Drew Barrymore praised for her authenticity as she opens up about dating

Drew Barrymore's arms and heart appear to be wide open and ready to welcome a new love into her life.

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Though private, the star never shies away from getting candid with her fans and viewers of The Drew Barrymore Show about where she stands when it comes to dating and its struggles.

Her latest update couldn't be more heartfelt, as the daytime television host touched on dating after her divorce, dating as a single mom, and welcoming the ideas of either staying single or having someone by her side.

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The touching conversation came about when Drew had Anna Chlumsky, who most recently starred in Netflix's Inventing Anna, give her a tarot reading live on-air.

When the actress asked her to pose a question as the reading began, the mom-of-two posed a bold and revelatory one, asking: "Will I see him again?" which immediately prompted intrigued gasps from the audience.

The Riding in Cars with Boys lead was drawn to a card revealed as the eight of cups, and the drawing in it portrayed a hiker walking solo through mountains by the sea and a sketch of eight pink goblets.

The heartfelt conversation about love

When asked whether she identified with the solo hiker, the actress could not have been more candid, saying: "I am definitely the solo hiker, I am. I've never entered relationships as a whole person…"

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She went on to explain: "Now that I'm kind of open to dating again after six years… and being a single mom and raising my kids and their dad is happily married – his side of the street is great and happy and healthy – I'm like, 'Oh maybe.'"


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Drew was totally honest about how much inner work she had done and her growth, saying: "I have never felt like this in my life, so I'm very happy being the solo hiker," which was received with immediate applause from the crowd.

Fans raved about her transparency and openness when the clip from the show was shared on social media, commenting: "This is awesome - this is what TV needs!" and: "Drew, you are my absolute fave!" as well as: "You are so authentic."

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