Want to know what the newly-engaged Drew Barrymore thinks about life and love? Find out in the new February issue of InStyle, where our cover girl opens up about her cute beau, Will Kopelman. “He’s lovely,” she says. “He’s very, very nice. It’s really positive. I’m super-happy. We go on group trips and spend holidays together—there’s a lot of love! And that is really nice and very different from the way I grew up, which was more unstable and inconsistent, with a lot of highs and lows. It’s funny, when I was younger, I used to say I’d hate a flat line—that I want the ups and downs, the rollercoaster. But I’m actually really enjoying the flat line.” She goes on to emphasize the importance of striking the perfect work/life balance, which allows her to run her own production firm and star in films, like the upcoming Big Miracle, in theaters February 3rd. “I’m pushing 40,” she tells us. “I feel like those things that I always aspired to are finally being realized. I used to be afraid to let go of the intensity. I thought the work would suffer. But the lesson is, No, it’s still good, and I’m a lot happier—and less of a nervous kid.” Read more of our exclusive interview with Barrymore in the latest issue, on newsstands Friday.

Cover: Max Mara dress, Tiffany & Co. earrings, Alexis Bittar and Manon Von Gerkan rings, Dolce & Gabbana bracelet. Photo: Dior coat, Chanel top, Dolce & Gabbana skirt, Bulgari, Harry Winston, and Tiffany & Co. rings.

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