A new year means new resolutions, new relationships, new goals and new drama for the cast of MTV's "Teen Mom 2." Fans of the show won't have to wait too long into 2017 to keep up with Chelsea, Jenelle, Kailyn and Leah. The show returns January 2. The new season is sure to capture the heartbreaks and successes of the young mothers as they navigate through life. As audiences have witnessed in the past, nothing is off limits nor sugar coated on the show. The docu-reality series gives an inside look at how the moms cope with life's challenges and how they celebrate life's rewarding moments.

The trailer gives insight into Jenelle and Kailyn's relationships

The MTV hit show opens up the trailer for the new season with Jenelle Evans on the couch cuddling with her son Kaiser and boyfriend David Eason. Evans is then shown wiping away tears as she says she is trying to be a good person and mom. During the last season of "Teen Mom 2" Evans fought hard to try to get custody of her first born, Jace. Her mother Barbara has custody of the child.

Kailyn Lowry is shown arguing with her now former husband Javi Marroquin. The mother of two looks adamant about getting a divorce. Last season, Lowry and Marroquin's relationship was hanging by a thread. The couple had to juggle co-parenting with Jo Rivera and cope with Marroquin's deployment and trust issues.

Chelsea and Leah also open up on the new season of 'Teen Mom 2'

The show will also follow the life of cast member Chelsea Houska. The trailer shows Houska sharing the news that she is expecting a child with then fiancé, Cole DeBoer. The couple got married in October. The clip also shows the long time struggle of Houska trying to co-parent with former boyfriend Adam Lind.

Leah Messer is looking healthier this new season. On "Teen Mom 2" season 6, audiences saw Messer go to rehab for depression and anxiety. This season will also show the mom handling the hardships of caring for a daughter with muscular dystrophy.

Teen birth rate continues to fall

A study by Pew Research Center found that teen birth rates have been steadily declining.

It's at a record low, dropping below 25 births per 1,000 teen females. The report states that,"A 2014 Brookings report found that the MTV programs 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, reality TV shows that follow the struggles of teen mothers, may have contributed to up to a third of the decline in teen births from June 2009, when they began airing, through the end of 2010."

The new season of "Teen Mom 2" airs January 2 at 9/8c!

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