Listen up, men: Sheryl Crow would love to be married

Jul 16, 2014 at 4:26 p.m. ET
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Sheryl Crow has enjoyed relationships with famous men including Eric Clapton, Owen Wilson and disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong, but her failed relationships have not stopped her wanting to find love.

The "All I Wanna Do" hit maker opened up to Good Housekeeping for its August cover story and revealed that even after three failed engagements, she still has old-fashioned values and would love to finally make it down the aisle.

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"I would love to get married — I'm still old-fashioned. But I don't think marriage is the be-all and end-all. It's better to have three broken engagements than three divorces," the singer confessed.

While Crow may want to marry in the future, she's well rid of some of her past boyfriends, because a few of them actually made her feel insignificant.

"I had always gone out with guys who were highly successful, which would seem like it would put me at an equal level," Crow told the magazine. "But what ends up happening is that one of you becomes smaller — and it was always me. It's always the woman. I mean, I don't know if it's always the woman, but I do think sometimes in order for one person's light to shine, everyone else has to dim theirs."

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However, Crow was smart enough to move on with her life and leave her negative relationships in the past. It was then that she realized she wanted to have children, and adopted her two sons Wyatt, now 7, in 2007 and Levi, now 4, in 2010.

"They understand that they came out of different tummies," she explained. "But they also believe, as do I, that God put us together. They know how blessed I am to get to be their mommy. So when they're mad that I won't let them play video games, I say, 'God put me in charge. I'm raising you-all the best that I can, and some decisions are not fun.'"

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