I seem to have attracted everyone whose intentions were not the best."A June 1997 profile recounts Bullock as having some professional and personal issues on the set of the legal drama as well, in part because of the breakdown of her relationship with Padilla."I had to look at myself and go, 'I'm responsible for so many things now, what am I choosing to hold close to my heart? ' You learn what you're made of," she cryptically reflected to the magazine."I could have thrown in the towel, or I could just put my head down and say, 'OK, give me a windbreaker, I'm going in.' And it was beautiful to realize that your friends are not just hanging in for the good times.We're friends." Adding "just" would "probably be a bit of a lie," she admitted."So I'd say we're friends."She said that Gosling had helped her, a self-professed OCD type, "to chill."I'm just saying go out and have a conversation and know that they find you attractive and go, 'Okay, I'm not the piece of trash that I thought I was two days ago.' Allow yourself a week or two to eat bonbons and be depressed but then make your friends take you out. I've never been in a place that I couldn't get out of.The worst parts of being dumped or breaking up is the night time, going to sleep and wanting to fall asleep and wondering where they are every second of the time."That being said, Bullock didn't believe that rebounding was going to solve all her problems. Yes, sometimes you stay in a place for a while because you're trying to figure out.
He brought out everything in me that was good, that was bad, that was suppressed," she told Barbara Walters in 1996, explaining how she had always held people at arm's length prior to dating Donovan. And knowing him was the greatest gift to myself and to my personality—and to my work, in sort of opening the door."The actress shot down Walters' suggestion that perhaps it was her fame surpassing Donovan's that helped bring about the end. Because two good, honest people, just because it doesn't work doesn't mean they can't stay friends..doesn't make anybody the bad guy.
Maybe saying 'I love you' in German could be easier for me."At the time, though, while on the verge of another hit with , she said, "I love working, but I also enjoy this nesting period I'm in...
I've narrowed my dating prospects down to one person. I don't know what that will be, but there's so much joy now.
"You take two people who normally can't leave the house, who don't know if people are with them for the right reasons, and they get paired up because they have chemistry, and they happen to fall in love."Not exactly excluding actors from the picture, she also told the mag, "I love people who are artistic, confident, and even cocky but with an underlying modesty that is humbling.
They also have to have a wicked sense of humor, and I have to feel challenged.