This season of Mama June: Road to Redemption chronicles the blossoming of Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson’s first romantic relationship with Dralin Carswell. The growing teen has been living with her sister Pumpkin and brother-in-law amid her mother June’s personal struggles. As Honey Boo Boo comes of age, June fights to be a more stable presence in her life. Honey Boo Boo’s focus, however, is on her new beau, and the latest episode shows the two make their love official. 

The show description for the July 15 episode reads:

The show description for the July 15 episode reads: “June pulls out all the stops for Pumpkin and Jessica in Las Vegas, taking them to a special plus size salon. Pumpkin blurts out a secret and stresses about asking June to sign papers giving her custody of Alana. Dralin and Alana get closer.” 

Thompson also talked about the relationship in an interview

While speaking about her new partnership with Boston Market, Thompson spoke about the romance with OK! Magazine.

“Dralin is a really good person and is very caring,” she said.

On comments she’s received on social media, she added, “I don’t pay attention to anyone on social media. I don’t respond to negative comments. I figure that person who is making the rude comment must be going through something themselves.’

Watch a clip below: