Los Angeles, April 13: Actress Cameron Diaz says she is grateful to all her former boyfriends as she believes they helped in making her know herself better.
The "The Other Woman" actress previously dated celebrities like Justin Timberlake, Jared Leto, Matt Dillon and New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez.
In the May issue of the US edition of InStyle magazine, the actress said: "I'm grateful for all of it - whether it was something quick and passing or something that lingered too long.
"There is not one thing I've been through that hasn't been a lesson that led me to this moment, and I can't believe how great life keeps getting."
The 41-year-old actress is currently single and thinks women shouldn't feel under the pressure to get married.
Adding to what she feels, Diaz said: "A lot of people chase after it because they've been told, 'This equals happiness.' They chase it, they get it, and they find out, 'Why did I think this was going to make me happy?"