But considering I had so many eyes on me, I suddenly realized [my private life] affects a greater number of people than just me.It was an opportunity to surrender a bit of what was mine, to make even one other person feel good about themselves."For Stewart, dating Pattinson yielded more attention than she ever wanted.Katy Perry and Robert Pattinson got super cozy Saturday night ...
It's understandable, given that she suffered from "debilitating physical anxiety" during her teens and early 20s.
that she is "like, so gay," the 26-year-old actress didn't mean to diminish the love they shared.
"When I was dating Rob, the public was the enemy—and that is no way to live.
It wasn't this grand statement, 'I was so confused! ' I have not been struggling."As for why she decided to come out publicly, she says, "It just seemed important, and topical."While many fans turned on Stewart after her breakup with Pattinson, she doesn't regret her time spent with the 30-year-old actor—or the film franchise that made them internationally known movie stars.
"If it didn't seem like a relevant topic, like something that needed help, I would have kept my life private forever.