April 25

The Secret Behind Inspiring Marriages in Country Music

Most people say that the key to a healthy and long-lasting relationship and marriage is understanding, patience, and trust. Further, there is no secret formula to have a perfect relationship; it’s a matter of compromise. You may ask your grandparents for tips on how they survived a healthy relationship. There’s a lot of trials that you will go through, but all you need to do is to be strong. For now, let us go ahead and check out the lovely spouse of our favorite country artists.

Furthermore, let’s check with them if they have any secret formula for a happy relationship.

Faith Hill and Tim McGraw

They are considered as country music’s power couple, and they have been married since 1996. Furthermore, they have been blessed with kids and it seems that their life is perfect. But, did you know that Tim McGraw almost lost his family due to his addiction? In an interview he said:

“When your wife tells you it’s gone too far, that’s a big wake-up call. That, and realizing you’re gonna lose everything you have. Not monetarily, not career-wise, but family-wise.” 

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Photo Credits: Tim McGraw/Official Facebook Home Page

Wow! Thanks to Faith Hill who enlightened and guided his husband.

Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks

It was love at first sight that brought them together. Trisha Yearwood was formerly married to Robert Reynold and Garth Brooks to Sandy Mahl. But, it seems that their feelings towards each other are more than friendship. They are happily married for 14 years and counting.

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Photo Credits: Garth Brooks/Official Facebook Home Page

Frederic Thiebaud and Shania Twain

Their first relationship was a disaster but it seems that everything is a blessing in disguise. During their hard days, both Frederick Thiebaud and Shania Twain leaned towards each other to overcome the heartache they experienced. This couple got married in 2011 in Puerto Rico.

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Photo Credits: www.mirror.co.uk

Johnny Cash and June Carter

They have been one of the most controversial couples in country music. In spite of this, their love conquered all odds. June Carter helped Cash to overcome his addiction and she stayed by his side until her last days. June passed away on May 15, 2003, and Johnny Cash followed 4 months later. Even though they are not perfect, their love story testifies that a little twist is more fun.

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Photo Credits: www.thevintagenews.com

Dolly Parton and Carl Dean

Their love story is one of the most private in the music industry. In spite of Dolly Parton being a famous singer, she managed to keep and cherish her relationship with Carl Dean. In addition, they have been together for 52 years now. Maybe it’s nice to keep your personal life away from the eyes of the public.

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Photo Credits: www.reddit.com

Brad Paisley and Kimberly Williams

Their love story started when Brad Paisley went to see the movie Father of the Bride. It seems that it was love at first sight with Kimberly Williams who was playing Annie Banks. From that moment on, he couldn’t get her out of his head. Kimberly appeared in two music videos of Paisley “Who Needs Picture” and “I’m Gonna Miss Her.” The couple got married in 2003, and they are living happily with their two children.

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Photo Credits: www.broadwayworld.com

George and Norma Strait

In most cases, couples who stand through the test of time will not last. But, it seems that George and Normal Strait is an exception to the rule. They eloped in Mexico in 1971 and later went back to Texas to have a formal wedding ceremony. Also, with their four decades of being together, trials seem to have made their love towards each other grow even stronger.  One of their lowest points in life is when their 13-year-old daughter died in an accident. Today, their marriage is as strong as a rock and they are enjoying their new role as grandparents.

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Photo Credits: heavy.com

 Joey and Rory Feek

Maybe they are considered as one of the strongest couples of all time. This lovely couple has been together since 2002 and they recorded songs together. Anyway, it was their unending love that moved the hearts of millions to follow their love story. In 2014, Joey was diagnosed with cervical cancer after giving birth to Indiana who had Down Syndrome. She had undergone a lot of treatment but after a year, her cancer returned and it was terminal. To date, Rory stopped performing since his beloved wife can no longer perform alongside him. He is now taking care of their children and still loves Joey very much.

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Photo Credits: Billboard

Chris Stapleton and Morgane Hayes

Their love story began when they met over a decade ago at a publishing house. Chris approached Morgane to ask for assistance in writing one of his songs. Apparently, that became their first date. Since then, they collaborated on similar projects including the first album of Chris Stapleton. Now, the couple is happily married enjoying the love they have towards each other.

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Photo Credits: articlebio.com

Lauren Akins and Thomas Rhett

This couple has been childhood sweethearts even in their high school days. Their teenage relationship did not last long but they remained good friends. The funny thing about their love story is that they did not get married until Laurens’s dad intervention. In an interview Thomas said:

 “Her dad called me and said, ‘If you don’t come over here tonight and tell Lauren how you feel about her, then I’m going to tell her how you feel about her,'”

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Photo Credits: www.nickiswift.com

Now, with the couples listed above, which love story got your attention? As you see, you don’t have to be involved in a dramatic scenario to have a perfect marriage. All you need to do is to find the perfect person who will stand by your side no matter what happens.

Isn’t it sweet to read some of these inspiring love stories? Which love story made you believe that it is possible to have a long-lasting relationship? Moreover, I hope that you were able to get ideas on how to keep your romance rolling from these lovely couples.


chris stapleton, Dolly Parton, faith hill, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Joey and Rory Feek, Johnny Cash, June Carter, Lauren Akins, Morgane Hayes, Shania Twain, thomas rhett, tim mcgraw, trisha yearwood

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