Drew Barrymore ON: If You STRUGGLE To Find & Keep Real Love, WATCH THIS! | Jay Shetty

Last updated: Jun 1, 2023

The video is an interview with Drew Barrymore discussing her experiences with finding and keeping real love, and how she has learned to not stay stuck and to keep moving forward.

The video features an interview between Jay Shetty and Drew Barrymore, where they discuss the topic of finding and keeping real love. Barrymore shares her advice on not staying stuck in negative emotions, not blaming others, and taking action to feel better. They also discuss the importance of being true to oneself and observing human behavior to determine what kind of person one wants to be. Barrymore shares her experience of starting her career at a young age and feeling emboldened as a child. Overall, the video provides insights and tips on how to navigate the challenges of finding and maintaining real love.

  • Don't stay stuck in a situation.
  • Don't blame others for your problems.
  • Get out of bed and start doing things, even small tasks like doing dishes.
  • Putting one foot in front of the other can help you start feeling better.
  • Keep moving forward and don't dwell on the past.
  • Jay was one of the first guests on Drew's show.
  • Drew started working in commercials and films at a young age.
  • Drew has struggled with finding and keeping real love.
  • Drew believes that love is about finding someone who makes you feel like the best version of yourself.
  • Drew Barrymore does not like gossiping and avoids people who talk trash about others.
  • Drew Barrymore struggled with drinking and realized it was a symptom of many problems.
  • Drew Barrymore admits to being a codependent with her kids.
  • Drew Barrymore was in touch with spirituality as a teenager.

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Drew's Advice on Moving Forward

  • Don't stay stuck in a situation.
  • Don't blame others for your problems.
  • Get out of bed and start doing things, even small tasks like doing dishes.
  • Putting one foot in front of the other can help you start feeling better.
  • Keep moving forward and don't dwell on the past.
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Jay Shetty's Early Appearance on Drew's Show

  • Jay was one of the first guests on Drew's show.
  • People were hesitant to talk during the pandemic, but there was a need for community.
  • Drew was grateful for Jay's willingness to come on the show early on.
  • Jay has a positive presence and energy that Drew appreciates.
  • It's important to be wary of people who act differently in different situations.
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Drew's Early Career and Observing Human Behavior

  • Drew started working in commercials and films at a young age.
  • She was comfortable on set by the time she starred in E.T.
  • Drew was always observant of human behavior and tried to learn from others.
  • She wanted to figure out what kind of person she wanted to be.
  • It's important to recognize that people may act differently in different situations, and it's not always a reflection of their character.
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Drew's Experience with Love and Relationships

  • Drew has struggled with finding and keeping real love.
  • She has learned to not settle for less than what she deserves.
  • It's important to communicate and be honest in relationships.
  • Drew has learned to not let past relationships define her future ones.
  • She believes in the power of therapy and self-reflection to improve relationships.
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Drew's Observations on People

  • Drew was always hyper-aware of how people treated each other.
  • She was upset and put off by people who weren't nice to everyone.
  • Drew observed people who were performers but were shy in real life.
  • She learned to accept people for who they are, even if it's not what she expected.
  • Drew doesn't have time for cruelty, arrogance, rudeness, or short-temperedness.
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Drew's Experience with Negative People

  • Drew doesn't appreciate someone treating anyone special or not special, good or bad.
  • She finds it difficult to manage when she's busy.
  • Drew used to complain about a negative monk in the monastery.
  • One of the monks asked her what she didn't like about the individual.
  • Drew realized she was doing the same thing by comparing companies.
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Drew's Reaction to Pain

  • Drew became more kind and empathetic when she experienced pain.
  • She grew up in a job heavy on gossip, rumor, and hearsay.
  • Drew found that everybody loves an interesting story.
  • She learned to not hold onto pain and to keep moving forward.
  • Drew believes that pain can make you a better person if you let it.
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Drew's Advice on Love

  • Drew believes that love is about finding someone who makes you feel like the best version of yourself.
  • She thinks that it's important to be honest and vulnerable in a relationship.
  • Drew advises people to not stay stuck and to keep moving forward.
  • She believes that it's important to have self-love before finding love with someone else.
  • Drew thinks that it's okay to make mistakes and to learn from them.
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Self-Accountability and Personal Growth

  • Drew Barrymore does not like gossiping and avoids people who talk trash about others.
  • She holds herself critically accountable for her actions and reactions.
  • She works with a therapist who does not deal in toxicity and helps her break cycles and patterns.
  • She has learned to recognize triggers and handle situations differently.
  • She believes in the mastery of reaction and the importance of personal growth.
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Breaking Bad Habits and Patterns

