Catelynn Lowell: I Came Very Close to Hanging Myself

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Catelynn Lowell is in a pretty amazing place in her life right now.

After a few hiccups, her marriage to Tyler appears to be in a great place -- and the couple just welcomed another child into the world a few months ago.

Her name is Vaeda. And she is pretty much perfect.

But it wasn't all that long ago that things were a lot worse for the veteran Teen Mom OG star.

How much worse? She once considered suicide.

What was going through her mind at the time? Where does she stand now?

Scroll down for the latest, very raw and very candid thoughts from Catelyn...

1. A Quick and Sad Refresher

A Quick and Sad Refresher
Catelynn and Tyler suffered one of the worst tragedies possible in late 2017. They lost a child due to a miscarriage.

2. Catelynn Didn't Handle It Well

Catelynn Didn't Handle It Well
We mean, no mother handles such an awful situation well. But this reality star had been battling mental health issues even before the miscarriage, checking into a rehab facility in November of 2017.

3. She Was Honest About Why, Too

She Was Honest About Why, Too
"Well today I thought of every way to kill myself.. so I'm going to treatment #makeChesterProud @TalindaB #KeepTalkingMH #thiswontlast," Catelynn tweeted right after making that decision.

4. She Really Was in Trouble

She Really Was in Trouble
As maybe you noticed in that Tweet, Catelynn tagged the wife of late Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington... and Bennington took his own life in July of 2017 at the age of 41.

5. Has Catelynn Opened Up About This Low Point Before?

Has Catelynn Opened Up About This Low Point Before?
Yes. She spoke on air to Dr. Drew about it in April 2018, admitting at the time of her thought process: "If I don’t go somewhere else today, I’m going to off myself and life would be 10 times better."

6. Added Catelynn in This Interview:

Added Catelynn in This Interview:
“I could picture myself driving into an electrical pole off the road, praying it would kill me. But I wouldn’t do it because I had my kid in the backseat.”

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