SJP Gives Love Advice To Twentysomethings

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker explains why grand gestures aren't everything in a very Carrie Bradshaw moment.

Unlike her co-star in the soon-to-be-released romantic comedy Did You Hear About The Morgans? Sarah Jessica Parker has not traded in real life relationships for leisure sports or inanimate objects. Golf may be Hugh Grant's girlfriend, but SJP knows that no matter how hard you try, nothing — not even luxury shoe shopping — can compete with the fulfillment that family brings to your life.

That said, the fashion icon admits that she can't wait to pass down her designer shoe collection to her new twin daughters, born by surrogate this summer. To Elle she said: "The only tragedy would be if their feet are bigger than mine." Agreed.

It's that candor, played out both on- and off-screen that makes Sarah Jessica Parker infinitely relatable to women of all ages.

At 44, knows a thing or two about life, love and the choices that you need to make when those two things intersect, and in this month's Glamour, she talks openly about what she's learned.

On Love: I think when you are younger, you get swept away by grand gestures…. When you have children and years invested, it's much more complicated. It's the day-to-day stuff: the kind of parent you are, the kind of partner you are. It's the little and big things as opposed to just the big things. But you are not meant to know that when you are younger, so I don't think anybody should regret the choices they made in their twenties.

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