By Meranda Yslas

After 26 years of being a Hollywood couple, country singer Reba McEntire and Narvel Blackstock are separating. According to UsMagazine.coma rep announced that although their celebrity marriage is coming to an end, “They continue to support each other.” There is no word, however, if the exes have filed for a celebrity divorce. Over the course of their romantic relationship, the two have one child together, race car driver Shelby Blackstock.

This long-lived celebrity marriage ended up not working out. How do you know if your relationship has staying power?

Cupid’s Advice:

Although Reba and Narvel’s celebrity marriage lasted over 26 years, it seems as if their relationship and love life didn’t have what it takes to last. Cupid has some tips so that you and your partner will stick together:

1. Keeping it fun: It is often when a couple falls into a routine that the relationship becomes boring and lacks luster. Having spontaneous date nights will keep the relationship fresh and exciting.

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2. Expressing your love: If you and your significant other have been dating or married for a long time, saying “I love you” may not occur as frequently. However, it’s important to remind each other how you feel.

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3. It’s okay to ask for help: Some romantic relationships need outside help for solving problems and that’s okay. Seeking out a couples counselor may be what you and your partner need.

How have you and your lover maintained a long relationship? Share below.