Opening up concerning the divorce in her 1998 memoir, “After The Fall,” Suzanne Somers admitted that she was sad in her marriage to Bruce Somers. “I used to be depressing and blamed him for our predicament,” she wrote. “I felt that for each of us, youth had been reduce brief and our particular person desires would by no means be realized.” She added that their marriage was doomed even from the beginning. “What had been enjoyable as girlfriend and boyfriend was now a brand new lifetime of duty we weren’t able to assume,” Suzanne mentioned. “We had no cash, so paying the hire and placing meals on the desk stored us each in a relentless state of panic, hardly conducive to beginning a life collectively.” Along with monetary issues, Suzanne mentioned she and her ex-husband additionally lacked a deep, emotional connection. “We hardly knew one another. Our relationship conversations had been about events, sports activities, and the newest jokes,” she wrote in her e book, including, “There had been no critical digging into our souls.”
Though her ex was a pleasant man “with a straightforward chuckle” who did properly at school and dreamt of changing into a lawyer, Suzanne mentioned she’d made the unsuitable choice in marrying Bruce. “He was two years older than me, however his twenty years weren’t ample to arrange him for fatherhood and marriage,” she mentioned. Finally, the “Step By Step” star mentioned she had no regrets about strolling away from the wedding. “The union had been so unsuitable that we each felt it was higher to get out now reasonably than later,” she mentioned.
Whereas Bruce appears to have mastered the artwork of staying below the radar through the years, a photograph posted on Instagram by his son, Bruce Somers Jr, suggests the 2 keep a detailed relationship.