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Jennifer Aniston Opens Up About Her Post-Split Relationship Following Brad Pitt and Justin Theroux

Jennifer Aniston Opens Up About Her Parents’ Troubled Marriage and Its Impact on Her Love Life. Hollywood icon Jennifer Aniston has candidly discussed her parents’ tumultuous marriage and subsequent divorce, revealing how it has shaped her own romantic journey, which she describes as “difficult and challenging.”

The “Friends” actress, who herself has been through two marriages, first to Brad Pitt from 2000 to 2005 and then to Justin Theroux from 2015 to 2018, shared heartfelt insights into her childhood and its impact on her relationships.

Aniston admitted, “It was always a bit challenging for me in relationships, I think, because I often felt quite alone. My family’s relationship, especially my parents’ dynamic, didn’t exactly inspire me to eagerly embrace that path.” She was referring to her father, John Aniston, and her mother, Nancy Dow.

Discussing the enduring consequences of her parents’ turbulent divorce on her own love life, the 54-year-old actress confessed that it sometimes felt more comfortable to be on her own. She explained, “I didn’t like the idea of sacrificing who I was or what I needed, so I didn’t really know how to navigate that. It was almost easier to go solo. I hadn’t received any training in the art of compromise.”

Jennifer Aniston emphasized the ongoing challenge of openly expressing her needs and desires in a relationship. She noted, “It’s about not being afraid to communicate your needs and wants. Even now, it remains a hurdle for me in relationships.”

Reflecting on her various roles and accomplishments, she humorously added, “I excel in every other aspect of my life, and this is the one area that presents a little more difficulty.”

In a light-hearted revelation, Aniston shared that her cherished dog has been her companion, joking that her dog is the one she’s “sleeping with.”

These insights from Jennifer Aniston come shortly after it was reported that she is leaning on her ex-husband Justin Theroux for support during a period of mourning following the loss of her father.