Aimee Lou Wood admits she 'betrays' herself in relationships and 'compromises' ...

Aimee Lou Wood admits she 'betrays' herself in relationships and 'compromises' ...
Aimee Lou Wood admits she 'betrays' herself in relationships and 'compromises' ...

Aimee Lou Wood - who plays Aimee Gibbs in Sex Education - revealed that she 'betrays' herself in relationships and 'compromises' her integrity while discussing the breakdown of her romance with co-star Connor Swindells.

The BAFTA award-winning actress, 26, spoke to Grazia about the importance of spending time alone after feeling like she lost her 'sense of self'. 

Aimee was in a relationship with Connor, 24 - who played her onscreen boyfriend Adam Groff - but they split in 2020, much to the disappointment of fans. 

Candid: Aimee Lou Wood - who plays Aimee Gibbs in Sex Education - revealed that she 'betrays' herself in relationships and 'compromises' her integrity while discussing the breakdown of her romance with co-star Connor Swindells

Candid: Aimee Lou Wood - who plays Aimee Gibbs in Sex Education - revealed that she 'betrays' herself in relationships and 'compromises' her integrity while discussing the breakdown of her romance with co-star Connor Swindells

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Reflecting on their romance, Aimee noted that relationships don't have to consist of a 'goodie' and a 'baddie', but sometimes the combination of two personalities in a dynamic can result in 'unhealthy themes'. 

'We'd had some time apart and then we realised that maybe the relationship wasn't serving us both,' she said before stating that she and Connor still love each other and respect each other. 

According to Aimee the breakup was amicable and wasn't dramatic. She compared the moment she became single to a dam bursting wide open.

The Stockport native said she could 'feel' everything again after a period of numbness, as she embraced the independence. 

Split: The award-winning actress, 26, was in a relationship with Connor, 24 - who played her onscreen boyfriend Adam Groff - but they split in 2020, much to the disappointment of fans

Split: The award-winning actress, 26, was in a relationship with Connor, 24 - who played her onscreen boyfriend Adam Groff - but they split in 2020, much to the disappointment of fans

Over: Reflecting on their romance, Aimee noted that relationships don't have to consist of a 'goodie' and a 'baddie', but sometimes the combination of two personalities can result in 'unhealthy themes'

Over: Reflecting on their romance, Aimee noted that relationships don't have to consist of a 'goodie' and a 'baddie', but sometimes the combination of two personalities can result in 'unhealthy themes' 

She added: 'When I'm in a relationship I find it hard to maintain my sense of self. I'm very independent but also quite impressionable.' 

According to Aimee, she can be 'taken away' from herself easily, as she said: 'I kind of start betraying myself and compromising my integrity to keep

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