Cited in Yahoo Health, Mom.Me – Why We Care About Celebrities Break Ups
We’re often guilty of putting celebrities on a pedestal. We strive to emulate them — and that includes in the realm of relationships, licensed clinical psychologist Alicia H. Clark, PsyD, tells Yahoo Health.
But that comes with strict criteria. “We don’t want them to be human like us; we want them to be better so we can strive to be better ourselves,” she says. When they reveal that they have relationship issues just like the rest of us, she says, it can be jarring.
As more celebrities call it quits, here is another post explaining why we care so much. To read the full post post Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale’s breakup, click here to read this post on Mom.me.