/Trisha Yearwood explains why her marriage to Garth Brooks is difficult – Daily Mail

Trisha Yearwood explains why her marriage to Garth Brooks is difficult – Daily Mail


After celebrating her 15th anniversary with Garth Brooks in December, Trisha Yearwood is opening up about how, ‘difficult’ their union can be.

Yearwood, 56, and Brooks, 59, tied the knot in December, months after Brooks proposed on stage during a live performance in Bakersfield, California.

The country star opened up in an interview with US Weekly, revealing that their relationship has gotten, ‘better with time’ though it’s still ‘difficult.’

Difficult: After celebrating her 15th anniversary with Garth Brooks in December, Trisha Yearwood is opening up about how, 'difficult' their union can be

Difficult: After celebrating her 15th anniversary with Garth Brooks in December, Trisha Yearwood is opening up about how, 'difficult' their union can be

Difficult: After celebrating her 15th anniversary with Garth Brooks in December, Trisha Yearwood is opening up about how, ‘difficult’ their union can be

Better but difficult: After celebrating her 15th anniversary with Garth Brooks in December, Trisha Yearwood is opening up about how, 'difficult' their union can be

Better but difficult: After celebrating her 15th anniversary with Garth Brooks in December, Trisha Yearwood is opening up about how, 'difficult' their union can be

Better but difficult: After celebrating her 15th anniversary with Garth Brooks in December, Trisha Yearwood is opening up about how, ‘difficult’ their union can be

‘We’re both very independent people who run our own ships. And sometimes when two people are driving two big ships, it can be difficult,’ Yearwood said, while promoting her new pet collection line.

She added that being quarantined with her husband all the time during the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t present much of a problem, except they couldn’t go anywhere.

‘Before this past year, we were together all the time. I mean, we really are a couple who got married to be together, so we don’t spend that much time apart anyway. So it wasn’t a huge change, but it was enough that there was really nowhere to go,’ she added.

Independent: 'We¿re both very independent people who run our own ships. And sometimes when two people are driving two big ships, it can be difficult,' Yearwood said, while promoting her new pet collection line

Independent: 'We¿re both very independent people who run our own ships. And sometimes when two people are driving two big ships, it can be difficult,' Yearwood said, while promoting her new pet collection line

Independent: ‘We’re both very independent people who run our own ships. And sometimes when two people are driving two big ships, it can be difficult,’ Yearwood said, while promoting her new pet collection line

The singer added that they both had to navigate how they can both stay ‘alphas’ and ‘run their own lives’ while still being a couple.

‘It’s a balance where sometimes one person is running the ship and sometimes the other person is, and sometimes you’re going to butt heads,’ she added.

Brooks also said during an interview on Ellen in March that they spent their time in quarantine tackling the issues that really bothered them over the past 15 years.

Alpha: The singer added that they both had to navigate how they can both stay 'alphas' and 'run their own lives' while still being a couple

Alpha: The singer added that they both had to navigate how they can both stay 'alphas' and 'run their own lives' while still being a couple

Alpha: The singer added that they both had to navigate how they can both stay ‘alphas’ and ‘run their own lives’ while still being a couple

‘I think 99.9 percent of the people wouldn’t have done what I do, but I thought since we’re here and we ain’t got nowhere to go, let’s just attack some of the hardest things over the 15 years that bugs one of us,’ he said.

‘It was like living in a little house [where] you couldn’t go anywhere, so you couldn’t walk away from the conversation,’ Brooks continued.

After a year in quarantine, Yearwood noted their relationship, ‘is better now than ever,’ adding she has done what she normally doesn’t do in relationships. 

Can't walk away: 'It was like living in a little house [where] you couldn¿t go anywhere, so you couldn¿t walk away from the conversation,' Brooks continued

Can't walk away: 'It was like living in a little house [where] you couldn¿t go anywhere, so you couldn¿t walk away from the conversation,' Brooks continued

Can’t walk away: ‘It was like living in a little house [where] you couldn’t go anywhere, so you couldn’t walk away from the conversation,’ Brooks continued

‘I was always the person in relationships when things got difficult; I was really happy to just bail. I was good at that,’  the songstress revealed. 

‘So in this situation, that’s not an option because this is the love of my life, you know? So you sit down, and you talk it through and, and that gets you better when you get to the other side,’ she added.

Aside from music, Yearwood has been working on her pet food line that was inspired for her love for rescuing dogs.

Bail: 'I was always the person in relationships when things got difficult; I was really happy to just bail. I was good at that,' the songstress revealed

Bail: 'I was always the person in relationships when things got difficult; I was really happy to just bail. I was good at that,' the songstress revealed

Bail: ‘I was always the person in relationships when things got difficult; I was really happy to just bail. I was good at that,’ the songstress revealed

‘The treats have all human-grade ingredients, things that aren’t weird that you would know what they were,’ she said. 

‘But then for things like the beds and the backpacks and the beds, I needed them to be pretty, but I wanted to be able to go in the washing machine because my dogs are indoor-outdoor dogs,’ she added.. 

‘They get on the farm, they get dirty, they roll in stuff,’ Yearwood continued.

Pet food: Aside from music, Yearwood has been working on her pet food line that was inspired for her love for rescuing dogs

Pet food: Aside from music, Yearwood has been working on her pet food line that was inspired for her love for rescuing dogs

Pet food: Aside from music, Yearwood has been working on her pet food line that was inspired for her love for rescuing dogs

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