I’m Not ‘Healed’ From Past ‘Traumatic’ Experiences

Placing within the work. Olivia Culpo stated she’s nonetheless dealing with among the darker moments in her previous, however she’s doing what she will be able to to place all of it behind her.

“I don’t know when you’re ever essentially healed from traumatic previous experiences,” the previous Miss Universe, 30, solely instructed Us Weekly on Tuesday, November 1, whereas selling her new present, The Culpo Sisters. “To not sound dramatic, however really I believe there are undoubtedly nonetheless triggers that one may need in the event that they’ve gone by way of one thing like that.”

The Rhode Island native will open up about a few of her previous relationships in her TLC collection, which follows her and her sisters, Aurora Culpo and Sophia Culpo. “I used to be with someone that did actually horrible, horrible issues,” Olivia stated throughout a trailer launched final month. “I used to be made to really feel lower than human in each sense of the phrase. I’ve by no means talked about it earlier than.”

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Whereas it was tough to relive these experiences for the cameras, the I Really feel Fairly actress stated she thinks speaking about it “will assist different individuals.” Within the meantime, she’s doing “significantly better” than she was when she filmed the collection.

“It simply really takes committing to self-work, and that may appear like quite a lot of various things for lots of various individuals,” she defined. “For me, I journal so much — that basically helped. And I believe simply working by way of trauma, which I do know sounds so dramatic, however studying.”

Olivia singled out Marianne Williamson‘s A Return to Love as a favourite, noting that she and her sisters ship it to one another at any time when one in every of them goes by way of a breakup. “It’s a great one,” she added.

The brand new present isn’t all concerning the previous, nevertheless, as it is going to additionally spotlight Olivia’s relationship with Christian McCaffrey, whom she’s been courting since 2019. The NFL athlete, 26, is presently enjoying for the San Francisco 49ers, which suggests he’s a lot nearer to Olivia’s dwelling base of Los Angeles.

“I’m so completely happy that Christian is in San Francisco,” the influencer stated of her beau, who performed for the Carolina Panthers till final month. “It’s going to make all the pieces a lot simpler. I really feel like if you care about someone, you must perceive the issues that they’re gonna must do to succeed in their desires and potential. And a part of which means being aside.”

Olivia beforehand dated Nick Jonas from 2013 to 2015 and Danny Amendola from 2016 to 2019. She was additionally briefly linked to Tim Tebow, however Aurora, 33, instructed Us that her little sister “by no means dated” the previous NFL participant, 35.

Regardless that there’s nonetheless far between her and McCaffrey, Olivia famous that the couple are “each actually understanding” about schedule modifications and work commitments. “That undoubtedly helps,” she defined. “I believe if you’re on the identical web page with that, you actually could make it work.”

The Culpo Sisters premieres on TLC Monday, November 7, at 9 p.m. ET.

With reporting by Christina Garibaldi