Ethan Hawke is content with his life now. However, things weren't always going so well with the actor. He tells The Guardian that he suffered a dark period following his divorce from Uma Thurman in 2004.
He said, "I call it the black years. It was really difficult. It was difficult in ways I couldn't even see at the time. There was the obvious way in which it was difficult - the death of a dream, the inability to parent in the way that you want to. But for me it was - what's that Dante quote? 'At the midpoint of my life, I've come to the part of the forest where the straight way is lost.' Nothing teaches you like getting leveled. And I got leveled in my early 30s."
Hawke, 41, added, "Nothing went exactly the way I thought it would. Wait a second: love isn't real..."
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