and did every thing that was required of me, together with finishing 21 destructive drug checks and a number of psychological evaluations.” Amber’s assertion then turned in the direction of the heartbreaking, opening up together with her most private ideas concerning the courtroom loss.

“In case your highway has not been good, however you’ve labored exhausting to turn into a greater, extra secure and caring particular person right now, preserve shifting ahead as I’ll [sic] and by no means cease preventing for my kids who I really like greater than something,” she concluded the assertion. “I’ve been dwelling in a nightmare for thus lengthy, attempting to show myself. I wouldn’t want this insufferable ache on any mom or father.”

The custody loss got here after Amber was arrested for a home incident in 2019. She was later granted a restraining order in 2021 to maintain Andrew from “interfering with the parenting time.” The presently order offers him the chance to maneuver Jack to Malibu, California, from Indiana. It additionally transfers sole bodily and authorized custody of their little one to Andrew.

Amber’s followers flooded the feedback part with phrases of help.  “I’m so sorry you’re going via this,” wrote certainly one of her 1.7 million followers. “You’ve come up to now and must be so proud. Please know you will have a lot help out of your followers.” One other opened up, thanking her for being a “function mannequin” to individuals who have skilled related points.

“I really like you a lot Amber and I can’t think about how painful this should be,” reacted a fan. “Please know you’re a tremendous function mannequin who actually helps individuals like me who’ve critical psychological well being points. Thanks a lot for sharing your tales, thanks a lot for being trustworthy and courageous. This too shall move.”

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