Jada Pinkett Smith realized that she did not know Will Smith at all despite the fact that they had been married for 23 years.
The 48-year-old actress made a confession at her next Red Table Talk as she pondered and discussed how relationships can have new pressure points amid the current coronavirus shutdown.
In a new episode of her Facebook Watch show, titled How Your Relationship Can Survive Forties, she said, “One of the things I realize is that I don’t know Will at all… difficult. “
Going candid: Jada Pinkett Smith realized she didn’t know Will Smith at all, “she revealed on her Facebook show Red Table Talk
The mother of two said, “You have to see things differently.
Jada revealed, “What Will and I learn to do is be friends, right? Because you get into all of these ideas of what intimate relationships are supposed to look like, what weddings are supposed to be.
She said to her mother Adrienne Banfield-Jones and to her daughter Willow Smith: “So Will and I are taking the time to learn to love myself, me to take the time to learn to love myself – same, right, and build a friendship along the way. ‘
Jada added: ‘So let me tell you, it has been something, being married to someone for twenty odd years and realizing,” I don’t know you and you don’t know me. And by also realizing, there is an aspect of yourself that you don’t know either.
Side by side: the dynamic duo has been married since 1997 and is represented together last May at the Los Angeles premiere of their remake of Aladdin
In the new Red Table Talk, she pondered and discussed how relationships can have new pressure points amid the current coronavirus lockdown
Jada interviewed Michaela Boehm, “world-renowned privacy counselor,” and noted that she is “Will and I’s personal counselor.”
Michaela discussed the different responses to stress, breaking them down into “fight”, “flight” and “freeze”.
Jada acknowledged that “I’m going to fight directly, as Michaela knows. I’m really in a position where it’s really not the option, you know what I mean?
Its coping mechanism involves “really having to breathe, take a minute, sit on your hands before you say or do anything – recognizing that I’m fighting, so shut up, do not say anything.
Intimates: Jada spoke to mother Adrienne Banfield-Jones, daughter Willow Smith and “Will and I’s personal advisor” Michael Boehm
Details: Michaela discussed the different responses to stress, breaking them down into “fight”, “flight” and “freeze”
Lockout issues: Jada admitted that “I’m going to fight straight away, as Michaela knows,” adding, “I’m really in a position where it’s really not the option, you know what I mean? “
“Then just give me time until I can enter a different space, and really have to be discouraged, there is no control. There is nothing to conquer and beat. It’s about understanding. ‘
Will and Jada have been married since 1997 and are the proud parents of two children – Jaden, 21, and Willow, 19.
Over the course of the episode, Jada introduced a few other couples to Michaela, who informed them of their own locking relationship issues.
These included Pastor John Gray and his wife Aventer Gray, as well as a couple named Zina and Gerard and another called Alex and Zach.
Guests: Jada brought a couple of invited couples to receive advice from Michaela, including Pastor John Gray and his wife Aventer