Justin Bieber says he is now motivated by 'truth and love' after teen struggles

He rose to fame at the young age of 13 and became an instant pop star. 

But Justin Bieber is now opening up about the struggles he faced with 'insecurities and frustrations,' during his teen years. 

In a lengthy Instagram Story posted Sunday night the 26-year-old singer said that after coming from a modest upbringing he struggled to keep his childhood values. 

Opening up: Justin Bieber is now opening up about the struggles he faced with 'insecurities and frustrations,' during his teen years

Opening up: Justin Bieber is now opening up about the struggles he faced with 'insecurities and frustrations,' during his teen years 

'I come from a small town in Stratford Ontario Canada,' the Sorry hitmaker wrote. 'I didn't have material things and was never motivated by money or fame I just loved music.' 

'But as I became a teenager I let my insecurities and frustrations dictate what I put my value in,' he said of the young fame and success he achieved as a young teen. 

During the peak of his success Justin had many public experiences that caused an uproar, including being forced to leave a monkey in Germany after not having proper clearances to bring the animal back to the U.S. 

In January 2014, Bieber was arrested for alleged drunk driving and drag racing.  

Humble beginnings: 'I come from a small town in Stratford Ontario Canada,' the Sorry hitmaker wrote. 'I didn't have material things and was never motivated by money or fame I just loved music'

Humble beginnings: 'I come from a small town in Stratford Ontario Canada,' the Sorry hitmaker wrote. 'I didn't have material things and was never motivated by money or fame I just loved music' 

Young success: He rose to fame at the young age of 13 and became an instant pop star (pictured in 2009)

Young success: He rose to fame at the young age of 13 and became an instant pop star (pictured in 2009)

 'My values slowly started to change,' he said. 'I let ego and power takeover and my relationships suffered because of it.' 

Adding that now he truly desires 'healthy relationships,' and that he now wants 'to be motivated by truth and love.' 

'I want to be aware of my blind spots and learn from them,' he added. 'I want to be aware of my blind spots and learn from them.' 

'I want to walk in the plans god had for me and

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