In a heartfelt and revealing interview with Necole Bitchie, actor Will Smith openly discussed his 17-year marriage with Jada Pinkett-Smith.
“Jada has made me a better person than anyone on earth could have ever done,” Smith said. “There is nobody on Earth at this point that in my life and in my career with the successes and the things that I’ve done, there is nobody on Earth that I would still try to be better for.”
When it comes to insecurities, Smith said before you put yourself in a romantic relationship “you have to be able to look at those things about yourself that are not spiritually healthy parts. Love truly is when you change yourself for a better love with someone.”
The After Earth actor was asked about freedom in marriage and continued to say, “The idea is that you are two people together, but in that process, the marriage cannot be a prison. There has to be a freedom that allows a person to grow. A person has to be allowed to make mistakes, and a person has to be allowed to become and grow without the threat of punishment.”
Read the full interview here.
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