Mayim Bialik Explains Blog Posts About Her Divorce: 'I Wanted To Write About The Complicated Aspects' of Jewish Divorce

 @AndrewBerry1 on August 13 2013 2:55 PM

Mayim Bialik is in the midst of a career resurgence, and the television star is using her new platform to blog about the process behind her divorce.

The 37-year-old actress and mother of two -- best known for her breakout role on the early '90s sitcom “Blossom” and more recently on CBS’ “The Big Bang Theory -- announced her separation from husband Michael Stone in November 2012 after nearly 10 years of marriage. Their divorce was finalized in May 2013.

Bialik took to her blog on Kveller, a site about Jewish parenting, to write about the split.

"I wanted to write about some of the more complicated aspects,” she told Access Hollywood guest co-host Alfonso Ribeiro. “And specifically, also, there's certain things [related] to Jewish divorce that people don't know about."

As E! Online reports, the two were legally divorced in the state of California, but they also had to get divorced through their Jewish faith.

"There's something called a 'Get,'" she said. "There's a religious process. You sit in the same room and you watch your divorce deed be written. It's actually a very interesting thousands year old document that you watch written and you have to be in the same room as your ex."

Bialik said she wrote about the divorce in order to help other women going through divorce.

"To me, it was a very cathartic, very emotionally powerful sense of closure for us," she said. "It's very intense. So I wrote for Kveller about some of those aspects in hopes to kind of maybe [be] helpful to other people or other women."

This isn’t the first time Bialik has attracted attention for her writing. According to WebProNews, Bialik has come under fire for blogging about her views on attachment parenting.

“If I’m talking to girlfriends, if I’m talking to random people, and we’re talking about parenting, I tell them what works for me and why,” she said. “But a lot of people want to ask me things so that they can fight with me. And just because I’m a public person, who happened to have breastfed and slept with her kids, that doesn’t mean that I want to fight with you on the street or in the supermarket. So, I think you have to be really careful to understand why people want to know what they want to know.”

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