Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Mom June Shannon Marries Sugar BearCupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity News: ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Mom June Shannon Marries Sugar Bear

By Jessica Conigliaro

Reality show mom June Shannon and her longtime beau Mike “Sugar Bear” Thompson finally tied the knot on Sunday, May 5. The ceremony, which took place in McIntyre, Georgia, was a “taped event,” according to Shannon, known as “Mama” on the show, and Thompson are already parents to Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson, 7, the feisty Toddlers & Tiaras pageant contestant with a penchant for outrageous one-liners.

What are some advantages to getting married?

Cupid’s Advice:

You and your partner have been together for a while now and are contemplating marriage. With the divorce rate as high as it is, you are both a little skeptical. Have no fear–Cupid is here to touch on the advantages of getting married:

1. Commitment: After dating your man for so long, you start to feel like nothing is changing in the relationship. Marriage offers a lifetime of commitment to the person you love. The years you spend together will be ever changing, bringing you both closer together.

2. Family: With marriage comes the possibility of starting a family. You gain the opportunity to have children with the man you chose to spend the rest of your life with. Getting married lets you have the family you’ve always dreamed of.

3. Life goals: When thinking abou the ideal life, you instantly think of a big house with a handsome husband and beautiful kids. Tying the knot to the person you love allows you to obtain all of your wishes for the future. Sharing and accomplishing life goals with your spouse make them even more special.

What were some advantages you found throughout your marriage? Share below.