In recent years, she has been balancing the relationship between her busy acting career and becoming a wife and mother.
But Gabrielle Union admits that her children don’t always want her to try to strike a balance between career and family life.
The 48-year-old Los Angeles’ best star told Gwyneth Paltrow on the recent The Goop Podcast that her children thought she “should not” work anymore because of her husband Dwyane. How much money did Dwyane Wade make.
Working mother: Gabrielle Union, 48, told Gwyneth Paltrow in the recent episode of “The Goop Podcast” that her children once wanted her to stop working. Because her husband Dwyane Wade (Dwyane Wade) is “rich” enough. Released in February 2020
Gabriel explained: “They have entered adolescence, they just want us to be like other families.”
“They looked up at Dad’s salary, they thought I shouldn’t work-I should be at home like their friend’s other moms, because “Dad is rich, you should stay at home, we should become a normal family like other people same. “‘
She added that she thinks the children felt a sense of “liberation” after they got married in 2014 after dating Dwyane for four years, even though they still want to see traditional family life from the families of some friends.
She continued: “No matter what they are, they just want to be normal.” “When we get married, I just feel relieved for them. In this case, this is not always the one that is connected with the child. Kind of emotion. They are like: “Ah, we are an ordinary family! Wait. You are leaving. Dad is still rich, what happened here?”
Stand out: “They have entered adolescence, they just want us to be like other families,” Gabrielle explained
Obedience: She said that her older stepson had met those friends and their mother stayed at home without a job
Gabriel had to explain to her children that women can have goals and passions that go beyond their families.
She told them: “Sometimes, women want to work, have a career, and do other things. That’s what makes me me.” “It doesn’t mean that I will love you a little more, or that I don’t want This job, or I don’t like being your stepmother. “
She added: “I will do my best to come here and make you want me to be here. [for] At the same time, make sure that parents have space. It will always be the golden throne of honor. We just go there. “
Her oldest stepchildren-Dwyane’s son Zaire (19 years old), daughter Zaya (13 years old) and his nephew Dahveon Morris (live with them) met It’s the biggest trouble.
They also raised Dwyane’s 7-year-old son from their previous relationship Xavier Zechariah. Gabrielle and the basketball star shared a two-year-old daughter named Kaavia James who was born through an agent.
Different brushstrokes: “Sometimes, women want to work, have a career, and then do other things. That’s what makes me me,” Gabriel told her children. Gwyneth admitted that as a new stepmother, she was also sad, although fortunately, the children were the same age as her.
Big family: “The Bring It On Star” (The Bring It On Star) married 39-year-old Dwyane Wade in 2014. Gabriel’s oldest stepson, 19-year-old Dwyane’s son Zaire, 13-year-old daughter Zaya and 19-year-old nephew Dahveon Morris met It’s the biggest trouble.Live with them
Young children: They also raised Dwyane’s seven-year-old son Xavier. Gabrielle and the sports star shared a two-year-old daughter named Kaavia who was born through a surrogate.
The Bring It On Star married Wade, now 39, in 2014.
Elsewhere in the podcast, Gabrielle admitted to using her family experience with her stepmother to guide how to be a good stepparent.
She said that she “trying to do the opposite of what I think my stepmother did wrong or could have done better.”
She said her biological parents Sylvester and Theresa divorced “friendly” after 30 years of being together, and Sylvester later married a new wife.
She urged the new stepparents to share their true selves with their stepchildren.
She urged: “No matter who you are, be consistent, so that everyone can get used to who you are, and you are not acting, and then the mask falls off.”
She can’t say loudly that she wants to “surpass the competition”, and she shouldn’t say negative things to the child’s other biological parents.
Pride: Gabrielle admits that in many cases she has “antagonized” her stepmother because she tried to raise her child with Dwyane