Mo'Nique gives her husband a 'pass to cheat'
Mo'nique has apparently discovered the secret to a successful marriage, and her thoughts are very interesting.
The Oscar-winning actress and comedian recently offered up matrimonial advice to True Exclusives, where she revealed she believes in the idea of giving her husband, Sidney Hicks, a "pass" to sleep with other people.
"The person that you stood up [with] and you said, 'For better, for worse, sickness and in health, richer or poorer,' you took those vows in front of the universe. If you don't live by them, then maybe you shouldn't have taken them," she begins. "And when you say 'a pass to cheat,' see, when you're with your best friend and you say to your best friend, 'I'm having these feelings about this person, sexually and I wanna share it with you'.. when you're best friends, you can have those open and honest conversations."
The 47-year-old says that the person you marry should be your best friend, and as a couple, you should be completely honest with each other -- even if that means telling the other person you'd cheat on them. She then explains that the reason most people cheat is because they're not getting something they need, and in her case, she would never deprive her husband of what it is he wants.
"When you have open and honest dialogue and you say, 'We're just human beings and [with] all these people on the face of the earth, do you think my eyes won't ever say 'he's fine' or 'she's attractive?" she asks. "Now if you wanna go further with it, let's be honest enough to have those conversations."
She encourages couples to ask each other, "What is it about that person that you find that you wanna sleep with?"
"Because [that person you want to sleep with] may give you something that I'm simply not willing to do," she explains. "And if that's the case, how can I be mad? Because I'm not gon' do it. Should I deprive you of not having it? That's when the relationship is real real."
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