Teen Mom OG star Amber Portwood’s 12-year-old daughter Leah referred to as her mother out in the course of the April sixth episode of the MTV actuality show. Amber and Leah’s relationship has turn out to be more and more strained as Leah will get older, with the pre-teen setting boundaries together with her mom. She needs to take little steps to work on repairing her relationship together with her mom, the place Amber needs to spend alone time together with her daughter. Leah, nonetheless, is not able to make that sort of dedication for her mom.
Since they weren’t on good phrases, Amber determined to not go to Leah’s party at her home. “She simply Snapchatted me and mentioned she could not come and he or she is aware of that I needed to do one thing one-on-one and that it was pretend,” Leah informed her father, Gary Shirley. “I requested her what was pretend as a result of it was my birthday.”
Gary was additionally confused about Amber saying the occasion was phony. “She simply mentioned it was one thing that I would not perceive till I’m older,” Leah added.
Leah Set Boundaries With Amber
Gary has tried to push Leah’s relationship with Amber. “I’ve informed you this: It’s a great factor to have your mother in your life. Now, I get it. You’re damage. I get mommy has mentioned she was going to do stuff and he or she did not. I get mommy hasn’t been round the way in which she must be or is meant to be however we will not simply write your mother off,” he informed her.
But Leah had made up her thoughts. She is setting boundaries together with her mom and creating guidelines that Amber should comply with if she needs to earn her belief again. “I do know personally I’m not able to do something one-on-one but,” Leah informed Gary. “I do not really know when I’m going to be prepared to achieve out. For me, that will most likely seem like her coming over and perhaps get ice cream. I simply know that I do not actually ever wish to keep the night time or something like that.”
Leah Said Kristina Has Been More of a Mother to Her Than Amber Has
Gary understood what Leah meant about taking small steps. When he requested if Leah would really feel comfy if Amber had her personal home, she mentioned it had nothing to do with that.
“I nonetheless would not [want to] go over,” she mentioned, including that she’s upset with Amber for not taking benefit o the “alternatives” she will get “to be a mother.”
“I’ve grown up — properly since I can bear in mind as a result of I used to be 4 when Kristina got here into my life — I’ve grown up with the truth that Kristina is my mother,” she mentioned about Gary’s spouse, Kristina Shirley.
“Being a mother is not like ‘Oh my God I simply gave delivery to this little one. I’m a mother.’ It’s taking good care of that little one and like really being the mother of that little one,” she added. “I do know that there is all the time going to be this gap the place there ought to have been one thing else.”