In today’s celebrity society, we are all well aware of how quickly a relationship may fizzle out. With that said, there are certain celebrity couples who continue to give us the butterflies in our stomachs, and we can’t stop gushing over how great they seem to be for one another. Although most couples prefer to tie the knot in order to express their commitment to stand by each other through thick and thin, there are some who have demonstrated that you do not need to be tied together by a simple piece of paper in order to maintain a healthy, fulfilling relationship over the long haul. Here is a list of 40 such long-term couples who are still going strong despite the fact that they have not exchanged wedding vows.
Their relationship had its fair share of ups and downs over the years
Their 35-year relationship has become a symbol of the “not married, but still together” movement. Their four adult children, who include actors Oliver Hudson and Kate Hudson, as well as Boston Russell and Wyatt Russell, seem to be satisfied with the couple’s unconventional lifestyle.
A number of infidelity claims have surfaced over the years between the two, and Goldie even revealed to People magazine that monogamy was a challenge for her to maintain.