Jenna Dewan Tatum Talks About Her Marrage to Channing Tatum in Redbook

Posted on April 12, 2017

Jenna Dewan Tatum in Redbook May 2017 cover

Jenna Dewan Tatum covers the May 2017 of Redbook magazine. Jenna's recent TV series include Supergirl and Witches of East End. She is the hostess of the upcoming series, World of Dance, which will premiere on NBC on May 30.

In the Redbook interview, Jenna says communication in the biggest relationship challenge in a marriage. She says, "You change when you're together from 25 to 35. I think maybe in my early 20s, I might have tiptoed around issues or didn't want to make too many waves. Now it's like, 'This is how I'm feeling.' You have to be okay with the other person becoming defensive, to let them be emotional and accept that it won't be okay for a while."

Jenna says they have a lot of time where they miss each other because of their busy schedules. She says keeping relationship exciting involves doing things for yourself. Jenna tells Redbook, "I think all women should keep it exciting for themselves. People always ask, 'Do you do anything to keep it fresh for your man?' I hate that question. I'm like, 'No. Why is it for your man? I do things to keep it fresh for myself. The lingerie I buy is not for him necessarily. It's for us and for myself. If you feel sexy, then it's good for you.'"

Jenna also talked about fighting for women's rights. She says, "We should want equality for men and women. Men should want that too. Chan is for women's rights and so am I. Women should have the right to be the best they can be and make their own choices for themselves. Our daughter is young, but I think as she gets older, she's going to be all about the standard for women we keep at home — she's going to be strong."

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