Zoe Saldana got married to now-husband Marco Perego last December, and while she may be happy in her current relationship, it took a while for her to get to that point. Before that, she was in several shitty relationships and she’s learned a lot of things she wants us all to know.
From Marie Claire:
On her relationship with husband Marco Perego: “I don’t do the ABCs. I do what my heart says, what my heart feels. So from the moment
I met my husband, we were together. We knew.”
On the biggest thing she’s learned about relationships: “Not to settle. If you’re not happy with a person, leave. And wait until you find that one person who makes you feel good about yourself every single day and is not expecting you to change, but to grow.”
On disrespect: “I have been in relationships where a man has disrespected me, and I don’t need to be friends with that man anymore. I don’t want to be the one going, ‘I’m cool, because I’m friends with all my exes.’ There’s a reason why you’re called an ex. I crossed you off my list. Moving on. You cross a line, you need to know that you’re going to walk this earth knowing that there’s an individual who has no respect for you.”
Well, that’s that, I suppose? I don’t know many people who stay friends with their exes after the relationship ends, regardless of respect or otherwise. I know it’s possible and it does happen, but I wouldn’t say that’s the norm.
How many of you are still friends with your exes?