"I get into the good stuff about my marriage because people have only gotten the rotten stuff," she told Us Weekly on Sunday at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric Aids Carnival in L.A. "There was a beautiful love story between he and I and I know that it went the way it went, but I talk more about how I felt during that time because I feel like a lot of women can relate to that."
Richards, who has two daughters (Lola, 6, and Sammy, 7) with Sheen, said the memoir is "not a tell-all."
"Nobody can replace Charlie [on Two and a Half Men]," she said. "The show was written for him and he was so brilliant at it, but I think the creators of the show are very brilliant and the show is very well written so I think Ashton [Kutcher] will make it his own. Many actors have replaced someone. I am sad to see Charlie not on the show, but it is what it is."