Tia Mowry says her divorce was inspired by the loss of a loved one

Tia Mowry is sticking to her truth as she sheds light on the reasons that led to her divorce from Cory Hardrict.

As you may recall, the couple, who married in 2008 and have two children together, Cree, 11, and Cairo, 5, shocked the world last October after Mowry announced on Instagram that the couple were going their separate ways.

On April 24, 2023, the couple legally finalized their divorce after 14 years of marriage and entered into a binding agreement on equal custody of their children.

Tia Mowry’s search for “happiness” came from the loss of loved ones

The mother of two opened up about her recovery Hey beautiful after agreeing to be featured in the magazine’s cover story. After splitting from the “All American: Homecoming” actor, Mowry revealed that “divorcing her husband was a long time coming.”

Tia Mowry settles divorce, will get zero spousal and child support

She began: “I love being a wife. But I understand that tradition can be both a blessing and a curse. By this I mean that tradition does not guarantee change, while change is constant.”

Regarding the topic of change, he said that it happened when he received the news of the death of his grandmother, who died in January 2019. The “Sister, Sister” actress, who did not expect this change, stated:

“I was very, very close to my grandmother. He lived such a long life. Then I had never gone to a family member’s funeral. This is different. I had to see someone I loved and thought would never leave, even though he was older. I kept thinking: “It’s not going to work. It will stay here forever.”

Unfortunately for the ‘Twitches’ actress, life had dealt her a major blow two months earlier when she was grieving the death of another close family member – ‘Alina Housley’, her twin’s niece – who was murdered at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. shooting that killed 12 people.

The painful loss she experienced after saying goodbye to two significant people in her life set her on a path to find peace with herself. In his words, “It woke me up. I asked myself, “Tia, are you happy?” And I said, I really need to find my peace and happiness. That’s when I went to therapy.”

He added: “I’ve just started to blossom and grow and learn and grow. That was like the aha moment. The pivotal moment when I was, you know what? Now is the time to really start living your truth.”

When the interviewer asked her “that’s when they decided that she and Cory were better apart than together,” she replied, “Oh, that was actually years ago. It was maybe five years before I decided to make my decision.”

Tia Mowry's post on her Instagram page
Instagram | Tia Mowry

Mowry clarified, “It took me this long to process everything and realize it was okay. Change is constant. It’s okay if something no longer aligns or serves you, it’s okay to let it go.The loving mother also revealed that her two children served as an inspiration, so she decided to file for divorce.

He noted: “Part of my decision was for them. Because they see their mother walking in truth. I feel like this is a big lesson for them because it wasn’t an easy decision. It was one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make in my entire life. But if they see that mom can do it, that’s mom, no matter what people say, no matter if there’s any kind of doubt, anything, mom pushes through.

The former Disney star admitted that she wanted her children to be proud to say that she lived her truth, describing it as. “the best gift I can give them.” Mowry also hopes that through his example, they will not be afraid to live their own lives.

“I want them to not live the life I want them to live the life everyone else wants or the life they think they should live. I want them to see that it’s okay to have a bad day. I want them to see that it’s okay to pursue your joy. I want them to see that it’s okay to live your truth.”

The actress celebrated the finalization of her divorce from Hardrict

Despite the harrowing circumstances of Mowry’s split from her ex, the mom of two seems to be doing well and thriving as a single woman!

Tia Mowry at REVOLVE x AT

in April, The 44-year-old took to her Instagram page to express her excitement at growing stronger and better after her divorce from her ex-partner was finalized. She has been uploading videos of herself grooving to Dj Mimo Prod’s ‘Family Affair Vai No Tira E Bota’, dressed in various outfits at different intervals.

The player captioned the clip, writing, “This is your weekly reminder to dance out 💕.” She wrote in the caption: “Today and every day I celebrate myself for being strong, kind, creative and all the things that make me, me”!

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