Julianne Hough is still filled with excitement when she talks about her life with Brooks Laich, whom she married in July. In fact, the former "Dancing With The Stars" pro-turned-judge admitted that she is looking forward to taking on this new chapter in her life.

The actress also explained how things changed after she tied the knot with the NHL player. She went on to admit that she has matured since she and Brooks Laich settled down.

Hough talks marriage and career

Even Julianne Hough's friends have noticed the positive changes in her after she got married.

Some of them would even ask for her secret to a happy relationship, while others seek advice on marriage. The actress-singer said her day-to-day life has remained as it is although their union has given her a profound feeling for her other half.

Although Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich have only been married for almost three months, the former "Dancing with the Stars" pro-turned-judge admitted she is already excited to see the future with her husband. The actress added that marriage has made her even more independent, stronger, full, and enriched despite the fact that she now has someone to lean on in life.

She even recounted what it used to be when she was still single and realized the many changes that happened to her ever since she has decided to spend the rest of her life with that one special person.

Actress leaves 'DWTS' to pursue acting

The "Burlesque" actress also talked about the things her husband has taught her after they got married. She specifically noted his advice about pursuing and protecting the things she loves, regardless of what he has to say.

Hence, Julianne Hough has decided to give up her "Dancing with the Stars" gig to focus on her acting career.

The "Grease: Live" star confirmed her departure from the dance program a few days before the new season premiered on September 18.

The actress is currently gearing up for her new movie, titled "Bigger," which will also star Tyler Hoechlin, Aneurin Barnard, and Kevin Durand. For the upcoming film, the two-time "Dancing with the Stars" champion has been working out and eating healthy to achieve the desired figure for her character.

When asked if she plans to retire from dancing, Julianne Hough explained that dancing is part of her entirety as a person. She added that her departure from "Dancing with the Stars" does not mean she is totally giving up dancing.