Gwen Stefani is "grateful" for her marriage breakdown.
The 46-year-old singer admits it is "still painful" to think about the end of her relationship with Gavin Rossdale - who she was married to for 13 years before they split last August - but she is trying to be thankful for what has happened because she has now made an album she is proud of and found love again with Blake Shelton.
8 April 2016
Speaking on 'Good Morning America', she said: "It's super hard to have your family break up.
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"I have gone through a lot, but I feel like you have to be grateful for that. Because if I didn't do that, then I wouldn't have this. And so you have to be grateful for all of it."
Gwen - who has three sons, Kingston, nine, Zuma, seven and Apollo, two, with Gavin - poured her heartbreak into an album, 'This Is What The Truth Feels Like' in order to help herself "heal".
She said: "I felt like, 'Wow, I can't go down. This is not who I am. I'm not going to fail.'
"I had to make something good out of it. So I tried to write because I know that that was my gift. And I was like, 'I'm going to do this. I'm going to make this into music.'
"I just want to write a record. I don't care about anything except for getting this out, and healing, and being honest, and real, and truthful."
The 'Make Me Like You' singer didn't even care if the record was a success or not.
She added: "Like, why would that matter to me at this point? Like, nothing matters. I'm just trying not to die right now."