7 Celebrity Couples Who Prove That Living Apart Can Make Relationships Stronger



Most of us have this idealistic picture in mind when we think about romantic relationships. We meet “the one,” date them for some time, get married, and live happily ever after. But this beautiful formula doesn’t say anything about what happens once you tie the knot. Turns out, the way long-term relationships work is unique for each couple, and not everyone spends all their time together.

1. Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk

7 Celebrity Couples Who Prove That Living Apart Can Make Relationships Stronger

Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband, Brad Falchuk, found an unconventional living situation that works just fine for them. Most of the time (4 nights a week) they live together, but the rest of the time Brad Falchuk lives in a different house. Seems like the couple struck their perfect balance of shared time and personal space.

2. Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick

This celebrity couple is definitely an example of a long-lasting relationship — they got married back in 1997 and have 3 children together. When asked about the secret of their success, the actress pointed out the importance of spending time apart: “We have lives that allow us to be away and come back together.”