Elin Woods on course during the Day Two Fourball Matches of The Presidents Cup at Harding Park Golf Course on October 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. (Getty Images)more pics »Elin Nordegren (Getty Images)Elin Nordegren
recently gave People
magazine her first interview in nine months, since news of her husband Tiger Woods' many affairs made headlines. And since officially splitting from the golf pro, Elin says she's never felt stronger.
She said, "I have confidence in my beliefs, my decisions and myself." Elin Woods Videos
But it sounds like it was a long road to get there. Nordegren added, "I have been through the stages of disbelief and shock, to anger and ultimately grief over the loss of the family I so badly wanted for my children."
These days, 30-year-old Elin is busy working to earn a psychology degree and raising her two sons, three-year-old Sam and Charlie, 19 months. They are living in a rented home in Windermere, Florida.
She may have spoken up for the first time, but don't expect an Elin Nordegren publicity tour to follow. The Swedish former model says she won't be giving anymore interviews and wants nothing more than to return to a quiet life.
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