K-Stew is starring in one of the biggest blockbusters of the year, while Rob is pulling back and focusing on indies. Will their relationship suffer as she becomes a bigger star than him? Only HollywoodLife.com has the EXCLUSIVE answer!
Kristen Stewart‘s career is red-hot right now, and with Snow White And The Huntsman about to come out, her man Robert Pattinson has been laying low in indie movies like Cosmopolis. While his artistic spirit is intact, an expert says the couple could break up if they don’t focus on their love!
Rob, 25, might feel threatened if K-Stew, 22, becomes more successful than him, psychotherapist and bestselling author Rebecca Grado tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY.
“The question is, ‘Can love survive when a woman is more successful than a man,'” she said. “If a man’s identity is wrapped up in his earning potential and his ability to provide for and protect his partner, then his sense of self may take a blow if she achieves more success and the spotlight. Many men feel emasculated by a woman’s success, and begin resenting her for her accomplishments. It takes a secure person to celebrate and support their partner’s achievements, and not have them be a reflection of their own failings or lack of success. Rob and Kristin’s relationship will not only survive, but flourish, if he stays grounded in his true value, and remembers that he is so much more than the blockbuster hits he makes or the salary he earns. If he makes the mistake of defining himself by outer criteria, the relationship will suffer. But if he can be both emotionally supportive and genuinely happy for Kristin’s success and her moment in the spotlight, then the relationship will thrive.”
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— Reporting By Sandra Clark, Written By William Earl