Kailyn Lowry Feels ’16 and Pregnant’ Didn’t Show Her Full Story

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kailyn Lowry

Best identified for Teen Mom 2, Kailyn Lowry needed to be part of 16 and Pregnant as a result of she “knew it was an important show that could help girls like me.” 

Kailyn Lowry | Brad Barket/Getty Images
Kailyn Lowry | Brad Barket/Getty Images

Ultimately, she determined to affix the solid as a result of she “felt strongly that it would be a great way to get my story out and hopefully inspire other girls to make good decisions,” she wrote in her e book Pride Over Pity.

What Kailyn Lowry feels ’16 and Pregnant’ ignored

But since she was so busy making ready to have a child, Lowry by no means actually absolutely sat down and thought of what sharing her life on TV would entail. When she first noticed what MTV included in her 16 and Pregnant episodes, she couldn’t assist however really feel like there was a lot lacking.

16 and Pregnant confirmed solely a small a part of my story. There are so many little particulars from that interval of my life that I want may have been proven. Like the truth that I used to be the one pregnant lady in a really small highschool, which made my abdomen stick out a bit–each figuratively and actually. Or that the desks at college had been too small for my huge stomach to suit comfortably into, which felt like a giant joke at my expense,” she wrote.

Lowry additionally feels the present didn’t embody sufficient of the “ignorant babble and gossip” about her.

“The only thing worse than being stuck in one of those desks was having to put up with all the stares and whispers,” she wrote, sharing that “Is she just fat or pregnant?” was an actual query her mates would get.

Through the entire difficulties filming 16 and Pregnant dropped at Lowry’s life, she was attempting to stay optimistic in regards to the alternative she made.  

“I was still trying to convince myself that I was doing the right thing by raising a child at such a young age and sharing all of my struggles,” she wrote.

Unsolicited recommendation

Being so younger, Lowry was consistently receiving unsolicited recommendation about her state of affairs.

“Everyone in my life had strong opinions about what I should or shouldn’t be doing,” she wrote. But there was one individual within the actuality star’s life who gave her some nice recommendation.

“The one person who made absolutely no sense to me then, but who I later realized actually had it right the whole time, was my grandmother. She just said, “You know, babies are born!” In her bizarre means she was mentioning that having a baby is simply part of life and now that it was a truth in mine I simply needed to hold shifting ahead,” she wrote.

Lowry wasn’t scared about being “responsible for another life.” She was excited. Throughout all of the stress filming introduced on, Lowry was wanting ahead to giving beginning to somebody “who would never leave me.”

“What I was starting to realize was that this baby was going to give me a chance to have real family, to have someone who would never leave me,” she wrote.

Read extra: ‘Teen Mom 2’: Kailyn Lowry Explains Why She Almost Gave Lincoln To Javi Marroquin

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