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Teen Mom’s Amber Portwood Hasn’t Spoken to Daughter Leah in ‘Months’

Putting in the work. After beforehand discussing her distant relationship together with her daughter, Amber Portwood revealed that she hasn’t been in contact with Leah, 12, for “a couple of months.”

“I feel like I’m never going to win,” Amber, 31, stated in a preview clip for the brand new episode of Teen Mom OG on Tuesday, September 28. “I wanted us to have a great coparenting family that I thought we had until it became weird.”

The actuality star, who shares her daughter with ex-fiancé Gary Shirley, detailed how unexpectedly Leah “just started acting weird and turning on me.”

“This is not [Leah]. She does not ignore me like this,” Amber defined. “Even if I take responsibility for every single wrongdoing I’ve ever done, it just feels like it’s never enough.”


Amber Portwood and Leah.
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The MTV persona has beforehand voiced her discomfort with Gary, 34, and his spouse, Kristina Shirley, taking part in a bigger function in Leah’s life. In the clip, Amber shared that she wished to merely “move forward” in her relationship together with her daughter.

“I can’t sit here and have her think things that aren’t true about me ’cause I am her mother,” she famous, earlier than including that she determined to write a letter to clarify her emotions.

Although Amber was planning to report herself studying the letter for Leah, she wasn’t positive whether or not her daughter would even get to see it.

“How many times do I need to apologize? They don’t hear me?” she requested emotionally. “How many times do I need to apologize? I’m trying.”

The 16 & Pregnant alum’s revelation comes after she talked about in a latest episode that Leah refused to go to remedy together with her.

“It truly breaks my heart that Leah and I are drifting apart,” Amber revealed throughout a September episode of Teen Mom OG. “For the past six years, I’ve been seeing a psychiatrist. I really think if I could go to therapy with Leah, it would bring us closer together. But Gary and [his wife] Kristina feel differently.”

While Amber claimed that her ex “wasn’t for” the concept of remedy, Gary later defined that he wished Leah to contemplate it on her phrases.

“I talked to Leah last night about seeing if she was open to going to therapy,” he detailed. “I know she’s against it, but I told her to think about if it’d be beneficial for her. I’m not going to sit here and make Leah go somewhere because it’ll help Amber. How can I encourage Leah to do something she doesn’t want to do if her mom’s not doing what she needs to do?”

Teen Mom OG airs on MTV Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET.

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