on Mar 02, 2011 @ 12:27 pm|
Check out Christina's interview with People Magazine here.
She talks about her divorce from Jordan Bratman, and how it she "knew she had to do it". She told People that "when you're unhappy in a marriage, your children are the ones who suffer." and that was the last thing she wanted for her son.
I think it's interesting that she is using her son as a reason for ending things, so often we hear about couples 'sticking it out' for their kids even when they are unhappy in their relationship.
What do you think about the interview? What do you think about her comments about this being the best thing for her son?
|...fishy to say the least on Mar 02, 2011 @ 12:56 pm|
I think divorce should be the last and final option when a couple has kids. Life, especially married life isn't always rosy and peachy as it was when you first meet, that doesn't mean you dust your hands off and walk away. When you get married, you are supposed to be in there for the good and bad times. The romantic and not so romantic times. I think it's every married persons responsibility to try every single option before even thinking of divorce.
I agree that sometimes if parents are fighting too much that the home environment becomes a hostile war ground, then it's better for parents to separate. But to file for divorce, the parents really really need to have exhausted all their options first. A trip to the Italian cost isn't really trying, in my books. It's easy to think that taking a vacation away from the hostile home environment will help you recoup your marriage. But, that's just looking for the easy way out, no? The four walls of the home isn't want makes the home hostile, that going away from it for a little while will change things... It's the couple involved that make the home hostile to live in, and until they really work in a "real life" environment (not vacation environment) to patch things up, to me, it's not trying. When celebrities sneeze, it makes tabloids, so if they had sought some sort of counseling, help, etc. we would have known, right? Without any of the regular efforts us normal people would do, they have decided for their child's sake, that it's better to have two loving homes instead of one hostile one, and have applied for divorce.
This may sound cruel but it seems to me, she went to shoot Burlesque, connected with someone new, more fun, more whatever, and now is using her child as a scapegoat to file for divorce. As she said herself, once she filed for divorce she started dating one of the set members of Burlesque, and according to her there is already love! That's fast.... So if she connected with this guy while shooting Burlesque, no wonder she stopped feeling the connection with her husband.
|I'm undecided on Mar 02, 2011 @ 03:35 pm|
I think every relationship and family is different and everyone reacts differently to divorce. I agree with Xtina that sometimes a split can be whats best for the kids, and other times it's best to stick it out. I have no idea how her and her husbands relationship was or what exactly she meant when she said she came home and it "didn't feel right".
I agree with you though becky, if it had to do with someone else then that's a whole different situation!
|Spot on Becky! on Mar 02, 2011 @ 09:28 pm|
Can I get an AMEN?
|Amen Becky on Mar 03, 2011 @ 06:23 pm|
I completely agree with Becky.
Ali de Bold
|People don't try hard enough these days on Mar 04, 2011 @ 01:15 pm|
The butterflies you feel on day one don't last forever and you have to work past that. People end marriages far too quickly these days.
|true on Mar 04, 2011 @ 01:25 pm|
I agree with Becky too. She said herself that she started checking out of the marriage after shooting Burlesque and then she conveniently starts dating a guy she met on set.
Sounds like Christina just found a better option and ditched
Obviously it's not totally fair to judge her since none of us know exactly what the marriage was like or what she was feeling, but that's just how it appears!