Jacqueline Laurita shared an replace on her daughter Ashlee Malleo after the 32-year-old revealed her bipolar II analysis.
Each the mom and daughter have been fashionable figures on the Actual Housewives of New Jersey, earlier than Jacqueline exited the franchise in 2017.
In an interview for the “Two T’s In A Pod” podcast, Jacqueline revealed that her 32-year-old daughter has opened up about her psychological well being.
“She’s good. She came upon, , she obtained identified with bipolar, and so she’s been dealing so much with that, which explains like lots of issues she was feeling and going by,” stated Jacqueline, by way of Heavy. “Now, she’s very open about it. She talks about it on her social media, like her form of steps and, , serving to herself. She’s doing good.”
The alum stated Ashlee is “a fantastic mommy to her [six-year-old] son, Cameron” – whom she shares together with her ex-husband Pete Malleo.
Final yr, Ashlee first addressed her psychological well being on Instagram, saying she “was identified with bipolar II and BPD [Borderline Personality Disorder],” and she or he “made the non-public selection to start remedy instantly.”
In a New Yr’s 2023 put up, Ashlee mirrored on 2022, sharing that it was “stuffed with heartache and stress for [her],” although there have been “loads of wonderful moments too,” and she or he was “grateful” for the remedy and help system.
Ashlee stated she’s “proud” of her followers who’re additionally “struggl[ing] with psychological well being.”
“We did it. We made it by one other yr stuffed with ups and downs. Don’t let anybody disrespect your therapeutic journey. The suitable individual/folks will embrace you with grace, empathy, and wholesome communication it doesn’t matter what. That goes for relationships, friendships, household and so forth… Simply know that you’re not damaged. You might be sufficient,” she expressed.
The Actual Housewives of New Jersey season 13 airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on Bravo.