“Teen Mom 2” stars Kailyn Lowry and Javi Marroquin have had their share of ups and downs as a newlywed couple, but during a recent interview with Radar Online, the MTV reality star said things are getting better. She and her husband are communicating more.

“I think we kind of understand each other a lot better right now,” she said in an exclusive interview Thursday. “We don’t have a whole lot of drama right now and we are just trying to make things work and figure things out.”

It’s a big improvement for the young couple, especially since they toyed with the idea of divorce during Season 6 of “TM2.” Part of the problem in their relationship was that Lowry struggled with being a mother, wife, student and friend. “It’s like this weird dynamic and I think just finding a balance where I can have my family and my social life -- that’s where we have to figure it out,” she told Radar Online Thursday.

teen mom 2 cast leah messer jenelle evans kailyn lowry chelsea houska The cast of "Teen Mom 2" Season 6. From left: Chelsea Houska, Jenelle Evans, Kailyn Lowry and Leah Messer. Photo: MTV/Viacom

It’s also hard for her to connect with her peers. “It’s hard for me to balance a family life and a social life knowing that I can’t relate to a lot of the kids that I go to school with,” Lowry, 23, added.

If Lowry didn’t have enough on her plate, she also wrote a new book, “Love Is Bubblegum.” She was inspired to write the child’s book after her oldest son, Isaac, asked her “what love was.”

She promoted “Love is Bubblegum” on her official Instagram page Wednesday. If people preorder the $10 book on Amazon or Barnes and Noble, they will receive $25 in shopping credits. “We hope you will enjoy this book and discover some shop favorites as well!” she said.

Lowry confirmed that she will appear in Season 7 of “Teen Mom 2.” The MTV cameras will film a book party, she told Wet Paint last month. An air date for the new season has not been set.

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