We're just a few weeks away from the first birthday of Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry's adorable son, Lincoln Marshall. But before his papa Javi Marroquin was in the picture, Kail's had quite a few troubled relationships, starting way before we ever met her on 16 & Pregnant.
We’ve already done the honors for Jenelle Evans and Leah Messer, so now it’s Kailyn’s turn to stroll down boyfriend memory lane! Take a look back at Kail’s relationship journey from past to present.
Believe it or not, Kailyn did have a love life before we met her on 16 & Pregnant and Teen Mom 2. In her tell-all, Pride Over Pity, Kail talks in detail about the first boyfriend she had in 8th grade, Toby, to whom she unwillingly lost her virginity on a sidewalk. She also talks about her 9th grade boyfriend, Caleb, in the book, who raped her which thus resulted in her getting an abortion on her 16th birthday. Terrible!
Then, Jo Rivera came into the picture. Kailyn trusted Jo more than she trusted her terrible exes, but before she knew it Kailyn would become pregnant. She and Jo welcomed their son, Isaac, in January of 2010.
After Isaac’s birth, Kailyn moved in with Jo to his parents’ house in New Jersey. Kailyn had nowhere else to go, since she wasn’t talking to her mom, Suzi, at this point. But despite this being the best plan for Isaac, Jo and his parents kicked Kail out when they found out she was dating another guy.
That other guy was Jordan Wenner, whom Kail met in January of 2011. Kail and Jordan were very serious and we saw a lot of him on the first two seasons of Teen Mom 2, but eventually, they were unfaithful to each other—Kail cheated on him with Jo!—and the relationship deteriorated on TV.
With Jordan out of the picture, Kail tried to get back with Jo (or maybe that was just for the cameras?). But Jo rejected her, and we would later find out that it was partly because Jo had started dating his new girl, Vee Torres.
But in December of 2011 Kail’s love life took a turn for the better when she met Javi Marroquin. They met when he came into a store that Kailyn was working at at the time. Kail always talks about how she had to be convinced to go out with him! But it’s a good thing she eventually said yes…
Less than a year later, Kailyn and Javi got engaged. They moved quickly because he was in the military and about to leave for training, so they got legally married in a civil ceremony in September of 2012 with just each other, Isaac, and Isaac’s amazing Toy Story cowboy hat.
The next year was an exciting one for Javi, Kail and Isaac. In September of 2013, the couple had their real, big wedding with all of their family and friends—and at the time, Kailyn was 7 months pregnant!
Two months later in November, Kailyn gave birth to her and Javi’s first son together, Lincoln Marshall Marroquin.
Now, Kailyn’s got the beautiful, happy family she never had growing up, with an amazingly supportive husband and two adorable little boys. Congrats, you guys!