Amber Portwood is “devastated” after her ex Andrew Glennon was awarded full custody of their 4-year-old son on Tuesday. The “Teen Mom OG” star, 32, took to Instagram on Thursday to express her disappointment about the court’s decision.
Working hard to improve relationships
“I am devastated and heartbroken by this result. I have worked so hard to better myself and improve my relationships with my children,” the mother of two shared in an Instagram post.
substance abuse and mental health issues
“While I have always been candid about my past substance abuse and mental health issues, a person should have a chance to wean themselves and not be bound by their own issues from the past.”
Portwood – who claimed first
Portwood – who previously claimed that her mental illness was “used against her.” Alleged that she had undergone several psychological evaluations to prove herself. have taken Those who have tried to change should not continue to be punished for past mistakes.”
After being arrested, Portwood took physical custody of her two children.
Portwood has lost physical custody of both of her children after being arrested several times. The reality TV star, who described the legal battle as a “nightmare”, concluded her post by saying that she would “never stop fighting” for her children and would take on any parent this “unbearable”. Wouldn’t wish for pain”.
Several people took to the comments to express their support for the mom, including her co-star Caitlin Baltierra.”I love you. I’m so sorry this is happening and so undesirable… her Need you in their life and the decision they made is wrong on so many levels… you know your truth and all the hard work you put in,” she wrote. “Don’t let anyone think of you differently! I’m here for you forever and ever.”
Earlier in the week, an Indiana judge told Glennon
Earlier this week, an Indiana judge granted Glennon both physical and legal custody of their son, James. While Portwood will get three night visits per month with James. Her 38-year-old ex is planning to move their child to her home state of California.
Glennon told E!
Speaking about the decision, Glennon told E! News, “We endured the nightmare. Now we have to live the dream.” Glennon and Portwood – who began dating in 2017 – welcomed James in May 2018. However, the couple parted ways a year later after the reality star was allegedly attacked with a knife. was arrested for
Household battery in the presence of a child under the age of 16
Shortly after, Portwood committed home battery, a lethal weapon. Convicted of criminal negligence and domestic battery in the presence of a child under the age of 16. “So, are you crazy too?” The author — who has since been diagnosed with bipolar and borderline split personality disorder — was sentenced to probation and ordered to attend parenting classes.
Portwood taken to court by a former accomplice
This isn’t the first time Portwood has been taken to court by a former partner. The reality TV star – who shares a 13-year-old daughter Leah with ex-fiancé Gary Shirley – was arrested for assaulting Shirley on camera.
Portwood sentenced to five years in prison
In 2012, Portwood was sentenced to five years in prison. But a year later was released for good behavior. Shirley and Portwood share legal custody of their daughter. But he has primary physical custody of her.