"And I just thought that was so sweet, and this story really makes Johnny look good." Watch Gilbert's emotional revelation below.
The former child star opened up about realizing she was gay at a young age!
She shared her experience with her table-side co-hosts on "We started dating and he would come over and we would make out and then I would start to get depressed Johnny felt badly, I think, and started to take it personally and didn't know what was going on.
But she also spoke about still struggling to overcome her fears to this day. Beyond that, we do often say things like 'it gets better'—and it does get better.
I have an amazing life, but there can still be a struggle with it, and that's ok.
“It’s a process and there can be a part of you that doesn’t want to feel different or feel scared.” PHOTOS: Gay & Lesbian Hollywood The actress/talk show host explained that her former “Roseanne” co-star and former boyfriend helped her immensely.
“I thought he was super cute and I had a total crush on him,” she recalled.Confused, Galecki would take this personally, until she "eventually told him I thought it was about my sexuality and he was super sweet about it." PHOTOS: Out and proud celebs Gilbert then began a relationship with a woman, though she was nowhere near ready to go public with her secret. " Gilbert, who's engaged to Linda Perry, revealed that even now when "I talk about my sexuality on the show or in public I still feel really scared."I started dating a woman who was like 18 years older than I was, who was also in the public eye," she continued. So I'll try and act confident or I'll make jokes about it, but there's still a piece of me that goes 'Well, what is this costing me in my career?Its emotional for me, because we’re not together.” “I wouldn’t trade that time, it’s such a special time in my life,” she continues tearfully.“But then you see people in their 70s and you wonder how do they do it? And I would like to think that I can.” She goes on to mention their children together, six-year-old son Levi, and four-year-old daughter Sawyer.Sara Gilbert has been quiet about her break up with her partner of 10 years, television producer Alison Adler, in August.