Cupid's Pulse Article: Tennis Legend Martina Navratilova and Longtime Partner Julia Lemigova Are MarriedCupid's Pulse Article: Tennis Legend Martina Navratilova and Longtime Partner Julia Lemigova Are Married

By Maggie Manfredi

They tied the knot! According to UsMagazine.comMartina Navratilova and Julia Lemigova were married on Monday, Dec. 15. The private ceremony was held at Peninsula Hotel in New York. The tennis legend stated, “It’s just really odd. I’m 58 years old and I got married for the first time. It’s about time, right? Growing up as a gay woman, you just don’t think about that, but then about 10 years ago I thought, ‘In about 10 years, gay marriage will be legal,’ and here we are.” The model and grand slam title holder have been dating since 2006.

How do you know when you’re ready to marry your longtime love?

Cupid’s Advice: 

If you have been together with your significant other for a long time but still haven’t tied the knot, how do you know when you’re ready? Cupid has some thoughts:

1. Share similar goals: Do you have the same dreams for your future together? Knowing what each of you expects for the coming years will be a good indication of whether or not you should get married.

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2. Talk about it: Since you’ve been together for so long, it’ll be important to discuss your next step. Is it a shared commitment you both want to make? What kind of ceremony would you want to have? Is there anything that needs to happen before you pop the question?

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3. Make it official: If you have been happy and in love for a long time, why not make it official? Have a celebration of your love and dedication to each other and put a ring on that finger!

Do you have similar story of waiting to wed? Share your thoughts or stories with us below!