But then I can't walk outside holding somebody's hand, as I'm followed everywhere," she says.
I want to be understood and I want to be seen, and I want to do that in the rawest, purest, most naked way I can.” She also went into detail about her life after Pattinson, including her current, three-year relationship with visual effects producer Alicia Cargile.
“I would never talk about any of my relationships before, but once I started dating girls it seemed like there was an opportunity to represent something really positive,” she said.
It was an opportunity to surrender a bit of what was mine, to make even one other person feel good about themselves."For Stewart, dating Pattinson yielded more attention than she ever wanted.
"If it didn't seem like a relevant topic, like something that needed help, I would have kept my life private forever.
co-star—earning them the nickname "Robsten"—taught her a lesson in what happens when her personal and professional identities merged. "It's not that I want to hide who I am or hide anything I'm doing in my life. But at the same time, I want so badly to expose myself," the 26-year-old actress says.