To many, Rick Springfield has achieved pop culture status both as an actor as Dr. It's like, 'If I have sex with this pretty girl that's got to mean something -- she is OK with having sex with me.
So there must be something OK about me' -- because you start so far down in your own self-esteem. That's my home down there, and I've had to fight that depression all of my life.
The singer and actor, 61, admits that his addiction has crushed his wife Barbara, with whom he has two sons. I was there mentally.
I was ready to go.
I've tried to show in the book how much a gift my life has been because I didn't succeed. The experiences that he went through are reflected in his songs, especially the ones that are af. It was sexual angst at its worst.
I only write songs like that when I'm worried about something or when I'm stressed about. And that was a lot of the Lawt.
In addition to his memoir, Springfield is on tour beginning on Nov. During that event, the rocker will host a concert at the British Colonial Hilton in Nassau.