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Can Celebrities Actually Have Enduring, Healthy Relationships?

Posted In: Hope After Divorce Articles, Relationship Experts
Cupid's Pulse Article: Can Celebrities Actually Have Enduring, Healthy Relationships?
George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis. Photo: Janet Mayer / PR Photos

By Amy Osmond Cook, Ph.D.

Cheating.  Scandal.  Divorce.  Too often, celebrity relationships end as a result of one of these unfortunate scenarios.  Just this summer, George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis, J.Lo and Marc Anthony, Derek Jeeter and Minka Kelly, and Cameron Diaz and Alex Rodriguez called it quits.  Even Buzz Aldrin and his wife of 23 years couldn’t make it last.

As celebrity breakups continue to provide headlines for the supermarket tabloids, we are sometimes left wondering, “Does anyone stay together, anymore?”

Fortunately, the answer is “yes.”  Celebrities who take “for better or worse” seriously may not make the headlines, but they are out there.  Two of those people are my aunt and uncle, Donny and Debbie Osmond.

Donny and Debbie were married in 1978 and have survived the highs and lows of show business together for 33 years.  I asked Debbie how she and Donny have made their relationship last when so many have failed.  In characteristic humility, she credits God and her family for helping to keep their relationship strong.  But she also has a few practical tips:

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