Tennis great Chris Evert says menopause is at least partly to blame for the demise of her marriage to Olympian Andy Mill ...
insinuating the hormonal change had a major impact on the relationship.
"because I married Greg Norman who was Andy’s friend, and that was …
I don’t know, I was going through menopausal stuff." Evert didn't expand on exactly how menopause affected the relationship -- but said the condition ("what women go through at 50ish") doesn't get talked about enough.
61-year-old Evert opened up about the situation on Lance Armstrong's "The Forward Podcast" -- when the two were talking about the positive relationships they have with their exes ... FYI, Evert and Mill had 3 kids together before they divorced in 2006.
Two years later, she married Andy's friend, Greg Norman (the golfer). "[Andy and I] had a rough couple of years," Evert said ...
According to the Web MD, menopause can cause major psychological symptoms in women -- including anxiety, irritability, mood changes, feelings of sadness and aggressiveness.
The couple were married for 18 years and have three sons together Andy, meanwhile, is happily married to Debra Harvick – but he and Chris remain close for the sake of their three sons, Alexander, 24, Nicholas, 22 and 20-year-old Colton.
CLICK TO VIEW GALLERY Chris Evert has opened up about her split from Andy Mill "I don't know.
I was going through the menopausal stuff that doesn't get talked about enough – what women go through, you know, at 50ish." Chris filed for divorce from Andy in November 2006, and two years later married Australian golfer Greg, on 28 June, 2008 in the Bahamas.
"We got back together as a family and we still do things and he's a great guy," Chris continued. He's taking them fishing and hunting and motorcycles and golf and tennis – introduced them to so much." Chris and Greg announced their separation after just 15 months of marriage It's not the first time that Chris has spoken about the end of her first marriage.
Tennis star Chris Evert has opened up about her marriage to Olympic downhill skier Andy Mill, and revealed that the menopause played a part in their 2006 split.
Chris, 61, made the comments during an appearance on Lance Armstrong's "You know, Andy and I are still a family without living together," Chris commented. We had a rough couple of years, because I married Greg Norman who was Andy's friend.