LESSON N ˚ 1 TAKE NOTHING FOR GRANTED.
“When my brother died, it was a huge loss, but it also fuelled me. There are always two sides to these kinds of experiences. I learned at a very young age not to take life for granted.”
LESSON N ˚ 2 IT’S IMPORTANT TO BE STRONG, BUT IT’S OKAY TO BE VULNERABLE TOO.
“When my parents got divorced, I felt then that I always wanted to be able to take care of myself. But sometimes when you have that attitude, you come off as ‘Hey, I don’t need anybody!’ and that’s not attractive to men. Men want to feel needed and appreciated. I’ve had to learn how to allow myself to be vulnerable.”
LESSON N 3 LIFE ISN’T A FAIRY TALE.
Crawford was 25 when she married Richard Gere in 1991. They divorced in 1995. “The other defining moment in my life was the end of my first marriage. It was like a fairy tale. You’d think I would know that the fairy tale wasn’t true because I’d lost my brother and my h
After her parents separated, Crawford remembers watching her mother sometimes have to plead with her father for money to support the family. When Crawford was eight years old, her two-yearold brother, Jeff, was diagnosed with leukemia. Two years later, he passed away.