Though Williams dated How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel and film director Spike Jonze years after Ledger’s passing, she says that she has ruled out the idea of marriage. When you’ve been a parent for 11 years and you’ve done it alone, you don’t have romantic ideals, because you have a practical understanding that you can do it by yourself.
The romantic idea of meeting your person and having a storybook family life that looks like the model you grew up with, that doesn’t really exist for me,” Williams said.“I’ve not gotten married because I have not had a person to whom I would -- so I have not let my sense of conformity or duty override my instincts,” the Manchester by the Sea actor added.
"I've not gotten married because I have not had a person to whom I would -- so I have not let my sense of conformity or duty override my instincts," she says.
Of course, Matilda remains her number one priority.
Late actor Heath Ledger’s partner at the time of his death, actress Michelle Williams says she was inconsolable when -- six years after the star passed -- she sold the home they once shared.
The 36-year-old opened up about the heartbreak she experienced when she and her 11-year-old daughter left the house, reports I feel sad for the person who thought he won’t be able to locate us,” she added.
"From my perspective, and knowing him as well as I did, it was a combination of exhaustion, sleeping medication [prescribed for his chronic insomnia]..perhaps the after effects of the flu.the difficulties of parenting without Heath Ledger, Matilda’s father. “In all honesty, for pretty much everything else, I feel like I’m a believer in not fighting circumstances, accepting where you are and where you’ve been,” Williams told She continued, “In pretty much all senses but one, I would be able to go totally down that line of thinking were it not for Matilda not having her dad.You know, that’s just something that doesn’t – I mean, it just won’t ever be right.” MICHELLE WILLIAMS COVERS THE WINTER ESCAPE ISSUE: As part of our issue celebrating the year's most incredible women, the enigmatic actress opens up about love, loss and moving on in #PORTERMagazine.One thing they make very clear from the get-go is that Ledger was not (in their opinion) an addict.Cinematographer Nicola Pecorini, who worked with Ledger on his last film, that Ledger used to smoke marijuana regularly, but "went clean as a whistle" when he thought it was becoming an issue.