If 'Teen Mom' Jenelle Evans WAS Cutting, We Should Be Sad for Her

Jenelle Evans, made famous by MTV's Teen Mom, isn't going to win Mother of the Year any time soon, but she is also not that strange for a teenager. Yes, she has problems, but if she hadn't had a child, most of those problems -- drugs, bad boyfriends, depression -- wouldn't be all that different than the ones faced by so many teenage girls and women in their early 20s. So why is her former "friend" Tori selling stories about her cutting?

It's pretty bad that a friend would sell her out, period. But even worse is WHAT she is selling out. Many young girls "cut" and it's not something they would like shared with the world.

The fact is, if it's true, this is a girl in pain and her "friends" are worse than enemies. Maybe Tori NEEDED to be hit.

It's pretty obvious that Jenelle has had problems long before she got pregnant with Jace. Her "friend" said:

[When Jenelle's parents split], it just messed with her head. Sometimes you [could] see the blood and stuff.

This is the problem with getting famous, of course, and Jenelle asked for her life to be scrutinized when she went on a reality show. But realistically, cutting isn't a laughing matter.

It isn't a piece of gossip, though, and it isn't some cry for attention. If Jenelle was cutting, she was doing so because of her bipolar disorder, her family problems, and pain she was trying to express physically. It's sad and a huge problem.

Cutting isn't funny or crazy and my guess is she isn't doing it on purpose to be made fun of (if she is doing it at all).

Jenelle never should have been a mom. She was an at-risk youth who made a permanent change in her life. Now that her son is here, one can only hope she will someday get it together, get better friends, and find new ways of expressing her emotions and dealing with her pain. Cutting isn't the way.

Do you think this story is true?

 

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nonmember avatar kaerae

So, Jenelle is a flipping moron, junkie, bad mom, but her idiot friend Tori is a reliable source, honest and noble??? Jeez, this is the fifth post on this site citing her as a reliable source. Give me a break!

stron... strontium

I think her dear friend Tori is looking for every bit of attention she can get from this and is spilling out a bunch of crap, and needs to keep her mouth shut.


And somebody needs to give that girl a swift kick in the head. 

Kristal Clark-Jacobs

I think people should lay off her and let her try to get better I am happy the show will be ending and just hope she will get better before she is no longer here it is easy for people to judge when they have never been in this spot before however I was and I was able to help my self because my childs dad stayed howevere others have to do this all on there own at that age. well they mighty not beable to handle it when the other has to do nothing.

Michelle Lefurgy

I think Jenelle is a confused young adult that needs help without the negative responses like from some of the comments I've seen and read here on this page and as her friend telling her on I believe she looking for attention and is jealous and if she knows more she needs to remain silent friends don't do that to friends..!

nonmember avatar Moiria Jones

I use to be a cutter and for her friend to out her like that is just wrong. This young woman has had a hard life. We only see what's on TV or what people post online. I've seen the pain in her eyes and though I'm not a teen mom, I've been through alit she has. Is she the mom of the year? The "perfect" mom? Guess what it doesn't exsist. We all have things we go through everyday. Unfortunately she chose to have it on TV. Do I feel bad for yes I do. I think people need to lay off of her and talk about another teen mom. There are PLENTY of others to yap about. How about Amber who beats her boyfriend or the ones who's house was just unfit for anyone to live in?

mjones77 mjones77

I use to be a cutter and for her friend to out her like that is just wrong. This young woman has had a hard life. We only see what's on TV or what people post online. I've seen the pain in her eyes and though I'm not a teen mom, I've been through alit she has. Is she the mom of the year? The "perfect" mom? Guess what it doesn't exsist. We all have things we go through everyday. Unfortunately she chose to have it on TV. Do I feel bad for yes I do. I think people need to lay off of her and talk about another teen mom. There are PLENTY of others to yap about. How about Amber who beats her boyfriend or the ones who's house was just unfit for anyone to live in?

Nick 'n' Jorie Westerlund

First of all, Jenelle doesn't need help looking bad she does just fine on her own but this girl is probably trying to make a quick buck and while I think that is low I think this statement in the artice is lower "Maybe Tori NEEDED to be hit." NO ONE needs to be hit and Jenelle was a terrible friend to Tori and all of her friends for that matter. Jenelle treats everyone around her like trash and feels it's okay for her to cuss out and put her hands on who ever she feels like at the time including her own mother! I hope Jenelle never gets custody of her son because the one time he mouths off to her she'll probably put her hands on him too... I hope someone eventually presses charges against her so she can feel the full repercussions of her actions. I think it's hilarious that she verbally/physically abuses everyone around her including boyfriends but then is quick to press charges on them for grabbing her and sing little songs about domestic abuse like she's a freakin victim! Girls like her give true victims a bad name. Maybe Tori is low for releasing that info but as far as I'm concerned it's Jenelle's just desserts!

Nick 'n' Jorie Westerlund

BTW, what hard life??? She's a spoiled brat her creates her own problems and then whines about them. Her mom may be far from perfect but she financially supported Jenelle's pregnancy, stepped up and took care of her son so she could go out a party, has bailed her out on multiple occasions, let her live with her despite the drama she brings, and much much more. Jenelle's demons are self created and I feel no pity for her what-so-ever. If she is cutting, it's probably for the attention in which case Tori is helping her.

Laura Gerhardt

  Sorry, don't feel sorry for her. I feel sorry for our future. As these young people are our future, I fear we have no future. Because of bleeding hearts, our futures are being raised w/o dicipline, restraint and not giving in to stupid urges. The boys won't keep it in their pants and the girls won't keep their legs closed.  Can't call them young men and women, because they all act like spoiled 5 y/o. who have never ever been punished for anything. She gets what she deserves!!!! And no, SHE IS NOT A GOOD MOTHER!!!!!

Lissa Perkins

Idk but everyone who can't mind their own business shows how truly pathetic their own lives really are. It;s nobody;s place to judge or put down for anything. Nobody is perfect. I've felt what a lot of that's like,and it use to bother me.Not anymore,because nothing changes when you do clean your act up.You can't please anyone either way,someone will ALWAYS have something to say no matter what.It's a reality show...they pick and choose what they want the public to see.And the public does nothing but eat it up. All I can say is if you don't like it,don't watch it. Otherwise...don't whine and complain about what you see.These are people we don't know and who have nothing to do with our lives,so what does it matter to you what they do?Seriously! Live your's and let them live their's.

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