Annette Bening met her movie star husband Warren Beatty on the set of the movie "Bugsy " in 1991, when they married a year later their daughter, Kathlyn, was two months old. Between them they have 42 movies, 21 years age difference, 16 years of marriage, and four children. As they continue to live their happily ever after they offer advice on taking care of your children and each other in a hectic world.
And the difference between the person you are to Hollywood.
You try to avoid a big schism between who they experience as their parent and the person that people perceive in public. I have to have some faith that they'll be able to handle this," Annette said.
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And that your children come before it.
I knew I wanted children in my life. The acting was always in relation to it. Life at home is chaos. They're wonderful. They're such interesting human beings. I just love it," Annette said to The Washington Post.
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Especially if your spouse has more fame than you.
You've got to make peace with it," said Bening. "By and large it's okay. You're an object of people's projections, certainly with my husband being so famous for so many years. That's out of your control," she told the Post.
Be it too early or too late in your life.
There's no point in regretting anything, because then they wouldn't have been these kids," Beatty said. "And I don't know if I had the capacity to do it before," he told Fox News.
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Don't worry too much about what might have been or what could be.
When (the kids) are jumping on your stomach, making a trampoline out of you at six in the morning, that's fun for me. That's present tense," Beatty told CNN.
What are some of your realtionship tips? Are they different than what Annette and Warren think?
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