During the most recent season of Teen Mom OG, fans learned that Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra decided to separate for a month and live in different homes on a trial basis.
Tyler and Catelynn explained the separation as an effort to save their marriage — but fans felt that it was the beginning of the end,
On Christmas Day, Catelynn took to Instagram to assure fans that all is well in her relationship with Tyler.
But is she offering an honest assessment of her marriage, or merely attempting to put the rumor mill to rest?
Take a look:
1. Better Days
There was a time when Tyler and Catelynn were thought by many fans to be the most stable of all the couples in the Teen Mom franchise.
2. Tough Times
Catelynn and Tyler began to experience problems in their relationship after Cate suffered a miscarriage that resulted in a flare-up of a number of mental health issues.
3. Taking Action
After being diagnosed with PTSD, Catelynn checked into a rehab facility in Arizona.
4. Too Much?
Cate checked into the same facility multiple times in the course of a single year, a move that was criticized by some Teen Mom OG viewers.
5. Selfish Mom?
Lowell was widely criticized for repeatedly leaving Tyler behind to raise the couple’s daughter on his own.
6. Lacking Compassion?
The criticism became louder when Catelynn engaged in behaviors that many fans felt exhibited a lack of concern for Tyler’s mental health issues.
The Hollywood Gossip