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Drew Barrymore has talked more about how she was a mess after her divorce from husband Will Kopelman.

The Charlie’s Angels star, 48, shared this week that she was in such a destructive spiral her therapist, Barry Michels, quit on her.

‘He just said, “I can’t do this anymore,”‘ she revealed to the Los Angeles Times. ‘It was really about my drinking. I said, “I get it. I’ve never respected you more. You see I’m not getting better. And I hope, one day, that I can earn your trust back.”‘

The E.T. star, who shares daughters Olive, 10, and Frankie, eight, with her ex, started drinking heavily when her marriage failed.

The Ever After actress – who revealed her messy bedroom to fans – wanted her daughters to have the nuclear family she didn’t have growing up and her divorce felt like a personal failure. 

Getting healthy: Drew Barrymore is keeping it real and admitting she was in a destructive spiral with alcohol and her therapist quit on her

Getting healthy: Drew Barrymore is keeping it real and admitting she was in a destructive spiral with alcohol and her therapist quit on her

Divorce drama: The E.T. star, who shares daughters Olive, 10, and Frankie, eight, with her ex, Will Kopelman, started drinking heavily when her marriage failed

Divorce drama: The E.T. star, who shares daughters Olive, 10, and Frankie, eight, with her ex, Will Kopelman, started drinking heavily when her marriage failed

Even Drew’s friends noticed her spiral. Cameron Diaz, 50, called it ‘difficult to watch.’

‘But I knew that if we all stuck with her and gave her the support she needed, she would find her way,’ Diaz revealed to the L.A. Times.  

‘I have absolute faith in her. You can’t even comprehend how hard it was to be her as a child, and then she shot out the other end with the ability to save herself.’

The 50 First Dates actress was married to Kopelman from 2012 to 2016. 

She spent a few years post-divorce drinking to numb the pain. When she started her talk show, The Drew Barrymore Show, in 2019, she had an epiphany.  

‘I think the opportunity at a show like this really hit me,’ she said. ‘I was like, “I can’t handle this unless I’m in a really clear place.”‘

The Santa Clarita Diet alum put down the bottle after she shot the pilot of her talk show.

And two years after her therapist quit on her, she got back in touch with him and they started working together again.

Family matters: She wanted her daughters to have the nuclear family she didn't have growing up and her divorce felt like a personal failure

Family matters: She wanted her daughters to have the nuclear family she didn’t have growing up and her divorce felt like a personal failure

Deja vu: Drew had a battle with drugs and alcohol as a teenager and went to rehab multiple times

Deja vu: Drew had a battle with drugs and alcohol as a teenager and went to rehab multiple times

She realized the only person she wasn’t rooting for was herself.

‘You seem to be so inspired by everybody else, but you treat yourself like s—. When are you going to be enough for yourself,’ she said.

Drew had been down this path before. When she was 13, she entered rehab for drug and alcohol abuse.

At 14, she attempted suicide and went back to rehab. 

When a tabloid outed her, she decided to write her story in the memoir Little Girl Lost in 1990.

‘Day by day Drew Barrymore is making it,’ the book jacket said. ‘She knows other kids can make it too.’

Drew became emancipated from her parents at age 15 and moved into her own apartment in West Hollywood.

Now, she’s gotten sober one more time.

Sobriety: Now the 50 First Dates star is sober once again and back to working with her therapist

Sobriety: Now the 50 First Dates star is sober once again and back to working with her therapist

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