  • Drew Barrymore struggled with drinking and realized it was a symptom of many problems.
  • She stopped drinking for two years and asked her therapist to take her back.
  • She did not do it for anyone else but herself.
  • She believes doing things for others can be dangerous and a burden.
  • She is now doing the best work she has done in 10 years with her therapist.
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Codependency and Individuality

  • Drew Barrymore admits to being a codependent with her kids.
  • She believes in taking care of her side of the street and letting others take care of theirs.
  • She recognizes that she and her kids are their own individuals.
  • She believes in doing things for others but not at the expense of personal growth.
  • She works with her therapist to find a balance between codependency and individuality.
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Spirituality and Inner Work

  • Drew Barrymore was in touch with spirituality as a teenager.
  • She believes in the importance of inner work.
  • She works with her therapist to find inner peace and balance.
  • She believes in the power of positive energy and surrounding herself with people who do not deal in toxicity.
  • She believes in the beauty of the Imago Theory and being drawn to people who look like us.
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Inner Work

  • Drew Barrymore talks about the importance of building a rich inner life.
  • She explains that the inner world is the only place where you can truly tap into your reactions, processing, and control.
  • She admits to spending most of her life being an extrovert and going outwards.
  • She says that she is now excited and ready to do the inner work.
  • She believes that there is much to be done inside your inner self.
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Self-Forgiveness

  • Drew Barrymore talks about the importance of self-forgiveness.
  • She admits that she was never taught what forgiveness was of herself.
  • She says that she has learned along the way far ahead of self-forgiveness.
  • She believes that forgiveness is a new concept for her.
  • She admits that it is like an open wound and it is not sewed up shut yet by any means.
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Extraordinary Circumstances

  • Drew Barrymore talks about how kids go through crazy stuff.
  • She admits that she was in an institution for two years that her mom put her in.
  • She says that a lot of kids are usually cries for help and probably not their fault always.
  • She believes that she is one of many that just kind of had stuff to deal with that ideally kids didn't have to deal with.
  • She talks about kids who are challenged economically or are trying to get somewhere.
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Unjudgmental Landscape

  • Drew Barrymore talks about growing up in a very unjudgmental landscape.
  • She explains that Hollywood is real open-minded and liberal.
  • She says that artistic people are kind of like a Live and Let Live Group which is super cool.
  • She admits to being forgiving of other people.
  • She believes that growing up in an unjudgmental landscape was great for her.
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Forgiveness and Liberation

  • Forgiveness is not a gift to someone else, it is a gift to yourself.
  • Forgiveness is not a technique or a button, it is a true and authentic feeling.
  • The ultimate form of liberation is change.
  • Stopping drinking was a lifestyle choice that helped Drew feel liberated.
  • Forgiving someone to feel better doesn't work, forgiveness must be authentic and without wanting anything in return.
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Letting Go of Shame and Guilt

  • Shame and guilt are always present, even in confident people.
  • Drew's relationship with her mom caused her pain, guilt, and shame.
  • Drew is working on letting go of this pain and guilt with her therapist.
  • It's not easy to let go of shame and guilt, but it's necessary for personal growth.
  • Drew doesn't want to carry this pain and guilt with her for the rest of her life.
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The Importance of Seeking Guidance

  • If someone is not helping you grow, it's not a good sign.
  • External change is not enough, inner change is necessary for personal growth.
  • Therapists who quit on you can be inspiring because it means they believe in your ability to change.
  • Seeking guidance, wisdom, therapy, or spiritual leadership is important for personal growth.
  • There is a lot of work that needs to be done to achieve personal growth.
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The Irony of Forgiveness

  • Forgiveness is a gift to yourself, not to the person you are forgiving.
  • Forgiveness is necessary for personal liberation, but it must be authentic and without wanting anything in return.
  • Trying to forgive someone to feel better doesn't work.
  • The ultimate form of liberation is change.
  • Stopping drinking was a lifestyle choice that helped Drew feel liberated.
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Drew's Struggle with Negative Emotions

  • Drew struggled with negative emotions like pain, guilt, and shame.
  • She realized that these emotions were not serving her well.
  • She compared these emotions to bad roommates that she needed to evict.
  • Drew felt that she was running out of time and needed to take charge of her life.
  • She wanted to know what the B-side of her life would be like.
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Drew's Approach to Moving Forward

  • Drew does not stay stuck in negative emotions.
  • She believes in taking charge and not blaming others for her problems.
  • Drew suggests doing simple tasks like cleaning or listening to music to feel better.
  • She believes in tough love and having friends who hold up mirrors to you.
  • Drew had a therapist who helped her family confront their issues in a non-aggressive way.
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