For any woman who has ever bought a self-help book and wondered why she bothered (P. Now that I know he's just not that into me, where do I go from there? Jennifer Love Hewitt is a self-proclaimed "love-aholic" and hopeless romantic (her middle name is Love, after all! She has been lucky and unlucky in love, and lived to tell about it---and she's done it all in the spotlight.
Much has been written about her love life---some true, most made up to sell magazines.
But I don't dislike Hewitt or wish to pile on her for being a junkie for romance, among other trademark J-Love traits.
She's living her truth, and her truth happens to walk the line between mildly irritating and sort of endearing.
So offering relationship advice to millions of women could be seen as a bit rich from a woman who has problems with her own.
You watched her grow up on Party of Five and run for her life in I Know What You Did Last Summer.
Now Jennifer Love Hewitt stars in The Ghost Whisperer on CBS as Melinda Gordon, a woman who communicates with ghosts.
She also has written a book, The Day I Shot Cupid: Hello, My Name Is Jennifer Love Hewitt and I'm a Love-aholic (Voice, .99, on sale today).
Q: Is it hard still having to work with him on the show? I know that I love being able to give my love out to someone. I wasn't necessarily saying I actually am a love-aholic. A: Candles were laid out for me on a beach, and they led to a table for dinner. For publication consideration in the newspaper, send comments to [email protected]
(Kennedy plays a professor who can hear but not see ghosts.) A: It's fine. I was trying to say that this book is me being willing enough to be vulnerable — that if I was in a meeting for people who wanted to fall in love, I would probably be the one to stand up and go, "I'm Jennifer Love Hewitt and I'm a love-aholic." Q: But you are an eternal optimist about true love? Include name, phone number, city and state for verification. You share in the USA TODAY community, so please keep your comments smart and civil.