Chrishell Strause remains ‘upset’ but tries to ‘be positive’ following split from Jason Oppenheim
Chrishell Stause has been trying to remain positive since announcing her split earlier this month from Jason Oppenheim.
The 40-year-old reality star and Jason, 44, broke up only five months after going public with their romance.
‘She’s upset still. She feels like life has kicked her down quite a few times these past years, and that’s been a hard feeling,’ a source told People in an article Thursday.
Staying positive: Chrishell Stause, shown in November in West Hollywood, California, has been trying to remain positive since announcing her split earlier this month from Jason Oppenheim
‘She wants marriage and a family, so the fact that the journey hasn’t gone as planned has made her feel like life hasn’t always been fair to her. It’s like a cycle of happiness, curve ball, happiness, curve ball,’ the insider added.
The source said Chrishell has been ‘trying really hard to be positive’ and remains a ‘positive human by nature’.
‘Despite the public breakups and divorce, she won’t let that stop her from living her life and going after what she wants,’ the insider said.
Chrishell on the ‘bright side’ will he heading into 2022 with a ‘blank slate and a refreshed mindset.’
Happier times: The 40-year-old reality star and Jason, shown in August in Los Angeles, broke up only five months after going public with their romance
Jason and Chrishell have both made public statements since their split.
‘While Chrishell and I are no longer together, we remain best friends and we will always love and support one another, Jason posted on Instagram Stories.
‘She was the most amazing girlfriend I’ve ever had, and it was the happiest and most fulfilling relationship of my life,’ he added.
Positive nature: An insider said that Chrishell, shown in May in Los Angeles, has a positive outlook by nature
Jason noted that he and Chrishell ‘have different wants regarding a family’, but will always have the utmost respect for each other.
Chrishell also pointed to family plans as a key reason for their split.
‘Men have the luxury of time that women don’t and that’s just the way it goes. All of that being said, navigating this public terrain is difficult and I am just trying my best…I very much hope to one day have a family and decisions I make at this point are with that goal in mind,’ she wrote on social media.
Chrishell was previously married to Justin Hartley, 44, from 2017 until their divorce was finalized in February 2021.
Hit show: Selling Sunset features Chrishell and has become a hit on Netflix
Justin married Sofia Pernas, 32, last May.
Chrishell previously starred on the soap operas All My Children and Days Of Our Lives before joining the Netflix series Selling Sunset.
She competed on season 29 of Dancing With The Stars in 2020 and finished in eighth place.
Family plans: Chrishell and Jason, shown in September in New York City, had different ideas about starting a family together