Anyone who watches Teen Mom 2 knows that Kailyn Lowry has a fraught relationship with her mother, Suzi, who has drifted in and out of her life, and never seems to prioritize her daughter's happiness. Epic mom fail.
Kailyn's relationship with Suzi is strained for a number of reasons, the least of which is Suzi's history with addiction. Kailyn's never been explicit about her mom's substance of choice, but it's clear that she has a unhealthy relationship with alcohol. "A drunk phone call from my mom followed Javi's voicemail," Kailyn tweeted last February. "Today is just not my day apparently."
It appears that Kailyn has at least attempted to reconcile with her mother, and this week on Teen Mom 2 she even invited Suzi to stay with her. It's unclear whether or not Suzi followed through on her promise to visit, but Kailyn took it to Twitter after the episode to talk about how alcohol should definitely be considered a drug.
"Alcohol is a drug," Kailyn wrote. "And if you do your research, withdraws can be more dangerous than other drugs like heroine [sic] and coke."
Kailyn didn't mention her mother's name, but it's clear that she's tweeting from experience. "Imagine yourself growing up with a 'parent' struggling with addiction, boyfriend hopping and can’t hold a steady job," Kailyn posted on her blog in 2012. "Since I was 8-years-old I was the parent. I’ve forgiven my mom for not being there, but I’ve also become stronger. Strong enough to know when I need to leave certain people out of my life."
Fans will have to tune into next week's Teen Mom 2 to see if Suzi ends up being there for Kailyn during her labor. However, considering that she isn't featured in the sneak peek of the delivery, we're thinking she didn't make it.
Do you think Kailyn is right or wrong about alcohol? Weigh in below!