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    Dax Shepard Got Real About The Jealousy That He's Experienced In His Relationship With Kristen Bell

    "There was a ton of jealousy at the beginning of the relationship, for pretty good reasons."

    Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell have gone through it like any other couple.

    Dax Shepard (L) and Kristen Bell arrive to the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards

    While talking about their relationship on The Drew Barrymore Show, Shepard revealed what it was like to date Bell when they first got together — and spoiler alert! It wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows.

    Dax Shepard (L) and Kristen Bell pose by the beach

    "My wife's incredibly confident, as she should be," he said. However, Shepard noted that “there was a ton of jealousy at the beginning of [their] relationship.”

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    “For pretty good reasons,” he said.

    Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell attend the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter

    "I had been in an open relationship for nine years. I was blacked out a big chunk of my life. You know, there were a lot of things for her to be concerned about."

    Dax Shepard attends the 2019 ABC Walt Disney Television Upfront

    "I'd say once we got engaged, some kind of switch for me seemed to change," he explained. "And I find her to be incredibly not jealous, which is an incredibly hot characteristic in a partner."

    Dax Shepard (L) and Kristen Bell attend the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards

    You can say that again! Bell also explained that it was “nerve-wracking” to date Shepard knowing “his history of recovery” and him being a “big force.”

    Dax Shepard (L) and Kristen Bell laugh together at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter

    However, she said that she was able to look past all of that because she’s always been “a big believer in forgiveness and second chances.”

    Dax Shepard (L) and Kristen Bell arrive at the 86th Annual Academy Awards

    “I was like, no, he's got it inside of him. He's got all this goodness. And I have been proven right!"

    Dax Shepard (L) and Kristen Bell at the People's Choice Awards 2017

    You can watch the rest of Shepard and Bell's interview on The Drew Barrymore Show below:

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