Ashlyn Harris She broke her silence about her ongoing divorce from Ali the warriorShe denied rumors that she had been unfaithful.
“Several weeks ago, a process that had been going on privately for some time became public. “Ending a relationship after nearly 13 years of friendship, teammates, marriage, and shared care (many of them good years) is a decision not made lightly,” Harris wrote. , 38, in a lengthy statement on Instagram on Saturday, November 18. “We have agreed to co-parent our children, continue treatment, separate, and move on with our lives.”
She continued: “Two happy families are always better than one unhappy family.” “This process was not easy at all, but we were making our way.”
Us Weekly It was confirmed in September that Harris had filed for divorce from Krieger, 39, after four years of marriage. Harris and Krieger met in 2010 while playing for the USWNT, and married in December 2019. They share daughter Sloan, 2, and son Ocean, 14 months.
Neither Harris nor Krieger publicly addressed their separation immediately after Harris filed for divorce. According to Harris’ post on Saturday, their “agents, representatives and friends” allegedly advised them to stay quiet until the end of Krieger’s final season. (Krieger played her last professional soccer game in the NFL Finals on November 11.)
“The leak (the betrayal of our deepest trust) made that impossible. “The online hate that has occurred since has been one of the most devastating experiences of my life,” Harris claimed in her social media statement, noting that she was trying to avoid “[feeding] Monster” with gossip. “I tried to let the fire burn and what I went through destroyed my mental health. “This was brutal.”
After Harris filed for divorce, rumors surfaced that she began dating the actress Sophia Bush. Harris has not confirmed whether she saw One Tree Hill alum, 41. (Bush is in the middle of her divorce with Grant HughesShe filed for annulment of her marriage in August after less than two years.)
“Not all marriages last forever. We didn’t,” Harris wrote, for many reasons, denying accusations that she cheated on Krieger. “Let me be clear: I did not give up on my marriage. I have always been faithful in my marriage, if not always completely happy.
Harris explained that she and Krieger did “work and therapy” on their relationship long before she filed for divorce. “None of this happened on a whim,” she noted. “We spent the entire summer working through the separation and divorce steps that our therapists, lawyers, and our corporate agency had outlined for us.”
Harris emphasized that her main priority moving forward, “as it has always been,” is the well-being of Sloan and Ocean.
“My priority is to be a good partner for them with Ali,” Harris concluded. “Despite this current darkness, there have been years of love between us. And our children are the best part of it all. They deserve healthy, happy parents, and that’s what’s most important. We’re all hurting.”