Drew Barrymore hasn’t ‘needed’ sex, no relationship since 2016
Drew Barrymore has admitted she doesn’t ‘need’ sex because she learned that physical intimacy doesn’t ‘mean’ love.
In a new blog post, the ‘Never Been Kissed’ star explained that since her split from ex-husband Will Kopelman, the father of her two daughters, in 2016, she has « not been able to have a intimate relationship ».
« I had the honor and pleasure of working on myself and learning what parenting is, again something that I wasn’t exactly clear about growing up and I have had many learning curves on my way, » she wrote.
“I was intimidated. I triumphed. I was asked to be educated in every possible way.
The “All That” alum had a busy weekend, going as…
Barrymore, 47, said her divorce from Kopelman, 44, has made her « cautious » in her personal life, given that she tries to raise Olive, 10, and Frankie, 8, so that they are « empowered and love each other ».
« I’m just in a completely different place in my life and maybe in the near future I’ll get into a relationship…but that just hasn’t been my priority, » the talk host wrote. -show. “So I’m not a person who needs sex and has to go out and engage with people on that level.
« I am someone who is deeply committed to promoting the way young girls, my daughters and myself as a woman, are supposed to function in this world! »
Barrymore said that while she celebrates people who can enter into a relationship soon after divorce, she « needed to stay very single » to honor and mourn « the loss of a nuclear family that I swore to to have for my daughters and to find grace and acceptance and what would be our new normal of a blended family.
The ‘Scream’ actress ended her post by saying that she doesn’t « hate sex, » but instead « has finally come to the epiphany that love and sex just aren’t there. » same thing ».
Barrymore’s post came after she said on her show that she could go « years » without sex.
« What’s wrong with me that six months doesn’t seem like a long time? » the ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’ star asked his ‘Drew Barrymore Show’ audience while talking about Andrew Garfield’s recent revelation that he had been single for six months.
« I was like, ‘Yeah, so?' » Barrymore said of the ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ actor’s confession.