Carrey was very loving and hands-on with Mc Carthy's son, Evan Joseph Asher, whom she had with her ex-husband, director John Asher, in 2002, but according to the experts, the pressures of raising a child with autism could have contributed to the couple's split.

But as a mother, you just hope when you have a relationship with someone, it has nothing to do with the child when you break up." Mc Carthy, 39, and Carrey, 50, dated for more than five years before finally calling it quits in April 2010.

"As you get older, Howard, you kind of get to see things more clearly," she told Stern.

Instead she’s gone through “channels” to let him know how Evan feels. He’s actually helped Evan get past some obstacles I couldn’t. He speaks a language Evan understands, and Evan feels safe with him.” “There will be no certificate,” she said when asked about the possibility of marriage. Jim came into our life with an open heart and open arms. Perhaps that just a technicality that does little to soften the blow, but I’m not sure a deadbeat ex-boyfriend is even a thing.

Adult relationships and breakups are hard enough for grownups to handle, let alone a child.

Jenny Mc Carthy doesn't joke around when it comes to her autistic son.

But the former Playboy model and current host of new dating series "Love in the Wild" recently revealed that her ex, actor Jim Carrey, isn't quite as serious about her young son Evan, 10.I will continue to be in his daughter's life and will always keep Jim as a leading man in my heart." Carrey echoed her sentiment on social media, tweeting: "Jenny and I have just ended our 5yr relationship. As speculation surrounding the couple's sudden split made headlines, it was Oprah Winfrey who finally asked Mc Carthy about the breakup during a 2010 interview.I'm grateful 4 the many blessings we've shared and I wish her the very best! " But according to insiders, not all was as peaceful as it seemed, and rumors soon surfaced about problems behind the scenes. Oprah bluntly asked what everyone else was thinking: "Tell me, when did you know it was over?model and actor were very close during their five year relationship, but he was never 10-year-old Evan‘s father in any official way. I think that sometimes people need to take a real break from each other,” the soon-to-pose-nude-again star explained. I think you can love people from a distance and respect him. Jim Carrey was said to have had a close bond with Evan (reportedly even setting up a million trust fund in they boy’s name), who was just 3-years-old when the couple began dating. It can move mountains.” Although it seems their “marriage is just a piece of paper” attitude implied they had become family without the legal legwork, I can’t conjure up any ill will towards the guy.Explaining her side of the situation during a Howard Stern interview Jenny Mc Carthy said, “I’ve tried to ask [Jim] numerous times [to see Evan], because my son still asks.” The 39-year-old added that Evan tells her he misses Carrey “almost weekly.” Despite being upset over the situation, Jenny Mc Carthy, pictured here with Jim Carrey during happier times in 2008, hasn’t directly asked the 50-year-old to spend time with her formerly autistic son. But as a mother, you just hope when you have a relationship with someone, it has nothing to do with the child when you break up.” “I tell [Evan] that someday you’ll cross paths, meet again. In 2007 she gushed of their bond, calling Jim Carrey an “autism whisperer”: “Beyond doubt it was written in the stars that Jim and Evan were a pair. He’s not the boy’s father, never was even his stepfather.Asked if she might get back together with Carrey, the actress replied, "I didn't even think about that." that the former lovebirds' personalities were at odds with one another from the start—something that may have caused tensions to mount over time. ' when it comes to publicity, and Jim is nothing like that," the source told the mag, pointing out that his friend is "a hard guy to date. He is someone who desperately needs to be with someone, then just as desperately needs to be alone.