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Tia Mowry On The Importance Of Being In Solitude: 'I Am Becoming The Partner That I Want'

Actress Tia Mowry is rediscovering herself as she navigates her journey through singlehood.

Mowry's most notable relationship, spanning over two decades, was with actor Cory Hardrict. The couple called it quits in October 2022, when the Family Reunion star announced their separation after 14 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. Mowry and Hardrict's divorce was finalized a few months later.

The pair share two children: Cree, 13, and Cairo, 6. Despite the split, Mowry and Hardrict maintained what appears to be a healthy co-parenting relationship, spending significant events together, such as holidays and their children's graduations.

Recently, at the 2024 BET Awards red carpet, the 45-year-old opened up to Entertainment Tonight about her current perspective on love and dating.

Tia On Solitude

When asked about her transformation journey as a divorcee, Mowry revealed that she enjoys solitude and aims to inspire others to welcome the changes that come with life transitions.

“I’m really enjoying this journey of solitude. I have a reality show that’s coming out this fall. It’s all about me just attacking this journey alone, to be honest with you,” she said. “I feel like it will be really relatable. I’m all about inspiring and encouraging women. Women empowerment. I’m encouraging people to be courageous, strong as they go through transitions in life. Whether it’s a divorce, whether it’s a change in a job, a loss, whatever. If I can be that source of inspiration, then I feel like I am doing what I am supposed to be doing.”

Tia On Dating

Toward the end of the conversation, Mowry shared insights about her dating life. The Sister, Sister star revealed that after a few unsatisfactory dating experiences, she shifted her focus back to herself and is working on becoming a better person.

“I took a little break with dating. You know who I am dating: me. Right now, I am becoming the partner that I want, so that takes time… This is what I mean that I’ve been in solitude, learning a lot about myself, self-discovery. I’m reading this new book called Brave New You by Cory Allen, and it has been so fantastic and I just want to encourage women out there that you don’t have to just jump into a relationship and have this sort of rebound. Work on you, work on yourself,” she stated.

Mowry added that her healing journey has been aided by having fun, spending time with loved ones, and listening to dancehall music.

The Gamestar's insights about self-reflection and personal growth after a breakup can inspire others to focus on themselves and avoid settling in matters of love.

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