By Mallory McDonald

One of Hollywood’s strongest couples is no more. People are left reeling after the recent celebrity news hit that Angelina Jolie has filed for celebrity divorce from Brad Pitt. According to, TMZ reported that Jolie filed legal documents this Monday citing irreconcilable differences. The couple has not been spotted together since July, and multiple sources have confirmed the split. This celebrity couple seemed to have it all, but something in the relationship could not be mended. Lots of people, including us, are dying to know what went wrong!

This celebrity news has us disbelieving. What are some ways to work on your marriage before resorting to divorce?

Cupid’s Advice: 

Making marriage work is one of the hardest things to do. That is why Cupid is here to give some relationship advice on how to work on your marriage before resorting to divorce:

1. Communicate: It can seem redundant how often you hear the advice to communicate with your partner. That is simply because it is the best thing you can do for your relationship. Without it, the marriage will never survive.

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2. Counseling: It is okay to admit that you are struggling in your marriage. Not everyone is equipped with the skills of a relationship coach or a relationship specialist. Sometimes, if you want to make your relationship work you need to seek professional help.

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3. Simplicity: It can be very easy in a marriage to make things complicated. Try to simple down your relationship to the basics. What are you looking for from your partner, and what do they need from you? Try to answer that simple question for each other and work from there.

How do you work on your marriage in the face of a divorce? Comment below!