I promise never to get married. How Drew Barrymore Found Happiness as a Single Mother and Refused to Walk Down the Aisle

Drew Barrymore is a child actress, Charlie’s Angel, rom-com star, single mother, TV host, and the owner of one of Hollywood’s most remarkable Instagram accounts. Drew chose to put off starting a new relationship following her divorce, and after six years of being alone, she was open about how challenging it can be to develop romantic relationships when you have children.

Here at CHEERY, we traveled back in time to examine the actress’s private life and the struggles she had before discovering and accepting who she truly was. It was a rough road, but it had its rewards as well.

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Drew Barrymore started her acting career when she was just 14 years old. She has been in and out of the public eye since she was a teenager. The couple had their first date when he was 14 and she was 10.

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The Oscar-winning actor Christian Bale and the Charlie’s Angels star were said to have dated each other. Drew also started dating David Arquette in 1991. After only a few months, the couple split up, but they remained close friends. After meeting on the set of the horror movie Scream, David and Drew went on to play brother and sister in the movie Never Been Kissed.

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The actress has legally been married three times. When Drew was only 19 years old, in 1994, she was married for the first time to Jeremy Thomas. The couple separated after just two months. Barrymore started dating Canadian comedian Tom Green, with whom she co-starred in Charlie’s Angels, in 1999. They got married in July 2001 and announced their separation six months later.

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Even while their relationship with fellow actor Justin Long wasn’t serious enough to lead to marriage, they did manage to work together on two rom-coms, He’s Just Not That Into You and Going the Distance. And after the breakup, good old Barrymore custom demanded that the former lovers maintain a cordial relationship.

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Drew proposed to Will Kopelman, the son of the former CEO of Chanel, in January 2012. The couple was married five months later. Olive and Frankie were the couple’s daughters throughout their marriage. However, they made the decision to part ways in April 2016.

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The actress said that going through the divorce was her greatest nightmare. After much thought, she decided not to fight, instead choosing to give love and be grateful. 

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Without a doubt, Drew has a heart that is truly open. The celebrity not only gets along well with her ex-husband but also with his current wife, Alexandra Michler. On Halloween, the three of them took the kids trick-or-treating. Additionally, Barrymore did not hold back while describing Alexandra as “beautiful and a fantastic stepmother to her children.”

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Barrymore is definitely thriving in both her profession and her creativity. The actress seemed to have landed her ideal position as a TV host. She interviews famous guests on her daytime talk show while remaining completely true to herself, and the viewers like her for it. In 2020, Barrymore debuted her own CBS program, which has already received a third season renewal.

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The actress is using dating apps to find love again. She never had a committed relationship, but that doesn’t mean she’s not tried out the dating scene.

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Drew Barrymore opened up about her online dating experience in an interview with CBS. The actress has two young daughters and doesn’t want to bring strangers into her home. If she didn’t have kids, she might consider sharing a home with someone else once more.

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Drew is frank and forthright in her discussion of relationships and motherhood. Though love is difficult to find in today’s society, this vibrant and accomplished young woman serves as a reminder that the journey itself is what makes life meaningful.

There is no denying Barrymore’s versatility. Her sense of humor is also not absent. You only need to look at her reply to Leonardo DiCaprio’s post about global warming to see that she thinks the earth should be the only one that is hot. Although the Oscar-winning actor may have disregarded her remark, Drew Barrymore is unquestionably our girl.

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Happiness is children.

For Drew, his family comes first. Despite the fact that she keeps her cherished daughters a secret from her Charlie’s Angels co-stars, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu, she does not flaunt them. On the set, the actresses grew close and have remained friends ever since. They are glad to send each other family photos because they all have kids of various ages.


Drew couldn’t help but cry as she described her girls as her greatest source of inspiration during a special edition of her show on International Women’s Day. Although she is friendly and close to them, she has no desire to incorporate them into her brand. “I began working when still in diapers. At 13, it was that depressing sob tale. These two girls are the center of my universe. My family life, my emotions, all of that are on the table, but Olive and Frankie are not.


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Drew enjoys the basic pleasures of life in addition to her job, relationships, and parenthood. For instance, a recent viral video depicts an actress taking pleasure in the rain. Many bloggers have covered the song or shared it on their accounts while remarking on how they wish they could love and cherish life as much as she does. Barrymore has such a positive outlook on the world, and it’s contagious!

Which of your relationship breaks was the longest? What do you believe are some practical strategies for juggling parenthood and fulfilling love life?




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