Jackie Christie feels assured about showcasing her marriage on actuality tv. Speaking to Essence, Christie revealed her secret to an excellent relationship with Doug Christie, regardless of the cameras.
“I got warned. They said don’t put your marriage on there. It’s a thing. And I was like, ‘No we want people to be able to see our truth because it’s so much stuff out there,’” Jackie advised the outlet.
The ‘Basketball Wives LA’ star admits her marriage secret sauce entails an annual re-commitment to her bae. They received married in July 1996 and have been doing it time and again yearly since.
Jackie met Doug at a sports activities bar on the request of a mutual pal, per VH1. When Jackie joined Doug and their pal Steven Taylor, she was displeased by the ladies surrounding the pro-baller. She left, and Doug adopted her out of the bar. They have been courting ever since.
“It’s been amazing. It’s going to continue to be amazing even after reality TV. Twenty years from now, God willing, we’re still going to be getting married,” Jackie Christie stated. “We get married every year and we’ve done it 28 years now.”
When requested if the rededication custom contributes to her marital success, Christie confirmed.
“Yes, we’re always planning a wedding all the time. Like right now, he said, if I want to do Africa, we can do it — I’m just nervous about all the shots you have to get — but that’s my dream, and I think that’s what we’re doing next year. We’re always planning our future together.”
Jackie listed off a number of different contributors to her wholesome Black love.
“…Communication is key. Respect, as well. You’ve got to respect yourself and your mate. I don’t do anything to him that I wouldn’t want done to me. We are still individuals. You still can live your life. I can hang out with my girlfriends here and there. He hangs out. I don’t party, he doesn’t party, so it’s about finding commonality in the relationship.”
Jackie Christie beforehand shared comparable sentiments about her marriage with E! News in May 2022.
Jackie Christie Explains How She Keeps Up With Doug Christie
In real-time, Jackie Christie defined how she’s maintaining with Doug and his new teaching gig. She says it’s all the time been part of her routine to journey with the ex-NBA participant when he’s on the street, and he or she does the identical now.
“I’m there 80%, 90% of the time with him. We kind of pioneered that whole thing, and I love it because Steph Curry’s wife, everybody, they all go on the road now,” Jackie Christie. “When we did it, it was like, ‘Oh, they’re crazy, and she’s jealous,’ and it was never that. It was always fun.”
As for advanced marriage moments, Jackie Christie emphasised leaning on their romantic partnership.
“It’s about loving your mate and keeping what that other person loves in the forefront and making sure that you guys are always talking things through. You’re going to have disagreements, but you talk about them as a team.”
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