"We Were Making Each Other Very Unhappy", Says Malaika Arora on Her Divorce With Arbaaz Khan
Malaika Arora has finally opened up on her divorce with Arbaaz Khan and how tough the decision was for her until the last moment. Speaking with Kareena Kapoor Khan on her radio show, Malaika aforesaid she weighed all her choices before she took the decision.
Speaking on Kareena’s show What Women Want, Malaika aforesaid the inclination to blame someone is always there. “It’s never, ever easy, like no other major call in your life. At the end of the day, somebody has to be blamed. You always have to point fingers at someone. I think that’s the general human nature to go about things,” she said.
However, she decided to go through with the divorce as she and Arbaaz were in an unhappy marriage. “We did admit tons of things and weighed each single professional and con. And then we decided, it’s at an advantage that we move the separate ways that because we’d we’d just be better people. Because we were two people in a situation making each other extremely unhappy which was impacting everybody else’s life around us,” Malaika Arora said.
Malaika and Arbaaz divorced in 2017 once virtually nineteen years of marriage; they have a 16-year-old son, Arhaan. Talking concerning how her family asked her until the last moment if she extremely needed a divorce, Malaika aforesaid, “Nobody extremely encourages you to go right ahead. Even the night before the divorce, I had my family sit with me and ask me, are you sure? I heard this all along and perhaps rightly so because these are people who worry and care for you.”
Malaika Arora aforesaid there had been many that termed her brave for her call. “If you're in an unhappy marriage and that’s what you decide to do you must be intimate with a lot of dignity, self-regard. Don’t let anybody tell you that you simply are any less of a woman. With me, I could sense that a lot of individuals were like, however the hell did you pull it off?”
She accepted that it absolutely was comparatively more difficult for women to move on with their lives once divorce. “It’s the biggest disparity there is among all the other disparities there are which women have to face.”
However, she suggested women to date after a divorce. “It’s not impossible. Swipe left, right, no matter it might be! Have fun! For the first time in your life, you may conjointly discover a kind of freedom. To be in a bed all alone is also a new feeling!”
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