Kim Kardashian saw divorce up close and personal when she was a child…and it drastically affected the way she divorced herself Since Kanye West after the couple had four children.
The 43-year-old reality TV mogul is the subject of news GQ featured this week. As Perezcious readers will recall, part of this story centered on Kim’s 10-year-old daughter. North Westand the girl’s incredible ability to steal dollars from your neighbors! But there was also a serious side to this profile, and it had to do with Kim’s mom. Chris Jenner and the end of his marriage at the end Robert Kardashian Sr.. in 1991.
Of course, Robert and Kris married in 1978, then welcomed four children together: Kourtneynow 44, Kim, 43, Khloe39 years old, and Robert Jr.36 years. But Kris was infamously unfaithful to Robert at the turn of the ’90s, and the couple divorced in early 1991. However, through the affair and the divorce, Kris and Robert were both open, honest and loving towards the children – and this made Kim want the same something for her little one. those: North, now 10, Holy7, Chicago5, and Psalm4. She explained to the magazine:
“I thought about how my parents handled the situation with us. I just remember them being open…At the end of the day, what matters is that kids feel loved and heard. You want to be sensitive because they’re just kids, and that’s hard to deal with, no matter the age.
Kim remembers the horrible moment in 1991, when she learned that her father and mother were separating:
“I remember thinking, ‘Please, Lord, don’t let them divorce.’ I never imagined this would happen, but I knew this is what they were going to tell us. I have felt it.”
It wasn’t as bad as the SKKN By Kim expected executive, though – at least not for her and her siblings. Explaining what was so mature about the end of Kris and Robert’s 13-year marriage, and what she learned from her own split, the SKIMMED star added:
“You have to make sure you only reach a level that they can understand. It’s okay to show a vulnerable side. You never go to the negative side.
Cleverly stated! Obviously, it is Easier said than done. Especially when the other party involved, uh, it doesn’t exactly hold its end of the market never go to the negative side. Looking at you, yeah…
Yet Kim relied on family, friends, a few experts, and her parenting know-how to get through it all, as she summed up:
“I have a therapist who only deals with child psychology who I talk to for parenting tips and advice. Sometimes I feel challenged by being a parent. But I have the best group of friends and we talk about everything together, so it’s therapy for me. I won the lottery, the fucking Mega Ball of friends.
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Divorce is not easy in any situation. But at least in Kim’s case, she has a lot of people on her side who love her. And she has the means to learn this crucial lesson from her own parents! Reactions, Perezcious readers??