Crying Amber Portwood Admits To Her Therapist She Felt Like 'A Ticking Time Bomb' Before Arrest

Amber Portwood Crying in Therapy
Source: MTV (2)

Aug. 7 2019, Updated 3:39 p.m. ET

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Amber Portwood burst into tears during a therapy session before her domestic violence arrest, and the heartbreaking moment was captured in an upcoming clip for Teen Mom OG.

"It's like a ticking time bomb," the mother-of-two told her therapist.

Fans know Amber has been open about her illness and even let MTV cameras film her therapy sessions. In one recent episode, she tells her therapist that she wishes there was a cure for her mental illness so she can walk outside and be "happy."

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Scandal

Radar was first to report Amber's domestic violence arrest on July 5 after allegedly attacking her boyfriend Andrew Glennon with a machete.

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Time Away

Amber Portwood Mug Shot
Source: Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department

Amber, who is also mother to daughter Leah, 10, with ex Gary Shirley, saw her son during a supervised visit on July 18. The meeting was the first time she saw her son since her July 5 arrest.

Laying On The Charges

Amber Portwood Crying in Therapy
Source: MTV

She was charged with one count of domestic battery, a felony count of criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon and a felony count of domestic battery.

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Violence

Amber Portwood Looking Angry
Source: MTV

In an Affidavit for Probable Cause obtained by Radar, Amber made Andrew feel like he “dropped the ball” because they couldn’t get through traffic to see fireworks. When they returned home, she hit him with a shoe.

Scary Scene

Amber Portwood Looking Angry
Source: MTV

5After back-and-forth bickering upon returning home, Andrew locked himself and their son in a room when she allegedly picked up a machete, which she had in her home for protection. “She hit the door with the machete and kicked the door and broke the handle,” the report read. On July 9, Glennon filed a Combined Verified Petition for Paternity Related Orders and Emergency Hearing Regarding Custody of a Child. He is also asking for child support, insurance and payment of medical expenses.

Amber Portwood Looking Angry
Source: MTV
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