Katie Maloney-Schwartz is opening up about her return to the dating scene following her split from Tom Schwartz.
The Vanderpump Rules The couple announced in March that they were separating, with Katie filing for divorce after 12 years together. As fans may recall, Katie and Tom tied the knot in 2016, with their wedding being featured on Season 5 of Vanderpump Rules. They later got married again in Las Vegas a few years later, and this wedding was also featured on the season 8 show.
Katie recently gave an update on her love life during an episode of the Bachelor Happy Hour podcast, via Peopleand revealed details about what she struggled with when ending her marriage to Tom.
“I like to go out or flirt or like, I went on a date,” Katie said during the interview, adding that while she wasn’t necessarily “trying to get a boyfriend,” she found happy to seize the opportunity. to meet new people. As for how she plans to potentially meet new people, Katie clarified that she avoids dating apps and instead chooses to socialize and mingle with others in real life.
Katie also noted on the podcast how “sad” and “heartbreaking” her split from Tom was, saying, “It was… this emptied me. She added that, despite the difficulties of ending her marriage, it was something she felt she had to do. “But I think you just have to lean in and trust your instincts and listen to that, because it’s, always, about the relationship with yourself and nurturing it.”
Recently, Katie also shared an update on her relationship status with Tom, mentioning that the couple have remained friends and made the decision to share custody of their two dogs.
“We always do things together,” Katie said in a recent interview, adding, “We have some from the same group of friends, and we have dogs that we’re going to share custody of…He’s my family, and I’m I will always love him, so our friendship is very important to both of us.
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