We’ve seen Kristen Stewart’s stunning girlfriend, Bella, many times before. The British beauty has been showing off her incredible figure for years and has previously dated some of the world’s most famous men.
The 32-year-old actress has been dating Hollywood superstar Robert Pattinson for the past two years and the pair sparked headlines when they were spotted holding hands on a beach in Venice, Italy in August 2018.
Since then, Bella has been frequently spotted with the 52-year-old actor. Last month, the couple was photographed enjoying a romantic date night in Beverly Hills. And in April 2019, sources claimed they were planning to marry.
But as exciting as all this is, it hasn’t exactly been all sunshine and roses for the beautiful duo. Relationships between women are often complicated and, let’s face it, women can be a bit more guarded when it comes to relationships. Especially when the woman in question is as stunning as Kristen. So, to make sense of all this, we spoke to a top woman psychologist about what’s going on.
Why Does Bella Love To Flaunt Her Body So Much?
According to Dr Nikki Goldstein, a leading body-positivity psychologist and the founder of Be Body Positive, this is probably because she feels safe and confident enough to show off her curves. After all, she knows she’s got a man behind her.
“It’s important to note that when women show more of their bodies, it’s not a sexual come-on – it’s usually a sign that they feel completely secure in their relationship,” she says.
“For some women, the male gaze can be incredibly threatening, especially when they’re not used to seeing themselves as desirable. However, for others, it can be a source of empowerment. It’s up to the woman to embrace her body positivity and be comfortable in her own skin, whether she’s with a man or not!”
What Will Happen Now That Robert And Kristen’s Relationship Has Ended?
Dr Goldstein also said that, although Kristen and Robert’s romance is over, it doesn’t mean that things will simply return to the way they were before Bella came along.
“After years of dedicated partnership, Robert Pattinson will inevitably need to explore new romantic opportunities, and so will Kristen Stewart,” she says. “For now, the pair are remaining cordial and committed to each other’s wellbeing, which is good for both of them.”
But it’s important to remember that this isn’t necessarily always the case – not every relationship between a man and a woman ends happily ever after. In fact, many studies have shown that men and women in committed relationships are more likely to cheat than those who aren’t. And it’s not just about the physical aspects, either. Those who are in secure, loving relationships also report feeling less lonely and more satisfied with their lives.
Does Bella Hate Being Shown Off?
It’s not just about showing off the body, either. As Dr Goldstein said, for some women, the male gaze can be threatening. It’s important to note that this is independent of whether a woman is in a committed or non-committed relationship.
When a woman feels under constant scrutiny from men, whether it’s the male gaze in cinema or at work or the endless stream of objectification that we all encounter online, it can really take its toll on her self-esteem. And it’s not just about physical appearance, either: even in a committed, loving relationship, a woman can feel judged by her partner based on something as simple as the way he treats her or behaves towards her.
Why Does This Matter To You?
This all matters because we live in a world that can be hugely judgmental when it comes to relationships. Even among friends and families, there will always be someone who has something negative to say about any relationship – be it a wedding, an engagement or a one-night stand.
So, if you’re happy for your partner to show off their body, make sure they know how you feel about it and what makes you feel safe and comfortable enough to indulge in such a display. Talk to them about your worries and tell them how you feel. If you think there’s something they’re not telling you, then raise your concerns with them.
And if you find that your partner is holding something back, then that can be another red flag. It’s not always about what’s physically apparent, either: sometimes a man will keep something from a woman they’re dating simply because they don’t want her to know what he’s really like. So, if you’re doing this for your own safety, remember that there are worse things out there. And if you feel like you’re not being listened to or taken seriously, then maybe it’s time to take matters into your own hands.
Relationships are hard work and they can be a struggle. But, as Dr Goldstein said, if we want to live in a world where everyone feels loved and accepted for who they are, then we must put in the work to create that world. No one can do it for you; you have to do it for yourself. Never be afraid to speak to your partner about how you feel or about what you want. And, if you ever need someone to talk to, then don’t be afraid to reach out to us. We’re always here to listen.