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Ronnie Magro-Ortiz sought assist and now he is prepared to speak about it.
Followers have watched the Jersey Shore star’s tumultuous private life play out on the small display screen and on social media as of late, however his latest rehab keep was one thing he stored to himself till now.
“I made a decision to go to remedy as a result of…I used to be simply making the mistaken selections and I used to be very depressed,” he informed Us Weekly. “After I was depressed, I might flip to ingesting after which after I would drink, dangerous issues would simply proceed to occur as a result of I wasn’t reacting the way in which I ought to.”
Whereas it is unclear how lengthy he stayed in remedy, the 33-year-old acknowledged that this can be a lifetime battle. “I am nonetheless struggling. I will battle for the remainder of my life,” he informed the journal. “It is a monkey that is in your again and it is by no means going to get off.”
Nonetheless, Ortiz-Magro reached a degree the place he wanted assist. “I used to be undoubtedly in a spot the place I did not know management my life anymore,” he informed Us Weekly.
Whereas he was indignant and resentful towards himself for having to go to rehab, he made the choice with each himself and his 10-month-old daughter Ariana Sky in thoughts. “I made a decision to go to remedy as a result of I needed to be a greater particular person, a greater father for my daughter,” he stated.
Ariana’s mom, Jen Harley, gave followers a touch that he was engaged on himself simply final week when she publicly criticized him for canceling their Valentine’s Day plans.
“I am sorry however in case you go away for six weeks to change into a greater boyfriend, father, particular person, and many others to work on your loved ones however you select to cancel all of our plans on Valentine’s Day so you’ll be able to seem on a relationship present bc you want the cash that dangerous over your loved ones…you are a joke,” Jen shared on Instagram Tales. “How did you higher something?”