Carrie Underwood on Having Kids: ‘I Don’t Feel Old Enough’
Country superstar Carrie Underwood looks gorgeous on the June cover of Marie Claire! She talked to the mag about her personality, dealing with anxiety and having children with hockey player hubby Mike Fisher.
Underwood admitted, “I don't feel old enough to have kids. I know I am mature. But being responsible for another human?”
She continued, “I'm not a mushy person at all. We were never a huggy family. Or a 'let's talk it out' family. Technically I have siblings but they are quite a bit older than me -- I was the accident -- so I have the only-child syndrome going on. I'm a little more selfish, a little more independent, a little closed. I do wish I were softer. I wish I were able to form relationships better. But hey, I mean… I'm not a sociopath.”
As for dealing with the stress of stardom, Carrie explained, “At the beginning of my career, I used to have panic attacks. People were touching me, screaming -- it made me really nervous. In public, I just get nervous. It's a physical reaction, feeling like the walls are closing in. The fans are great. It's not their fault. I don't ever want to come across as ungrateful. But on my end, it is hard for me to process. Because I am still just me.”