Tom Hanks Has Been Married For 31 Years and He Reveals His Secret Of Happy Marriage
We often get to hear about the celebrity break-ups and divorces that have even spend two or three decades of their lives together and certainly it leaves us in a state of shock. There is no denying the fact that it is rare to see celebs from movie industry enjoying a happy married life for a long time but Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson are one of those rare Hollywood couples who have been going strong for the last 31 years.
They both make a beautiful couple and Tom Hanks has revealed some of the secrets of his happy married life:
1Something about the couple
Tom and Rita met first time in 1981 on the set of Bosom Buddies but they got to know each other properly during the shooting of the movie Volunteers in the year 1985 in which they played the role of lovers. However, at that time, Tom was a married man with 2 kids while Rita was also engaged.
2When Tom and Rita got married?
Tom and Rita carried on with their secret relationship until 1986, they made it public after Tom got separated from his wife Samantha Lewes who was his college sweetheart. Tom’s divorce was finalized in 1987 and in the year 1988, the love birds Tom and Rita got married.
3Tips or secrets of Tom Hanks for happy marriage
Don’t be in a hurry:
The first tip that Tom has given to the youngsters is that they shouldn’t be in a hurry to get married, they should at least be 30 yrs old while getting married, not younger than that. He gave his own example as he said that when he married first time, he was young and rash and he used to work for most of the time.
He said that marriage is a decision that should be taken in a cool and calm state rather than in impulsion. His clear advice for the youngsters is that they should not get married until they are 30 yrs old.
4Don’t hesitate in sacrificing
There may be issues which should be resolved before marriage otherwise problems may arise in the married life of the couple and in the case of Tom and Rita, their religion was a matter of concern. While Tom was a Catholic, Rita was a Greek Orthodox and her religion mattered a lot to her and her family.