I love Chelsea Houska. She's one of the stars of Teen Mom 2 who really seems to "get" that being a parent is a big responsibility, and you have to throw yourself into it full tilt. But when I got the chance to sit down with her for a face-to-face interview about the third season of the MTV reality show, I knew there was one question that had to be asked: what the heck does she see in on-again/off-again boyfriend Adam Lind?
It's what everyone wants to know about the sweet girl from South Dakota who keeps getting jerked around by, well, the jerk who fathered her daughter Aubree. So what's the skinny? Chelsea finally got honest about the allure of Adam and where they stand today.
Chelsea on her current relationship status:
I'm single right now and just enjoying being single. Content with being single.
On what attracted her to Adam in the first place:
When I was in high school, I was like party girl crazy, didn't have a care in the world. Adam was like that, obviously still is. So we were just the fun couple that partied and stuff like that. It was just young love. You know when you first fall in love with someone and it's, like, "Oh my God!"? That feeling, that's how it was. I haven't had that with anyone else since.
I guess that's why I go back to him, because you always want to go back to that feeling. We were the fun couple and then I grew up and he stayed like that so it didn't work out anymore.
On the on-again/off-again nature of her relationship:
Every time me and Adam get back together, it's so frustrating. I know other people are frustrated, but trust me, people, I am too!
I just hate watching that because everyone's always right. It's hard to admit that, but when your heart feels something, it's hard to say, "No." Some people don't realize that.
On how she'll explain her relationship with Adam to Aubree:
I'm going to just explain to her that we were young when we had her. All the choices that I've made I feel like she won't be disappointed in anything. She's going to be able to see that I tried so hard to keep our family together. I tried to make it work with Adam but it just didn't work. It's going to be good for her to see how hard I did try.
On how things are with Adam right now:
Adam's still in [Aubree's] life. He sees her a couple times a month. His parents are awesome, and they always want her to come stay the night for a night or something. They're still involved, and he'll see her while she's there.
He has a girlfriend. I just feel kind of like whatever about it. He treated me pretty bad, and I don't think he's going to treat her amazing or anything.
On Adam's new love spending time with Aubree:
It really bothered me at first, like the thought of it happening. And then it happened, and it still bothers me. But eventually it's going to happen.
I just hate that he kind of seems like he plays all like I have this. It's hard for me to explain. Sometimes I think of it like, why does he get to have this girlfriend and play house with my daughter. It's so annoying. You can find a relationship so easy because you don't have the child every day, you can go out and meet people and go on dates. I can't do that.
It's a little frustrating, but in the long run, I'll come out on top.
What do you think about Chelsea's confessions about Adam? Are you happy to see this couple is kaput?
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