Joel madden and hilary duff dating
"So everyone can make their own assumptions about what I was doing." Madden is now married to Nicole Richie. Things happen over a long relationship that you can't always fight.But another of Duff's famous exes, Aaron Carter, has yet to move on. A marriage of 20 years, the accomplishment of that must feel really great, but there are also huge sacrifices.Last year, after posting a picture of Duff, he tweeted, "Don't be that stupid douche who loses the love of his life forever. I just always want to fight for happiness."As tough as marriage is, Duff isn't exactly pining for the freedom of her single days."I had a pretty serious relationship at a young age that I ended, and it wrecked me for a good year and a half," she says, likely speaking of Madden. My nature is happier being with someone and creating a deep friendship.Though Good Charlotte frontman Joel Madden and Hilary Duff split last November, the tattooed rocker hasn’t spoken a word publicly about the breakup – until now.“I kind of ignored it and tried to just continue to live my life,” Madden, 28, tells PEOPLE.I was always concerned with what people would think."Duff was only 14 when . I think everyone should have something where you know it's not exactly what you're looking for but you just have a wicked good time. I'm lucky for the person he is and I am and how we decided to handle this." Wife life was something Duff had long dreamed about. We both really wanted to get married." They said "I do" when Duff was 22.However, Duff says she doesn't consciously look for roles to spice up her image. That was really hard, to sit down with people and say 'We can't be friends anymore.' They were like 'That's fucked up; you're a bitch.' But having a good reputation was important to me. That was really freeing for me and a bit of an awakening. "I'd been working since the age of 11 or 12, so making that choice at a young age seemed right for me.
She's wickedly driven." Ah, yes, we all know and love a Kelsey.
Also the love aspect is super important, where you are really attracted to that person," she sighs.
"It's hard to find that, all wrapped up into one." Duff's the first to admit that she's figuring some stuff out right now, and it's a process, not an achievement.
Sometimes I'll go down an Instagram hole, and all of a sudden, I feel weird about my career or life. I love it, but probably once a week, I've gotta put that down." If only we could all be so strong. "Your problems become easier to work through, because in the grand scheme of things, they're not that big of a deal. My girlfriends are helpful." She turns to get a good look at the vista and smiles.
We're almost back to Duff's house when she stops at a clearing overlooking L.
She sees a therapist whenever she needs "a little tune-up." As for what she's learning?