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Brittany Cartwright Gets Real About 'Scary' Emotions She's Felt During Rough Patches in Marriage to Jax Taylor

"You get into this, like, friendship, like, roommate-type situation, and then you just feel like you are kind of stuck," shares the 'Vanderpump Rules' alum, who announced her separation on Feb. 29

Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright
Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright

Brittany Cartwright can relate to how Ariana Madix and Tom Sandoval's relationship floundered toward the end of their relationship.

On Tuesday's Vanderpump Rules after show, The Valley star and VPR alum revealed that she could see hints of her own marriage to Jax Taylor in the struggles Madix, 38, and Sandoval, 41, had leading up to his months-long affair with costar Rachel "Raquel" Leviss.

"I can kind of get how you get into this, like, friendship, like, roommate-type situation and then you just feel like you are kind of stuck a little bit — not that I am — but like I feel that way sometimes if me and Jax are going through our hard times," she explained.

She went on to confess that it could be "very hard" to separate negative thoughts during those rough patches and had sometimes even wondered, "Am I going to lose all this stuff that I've built? Am I, you know, going to be OK?"

She admitted, "It can be very scary [and] very hard so I understand, honestly."

Related: Why Tom Schwartz Said It Was 'Only a Matter of Time' Until Jax Taylor Would Be 'Divorced and Miserable'

<p>Noam Galai/Bravo via Getty </p> Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright

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Jax Taylor and Brittany Cartwright

Cartwright's candor came two weeks after she announced her separation from Taylor, 44, on Feb. 29.

"Many of you guys have been asking me about Jax and I and our relationship," she said on an episode of the couple's When Reality Hits podcast. "I just think it’s important to be real and honest with you guys because our life is definitely — we’ve shared so much of our life with you guys. So, I feel like ... I don’t want to seem like I’m lying or anything like that so I think it’s important for me to say this."

"I know on my last podcast, I alluded to many marriages go through rocky times," the television personality continued. "Yes, marriages in general are very hard and I've had a particularly rough year this past year. Jax and I are taking time apart and I made the decision to move into another home to take some space for the sake of my mental health."

Related: Jax Taylor's Friends Heard Rumors of Him 'Running Around Town' Months Before Separation from Brittany Cartwright

<p>Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal/Getty</p> Brittany Cartwright and Jax Taylor on 'Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen'.

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Brittany Cartwright and Jax Taylor on 'Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen'.

Taylor and Cartwright first met at a Las Vegas bar in 2015. After they briefly split in 2017, the pair reconciled off camera and later announced their engagement in June 2018 and wed a year later. They went on to welcome their son Cruz Michael Cauchi in April 2021, months after they announced their departure from VPR.

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Vanderpump Rules airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET, and The Valley premieres March 20 at 9 p.m. ET, both on Bravo.

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