Sometimes, you've just gotta follow your heart.
Patrick Dempsey spoke to ET's Carly Steel at the Bridget Jones' Baby premiere in New York on Monday, where the 50-year-old actor opened up about fighting for love after he reconcilied with his wife of over 15 years, Jillian, after the two filed for divorce in January 2015.
"That's what my heart told me to do," Dempsey said.
The two have three children together, 14-year-old Tallula, and 9-year-old twins, Darby and Sullivan.
Watch the video below for more on what caused Dempsey not to give up on his marriage.