Cupid's Pulse Article: Ricki Lake Files for Divorce From Christian EvansCupid's Pulse Article: Ricki Lake Files for Divorce From Christian Evans

By Amanda Boyer

It is officially over! According to, Ricki Lake filed for divorce from her husband, Christian Evans, on Oct. 16 . The couple has been married for two and a half years since 2010. Lake has now been through two marriages and has two children.

What are some ways to strengthen your marriage before resorting to divorce?

Cupid’s Advice:

If your marriage feels like it is on a downhill spiral, read ahead for some advice from Cupid to strengthen your bond before resorting to divorce:

1. Memories: Go through old videos, tapes, pictures, and just anything that reminds you of the journey of love you have been on with your partner. This can spark old feelings and the bring back the reasons you fell in love in the first place.

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2. Be honest: Being open and honest about how you feel and what is going wrong will be beneficial to both of you. This will allow you to come agreements on situations and show you how to fix others with compromise.

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3. Get help if needed: If you think you could both use professional help, do not hesitate to do so. Sometimes having a mediator helps the process and creates a safe place to sort things out.

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