According to the Daily Mail, Bullock, who divorced the motorcycle customizer in 2010 after his well-publicized cheating, said of the split, "I've been on the floor and I've been heartbroken. I didn't know how I was going to stand up. But I just gave it time."
Fans of America's sweetheart actress were shocked when James was exposed as a philanderer by multiple women, including tattooed stripper Michelle "Bombshell" McGee.
"You don't think it will pass when you're in the middle of it, but it does," Bullock sighed in a recent interview.
And the 49-year-old single mom's adorable adopted toddler son, Louis, has taught her to laugh again.
"Now I see things through his eyes," she said.
"I'm so lucky to have what I have. I have a beautiful child and friends and family I adore."