Amber Portwood: I am Heartbroken Over the Lack of My Son!
Amber Portwood has as soon as once more responded to the custody lack of her son.
Earlier this week, the long-time Teen Mother OG star misplaced her authorized battle in opposition to ex-boyfriend Andrew Glennon, who was awarded major custody of the previous couple’s four-year outdated baby, James.
A choose in Indiana not solely ruled in Glennon’s favor with regards to this urgent difficulty — he additionally mentioned Andrew can relocate with James.
All the best way to California.
The ruling got here three years after Portwood was arrested for home violence, an incident that resulted in Amber dropping practically all parental privileges with regards to her son.
She hadn’t even been permitted in a single day visits with James within the wake of this arrest.
However this new choose decree makes it official and everlasting.
And, as cited above, additionally signifies that James will quickly be dwelling throughout the nation from his mother.
“I’m devastated and heartbroken by this consequence,” the MTV persona wrote by way of Instagram on July 28.
“I’ve labored so laborious 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.”
Certainly, Portwood has mentioned previously that she is Bipolar, whereas Teen Mother viewers are effectively are of her historical past of drug use.
Amber went Thursday night time, referencing her previous struggles and asserting that she ought to be allowed to maneuver on from these errors.
“Individuals who’ve performed remedy, and brought courses, and made efforts to alter mustn’t proceed to be punished for previous errors.
“I’ve spent years rebuilding my bridges and did the whole lot that was required of me, together with finishing 21 unfavorable drug assessments and a number of psychological evaluations.”
She concluded as follows:
“In case your highway has not been good, however you’ve labored laborious to turn out to be a greater, extra steady and caring individual at present, preserve shifting ahead as I’ll [sic] and by no means cease combating for my kids who I like greater than something.
“I’ve been dwelling in a nightmare for therefore lengthy, making an attempt to show myself.
“I wouldn’t want this insufferable ache on any mom or father.
Beforehand, Portwood issued a statement that emphasized these identical themes, saying she didn’t need to lose custody as a result of she has come to date through the years.
And since she actually loves her son.
On Thursday, in the meantime, Portwood defended her relationship with 13-year outdated daughter Leah (who she shares with ex Gary Shirley) and mentioned that the teenager can also be crushed by this new growth.
“Me and Leah have an incredible relationship at present and she or he is devastated. STOP!” Amber Tweeted at a critic.
Responding to a different troll, Portwood wrote:
“I did each single factor I wanted to do together with remedy each single week and in addition medicine adjustment. I used to be and nonetheless [am] steady mentally for years now…
“That is tragic and my son is the one struggling probably the most when our lives are torn aside.
“I cannot be good about this case anymore as a result of none of that is OK. Should you change and are steady and have confirmed your stability than that issues.
“It is a loss for all moms who change for peace and love of their kids’s lives…and simply so it may be ripped away after years of combating for one thing.”
For his half, Glennon celebrated his courthouse victory with a easy message this week.
“We endured the nightmare,” Andrew informed E! Information. “Now we get to dwell the dream.”
For the file, Amber can be permitted to fly to California each different month to get her visitation with James.
Glennon will then be answerable for bringing James to Indiana on the alternating months for visits.
Chatting with her followers yesterday, Portwood insisted that this association can be hardest and most unfair to the four-year outdated.
“That boy completely adores me and I’ve constructed lovely relationships with my kids at present and am very current of their lives,” Portwood argued.
“This isn’t a win for my son in any respect.
“I pray for him and the disappointment and confusion he could have.”