Hendricks: Never conform!
Christina Hendricks has described her husband as her “biggest supporter”.
The 39-year-old actress is best known for her role in hit AMC series Mad Men. While Christina managed to weave some of her own personality into her alter ego, she doesn’t expect those around her to mirror her views and traits.
“I march to the beat of my own drum and think everyone should do the same,” she told British magazine Red. “I would never expect anyone to conform to my beat or anybody else’s. In this I have always been consistent.”
While Christina is proud of her individuality, it hasn’t stood in the way of her finding her soul mate. The beauty married comedic actor Geoffrey Arend in October 2009 and is thankful for having him by her side throughout the hype of Mad Men.
“He’s been amazing, he’s like my biggest supporter. He’s very protective,” she smiled.
In Mad Men, Christina’s character Joan was known for her startling insights into the opposite sex. And some of that has clearly rubbed off on the redhead, as she opened up to the publication about what makes her marriage work so well.
“One thing I’ve realised with my husband is if something’s not going right, you need to stop and really look through their eyes, because there’s a reason you fell in love and they’re not trying to be mean,” she explained. “You need to stop and see what they’re seeing because it’s important to them and you respect them. Really listen. And learn to say ‘yes’ more than ‘no’; sometimes they just want to hear ‘yes’, and that’s fine.”
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