Farrah Abraham Discusses Teen Mom Tragedy

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Celebrity teenage mothers such as Bristol Palin and Jamie Lynn Spears have plenty of financial and familial support to fall back on. Most are not so lucky.

Farrah Abraham, herself a star of Teen Mom on MTV, was struck by tragedy when daughter Sophia's dad, Derek Underwood, was killed in a car accident.

"It's getting easier," Abraham, now 19, tells Us Weekly of the crash that took his life in 2009. "It's hard to deal with the fact that Sophia never got to meet her dad ... but now that I've come out on the show about it, I'm really happy I did."

Despite a rocky relationship with Underwood (the couple hadn't spoken for four months before he died), Abraham says he would have been a great dad.

"He would have been loving and supportive and taken care of both of us. When Sophia was born, her face looked just like his, and so did her toes!"

"I made Sophia a baby book with notes he and I wrote to each other. It's a big collection of our relationship. I have pictures of us going to dances and lots of memories. I want her to know that he was a happy person who liked to have fun."

She's waiting for the right time to open up to Sophia. For now, she is leaning on her parents for help. She calls her relationship with her own mother, Debra Danielson, "a work in progress." The reasons why are surprising and sad.

Danielson was charged with domestic assault after tension over Abraham's seeming lack of attention toward her newborn escalated into an altercation. Danielson pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of interference with a police officer.

"We're a lot better. We try to go to counseling at least once a month. We've forgiven each other," says Abraham. "I see or speak to my parents [Danielson and dad Michael] daily now, and they're the best babysitters I could find!"

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Farrah, I can see that yr so called friends arent yr friends anymore for good reason! Im sure u ignore the horrible judgmental and just plain nasty comments they make but also the dirty perverted sickos on here too! I dont 'know' u but I watch the show and have seen that u may of started off as a naive, selfish and spoilt little girl but can plainly see that u have done ALLOT of growing up since. Yr mum seems a bit psycho at times but I can see she means well, u have become a good mum and a stronger person. The friends u have now are the ones worth holding on to and they can see the beauty u have on the inside aswell as the out. I think it was very brave and mature of u to reconnect with yr daughters paternal family, its whats good for hes that counts and u put yr own feelings aside-thats what good mums do! Be proud of yourself for that. Good on you and good luck with achieving yrs and Sophias every hope and dream! =]

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i'd cum inside this girl soooo hard/much

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All you guys who say that Farrah is this or she is that, and you say you know her personally,well if you really did know her personally you wouldnt be on here saying what your saying, cause you should have better respect for yourself and Farrah and her daughter and her family. Honestley i just think you guys want some attention. If you do know her personally you shouldnt be putting crap about her on the internet. Its her buissness and hers only. Trust me there is worse people in the world. I dont think Farrah is a bad person at all. She started out a little rocky, but she came out strong.

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i use to go to school with farrah. we were good friends until she got preggo. she became a huuuge bitch. she believed that everyone had to be there for her 24/7 & if they wouldnt jump to her every demand she threw her bird & told us to get lost. she was a girl who skanked around with alot of people so it really did suprise me when sophia turned out looking so much like derek. she has her goals in mind & wants what sophia to be successful along with her. but we can face the fact that farrah is veeery spoiled rotten & sophia will most likely be the same. farrah wants sophia to be pretty, popular, & will most likely allow sophia to end up in the same pattern as her. a preggo cheerleading bitch.

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Farrah needs to grow the hell up and start being a mother to her child. Her parents do absolutely everything for her and her daughter Sophia. She needs to have more bloody respect. Shes a little b*tch!

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I like farrah, I think that she just has problems with her priorities. I haven't watched the new series because I'm from england, but I wish she could make some mature decisions for the benefit of her and sophia. that amber needs a slap, and I adore caitlin and tyler. Personally, I think maci is the best mother, simply because she cares so much for bentley. Rant over.

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SHES ARABIAN TOO, Purple haze days thats funny. Wonder if camel toe comes into the picture.

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HAHA ITS CRAZY THAT EVERYONE THINKS FARRAH IS COOL , TRUST ME WE USED TO BE FRIENDS UNTIL SHE GOT ON TV. SHES A SLUT & ANYONE THAT KNOWS HER PERSONALLY WILL SAY THE SAME * SHE AINT SHIT!!! LOL HER PARENTS ARE RICH, SHE USES THEM, SHES A RUDE BITCH- SHES ARABIAN TOO.

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Farrah is selfish and has no common sense. she is not intelligent in the classroom, I have first hand experience. She doesn't seem to care about her child. and she continues to blame others for her decisions. You chose to take the risk to have a child. You have to deal with the consequences. I don't care if that ruins your life, that's too fucking bad. You made the choice and you have to deal with it. And frankly if you feel that you are "Dealing" with the consequences of having a child, you need to give that baby up to someone who will love it and make it the center of their lives. Because you will be a terrible parent. Figure your self out and break the cycle. If you don't break it, you're no better than your abusive mother.

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all of you guys just need to hang in there it will get better not easier. younare in my prayers

Farrah Abraham Quotes

I think having a TV show that shows your personality and your intimate life, you know, showing your best friend, and then showing having sex ... to me it's kind of the same thing because both things are intimate.

[On her DUI arrest] I did not endanger anyone's life.

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