He’s her rock! Jersey Shore star Angelina Pivarnick exclusively revealed to Life & Style on March 13 during WE tv’s Bridezillas Fashion Show in NYC that she relies heavily on her fiancé, Chris Larangeira, for support during her ongoing battle with depression. Keep scrolling for an update on how she’s doing!
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Taking Things in Stride
“It’s good days and bad days,” the 32-year-old explained about her depression. “It depends on what happens in my day to day life. You know, if something bad happens it will trigger it to go off a little bit.” The reality star divulged in early March that she had been struggling with her mental health since getting injured during her job as an EMT.
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A Tragic Story
Back in 2017, the starlet hurt herself while lifting a 450-pound patient. “I tore my whole back, and I was never the same. I still hold the job as a [Fire Department of New York] EMT,” she previously told Life & Style.
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A Longterm Impact
She’s still reeling from the effects. She mentioned, “It’s been a struggle. I am not the same.”
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All Aspects of Her Life
“It has affected my relationship,” the MTV crooner admitted. “It has affected my work … And, it’s a lot of other stuff.”
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Working Through It
The brunette beauty got very real about her day-to-day efforts. “To have depression, it’s such an uphill battle and I feel for everyone that has it because it’s hard to have it … But, if you know how to cope with it, you have to have loved ones near you.”
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A Lot of Love
Luckily, her husband-to-be has stood by her side. “Thank God he’s someone I can lean on and stuff like that,” Angelina gushed.
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One Day at a Time
“It takes a long time for it to go away and I’m trying right now to get help. But it comes and goes,” the reality babe added.
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Working on the Relationship
“He’s great,” the Family Vacation star said about her man. “It’s not him it’s me that I get depressed. So, it’s going to affect any relationship I have with anybody around me that I love. It’s just sucky that he has to be the one to go through that and for me to take s—t out on him.”
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Standing by Her
Chris is all in. She confessed, “He knows the deal. He knows I love him and he’s there for me and he’s such a great guy. He’s my fiancé, he’s my rock.”
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Things Are Looking Up
Angelina previously told Life & Style that her relationship was strained because of her struggles. “We have been through our ups and downs. My relationship is hurting because I’m not the same right now,” she divulged. “We aren’t sexual at the moment because of my depression.” It sounds like the two are working through their issues together.
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Close as Ever
“Thank God for him because I don’t have a family really,” Angelina disclosed about her future hubby. “I have my sister, my uncle, and that’s it. I don’t talk to my mother, I don’t talk to my father.”
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Season 3 of Jersey Shore Family Vacation has been ordered up to air during 2019 and Angelina dished that her family dynamic may pop up.
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Some Things Need Explaining
“That’s another reason why I have deep seeded issues from my childhood that nobody knows about,” the reality starlet divulged. “I hope that this new season I can open up more about that.”
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The Truth May Come Out
“Planning my wedding and stuff, there’s going to be reasons why people weren’t there and nobody knows about why they’re not going to be at my wedding … I want to tell people why,” the engaged celebrity revealed.
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Love From Unexpected Places
The Italian beauty has found an amazing support system on social media.
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Grateful for Her Fans
Angelina adores the open conversation she’s been able to have with her fans. “I love the fact that the fans are messaging me and telling me their stories and they message Chris and tell him their stories, as well,” she explained.
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You Don’t Have to do It Alone
“I’m happy they’re opening up to me like that and telling me their life story because now I get to interact with the fans like that … You’re not alone. I’ve been through that too,” she said.
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Through it all, Angelina is doing her best. “It’s a lot but it’s day-to-day. I take it as a day-to-day thing,” she admitted.
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A Lot Going for Her
She tries to stay positive and appreciate the little things. She continued, “It’s a struggle but if you look on the bright side of life, you can get through it.”
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Keep Doing You, Girl!
We can’t wait to see what’s in store for Angelina and her fiancé.