Gwen Stefani Shares Just How Much Divorce 'Shattered' Her Family Dreams

Gwen Stefani divorce shattered dreamsWhen you think of this rocker, you probably wouldn't immediately think of her having old-fashioned, girl-next-door values, but Gwen Stefani reveals that her divorce shattered her dreams for the traditional married life and the family she'd always imagined. 


When you picture Stefani, with her glam makeup and ultra-cool hairstyles, you wouldn't think that she grew up secretly hoping to turn out just like her parents. But Gwen told Harper's Bazaar, "My dreams were shattered. All I wanted my whole life was to have babies, be married, like what my parents have."

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We've always admired Gwen for being a super-cool, hands-on mom, but what she said about sharing custody of her three adorable sons with ex Gavin Rossdale really cuts to the heart of why her marriage's ending is doubly hard for her: "It was so inane because not only did my family break up, but then my kids are taken away like half the time, so that was really like, 'What?! What did I do?'"

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As a mom, I feel like that has to break your heart. As any divorced parent knows, holidays, vacations, birthdays, and more all have to be worked out. Those little moments that you take for granted have to be orchestrated to consider your custody agreement.

Sure, Gwen has bounced back, embarking on a sizzling romance with country crooner Blake Shelton, but it certainly sounds like starting over in her mid-40s was never part of her life plan.


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Hearing her speak so honestly about this situation only makes us like her more. We know Gwen is one tough lady who will make the best of a bad situation. We just wish she didn't have to go through it in the first place.  


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