‘There’s no quit button’: Pink reveals the secret to her 15-year marriage

Pink and Carey Hart have been together since 2001 and tied the knot in 2006. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Pink and Carey Hart have been together since 2001 and tied the knot in 2006. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

They have some ups and some major downs – but but Pink and Carey Hart are in it for the long haul.

“For us, the answer is there's no quit button, unless we find one,” the pop star says. “Right now, we don't have one.”

The couple, who have been together since 2001 and tied the knot in 2006, have two children together, daughter Willow (9) and son Jameson (4). They separated for nearly a year in 2008 because they were both working constantly and not spending any time together. 

“There was so much time between our visits. Carey would see me for five days and be gone for six weeks. We'd try to fix everything in those five days, you just can't do that. And it builds and builds and you don't even know what to say or fight about anymore, and there's no middle ground. And it's like, f*** it, we're not getting anywhere.”

Therapy and couple’s counselling saved their relationship, Pink says.

“I’m a huge proponent of counselling in general. We both have therapy, individually, and we do couple’s counselling.”

Admitting that “long-term relationships are not easy,” Pink (41) stresses the importance of putting in the work, for yourself and your relationship. “You have to end up fixing yourself; you can't fix the other person.”

Pink and Carey (45), a former professional freestyle motocross competitor and off-road truck racer, love being a family. “And we both come from families that gave up, and that's okay,” she says. “It takes work to redefine what's important. I don't want to break up my family.”

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Carey, she says, is “just the most sensitive, supportive guy in the world. He never says no. Any dream I've ever had, he’s said, ‘Yes, I'm with you. Whatever you want to do’.”

(Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
The couple have two children together, daughter Willow and son Jameson. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)

Here’s a look at other celebs who’ve also gone for couples therapy.

Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell

Married since 2013

“Therapy isn’t something to be embarrassed about,” the Frozen star says. They have two children, Lincoln Bell (8) and Delta Bell (6).

Meagan Good and DeVon Franklin

Married since 2012

“Counselling was a tremendous blessing to our marriage,” says Meagan, who’s counsellor was well-known American cleric and author Bishop TD Jakes. “It made us think and see each other’s baggage.”

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka

Married since 2014

“Not that there's anything wrong, but it's nice to sort of just talk to someone who is a mediator. That's helped our relationship,” says David, who has twins Harper and Gideon (10) with husband Neil.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z

Married since 2008

Jay-Z got candid about attending couple’s therapy with Beyoncé to save their marriage after he cheated – which has made their union stronger.

“We did the hard work of going to therapy and you know, we love each other, right?” he told David Letterman. “So we really put in the work,” explained the 51-year-old music mogul who has daughter Blue Ivy (9) and twins Sir and Rumi (3) with Bey.

Sources: People, Daily Mail, Extra, HuffPost, Bustle

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