Issues Still Persist, However
A baby doesn't make marital problems just go away. “I’m not going to bring no f-ckin innocent kid into this sh-t,” Tyler said at one point on Monday. “Just because the baby is here and just because you’re pregnant doesn’t mean that anything is going to change.”
Does Tyler Have Regrets?
When Butch asked Tyler if he ever wondered what his life would have been like if he’d been with someone else (ouch!), Tyler responded: “Yeah! The thing about it is, I want Cate when we were like 20, 21, 19 when everything was like … I don’t know, dude." That ain't a positive replay.
Yikes, Ty. What About Bristol This Week?
Palin spent more of the installment dealing with Tripp, who is NOT Meyer's biological son, but who has been very close to her ex for a long time.
Does Tripp Want to Maintain This Relationship Post-Divorce?
The nine-year old was most uncomfortable and ambivalent when asked by his mom, who said on camera to a friend: "It sounds like he doesn't want anything to do with Dakota. I think that Tripp's a lot more hurt than he lets onto. I think he's so protective to me, he doesn't want anything to do with someone who's done all this stuff that's gone on."
Dakota Loves Tripp, Though, Right?!?
Speaking to one of his own friends, Dakota said that he adores Tripp, but emphasizes that it's up to Bristol if they're going to keep a close bond or not. "I don't know what his mom's telling him," he added. "I worry that if I reached out, that I'd be dealing more harm than anything to him."
I'm Not Gonna Be Pushy
"I'm here if he needs me, but I'm not going to push anything," Meyer concluded about pursuing a relationship with Tripp.