Eric Dane doesn't want the poor choices he made in the past to affect his future, especially since the 41-year-old is all about family these days.

The San Francisco-native shares he's "really happy" with the life he's created, which includes wife of nearly 10 years, Rebecca Gayheart, and daughters Billie, 4, and Georgia, 2.

"I honestly think I'm exactly where I'm supposed to be at this moment in time," says the actor, who stars in the new TNT series The Last Ship.

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Eric with actress wife Rebecca in January

Despite his breakout role as "McSteamy" on the medical drama Grey's Anatomy in 2006, Eric has overcome more than a few hurdles over the last couple of years.

In 2009, a video leaked onto the Internet of Eric, Rebecca and another woman engaged in what reports called a threesome. Just two years later, he entered rehab for an addiction to painkillers which he became hooked on after suffering a sports injury.

"I was given copious amounts [of pills] to deal with the injury, and being a recovering alcoholic, it wasn't a great thing to do," he admits.

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Eric in a still from TNT's new series "The Last Ship"

"We've all made mistakes. My one regret is that I got the person I love most wrapped up in all that: Rebecca," the Valentine's Day star adds.

But he refuses to dwell on the past. "I never had a family, and now I do," Eric, whose father died when he was 7, tells People magazine. "[Rebecca and I] have two beautiful kids and our marriage is stronger than ever…I know I'm a very lucky guy."