Jennifer Lopez admits to having 'high standards' when it comes to relationships

By Gina DiFalco,

Jennifer Lopez is no stranger to love and relationships, having been married three times and linked to some of Hollywood’s most drooled over stars such as Ben Affleck and Marc Anthony.

She’s been dating her boyfriend Casper Smart, 26, since 2011 and opened up about her love life in a new issue of Cosmopolitan.

"For me, it's about having a great partner to walk this life with," she said in the upcoming October issue. "I have my own high standards for what I want in a partner and how I want to be treated."

Lopez has two kids with her ex-husband, Anthony.

"I bring a lot to the table," she went on to say, People reports. "I'm not talking about material things but what I have to offer as a person – love and loyalty and all the things that make a good relationship."

Although she’s confident in that statement, she also let out her insecurities. She said Anthony helped her get over her biggest one, which were her singing abilities.

"He kept telling me, 'You're the only one holding yourself back from reaching your full potential as a singer. You have to let go' … I was always so insecure and just kind of going along,” she said. “Then I grew, little by little, and realized, wait a minute, this is not a fluke. I'm not a mistake – I work my ass off. And I know what I'm doing."

image: Cosmopolitan



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