Until one day when it dawned on me: Playing a pregnant character on a television show being filmed in Las Vegas certainly didn't help matters.
There I was, sitting in a lonely trailer on set, staring down at my prosthetic baby bump, nowhere near that place in my own real life.
I was alone and not getting any younger, and it was terrifying.
I'd never been in a rush to get married, settle down, and have kids.
I enjoyed my easy freedom and independence, and though I was a totally great auntie, I'd never felt the overwhelming desire to procreate.
The "Love Happens" star is reportedly dating model-turned-actress Molly Sims.
When Sims made an appearance on "Chelsea Lately" last week to promote her new jewelry line, the actress found herself talking less about her new business venture and more about her personal life.
"I read somewhere that you were on a date with Aaron Eckhart the other night," host Chelsea Handler said, referring to reports that claimed the two were recently spotted dining together in Baton Rouge at Sullivan's Steakhouse.