Although she explains how the two have “really grown up together,” she also believes people can’t be expected to grow at the same pace as the other. She notes that at the beginning of relationships, it’s easy to look at your significant other as “your entire world,” but that narrow scope prevents you from pursuing your own passions and time for yourself. “Now we expect less of each other, and that allows us to give each other more somehow,” P!nk adds.
“It can be challenging, and there’s good days and there’s bad days. I think it’s an impossible expectation for you to think that you’re going to evolve at exactly the same pace as another person in exactly the same direction,” the 41-year-old pop star says. “So it takes work to redefine what’s important. I don’t want to break up my family. That’s been my main goal, since I had a broken family. So sometimes you have to let it go. You can’t die on every mountain.”
In the recent trailer for her tour documentary All I Know So Far, she offers a sneak peek as to how she juggles being a rock star mom to her 9-year-old daughter Willow and 4-year-old son Jameson while also being suspended in the air during her concerts. But when asked about whether Hart is still a fan of her performing the songs inspired by their temporary split, the “So What” singer says, “I think deep down he’s flattered. He has been my muse. He knows what he signed up for, and the hits are just going to keep on coming, as they say.”