The 43–12 months–old Spice woman – who got back in contact along with her estranged mother in 2017 after they fell out numerous years ago – has the entire guide of her discern after she discovered she is making plans to check into rehab after attaining ‘crisis factor’.
Mel re-tweeted a message from Andrea praising her for going through her ‘demons head on’.
The put up read: ‘i’m so proud of my daughter. She has the courage to face her demons head on and address them.
‘I recognize what hell she has been via and that i recognize what trauma she suffered and nevertheless suffers.
‘Do now not choose because so many people have PTSD and try to variety the ache any manner they could.
i’m happy with her honesty and i’m proud my daughter speaks out on a subject that impacts such a lot of human beings (sic).’
— Andrea Brown (@ANDREA_m_BROWN) August 26, 2018
The america’s got skills decide – who has youngsters Phoenix, 19, Angel, 11, and six–12 months–old Madison from previous relationships – is getting ready to go into a British facility in the following few weeks to get help after being identified with the circumstance and admitted she were ingesting heavily following a turbulent duration in her existence, together with the loss of life of her father Martin Brown and her cut up and next messy divorce war from Stephen Belafonte, who she accused of being abusive.
She said: ‘The past six months were exceptionally difficult for me. I’ve been working with a author on my ebook, Brutally honest, and it’s been unbelievably traumatic reliving an emotionally abusive relationship and confronting so many huge problems in my life from the death of my dad to my courting with guys.
‘I’ve additionally been thru more than a year of courtroom battles which have left me financially battered and on the mercy of the felony gadget, that is absolutely weighted in opposition to emotionally abused women because it’s very difficult to show how a person took away all yourself–recognize and
‘i’m being very honest in my e book about ingesting to numb my pain but that is just a manner a whole lot of people masks what’s absolutely occurring.
‘once in a while it’s far too hard to deal with all of the feelings I sense. however the trouble has by no means been approximately sex or alcohol — it’s miles below all that…
‘i’m completely aware i’m at a crisis point. No-one knows myself better than I do. but i am handling it.
‘i really like my three ladies more than life itself.i have additionally made the selection to enter a right remedy programme in the following few weeks, but it has to be in the uk because i am very, very British and i understand as a way to paintings nice for me.’
Mel hopes being candid approximately her personal struggles will assist other humans.
She delivered: ‘i’m nonetheless suffering. but if i will shine a light on the issue of ache, PTSD and the matters men and women do to mask it, i will do.
‘i’m talking about this due to the fact that is a huge trouble for so many human beings.I’m now not best, and i have in no way pretended to be. however i am operating on being a higher version of myself for my youngsters, for my own family and for all of the human beings who’ve supported me in my life.’