As a Rocky Year for Bristol Palin Comes to a Close, New Hubby Dakota Meyer Sums Up How Much Can Change in One Photo

It has been a rocky couple of years for Sarah Palin’s daughter, Bristol (Palin) Meyer.

Between being hounded by people who didn’t support her decision to raise her children around guns:

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#trapper #safetyfirst #teachingthemyoung

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To enduring a break up, a pregnancy, and a custody battle with her now-husband Dakota Meyer, things have not been easy for the mom of two.

According to earlier reports, towards the beginning of 2015, Bristol and Dakota ended their short engagement with Bristol asking people for their “prayers” during the difficult time.

Two months later, Bristol announced she was pregnant with her second child.

At the time, she wrote on her blog:

“I wanted you guys to be the first to know that I am pregnant. Honestly, I’ve been trying my hardest to keep my chin up on this one. At the end of the day there’s nothing I can’t do with God by my side, and I know I am fully capable of handling anything that is put in front of me with dignity and grace.

I know this has been, and will be, a huge disappointment to my family, to my close friends, and to many of you. But please respect Tripp’s and my privacy during this time. I do not want any lectures and I do not want any sympathy.”

She delivered a baby girl, Sailor, on December 25, 2015.

As E! Online reports, Bristol proved that Sailor was Dakota’s daughter with a DNA test.

The two came to a joint legal custody agreement on March 8, 2016.

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The joys of “co-parenting” commenced and eventually led to a second engagement, followed by nuptials on May 25, 2016.

Now, as TODAY reports, Bristol and Dakota are enjoying married life, which includes being parents to Sailor and Tripp, Palin’s son from a past relationship.

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❤️??

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❤️❤️ my fam

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And while Bristol’s Instagram account has for some time shown how much love she has for her new husband:

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Happy 4th ??

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Dakota’s account now shows that the feeling is mutual:

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Meyers captions the photo:

“Definitely more than I ever deserve.”

It looks like the Palin/Meyer family will be ending this crazy year on a high note.

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