Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are one of the most beloved, longest-lasting relationships in country music. But that doesn't mean that they won't take marriage advice. The Grammy winner and his country star wife regularly share pics of their happy family life on social media but McGraw admitted that some of the best relationship advice he's received came from a relatively unexpected source in Hollywood -- Harrison Ford. Though the superstar is divorced, he's been in a long-term relationship with actress Calista Flockhart. According to the Star Wars star, the key to a happy marriage is apparently less talkin'.
"I think the best advice I heard for a long marriage is, Harrison Ford, they were talking about being married to Calista Flockhart for so long," McGraw explained according to Pop Culture. "And he said, 'Well, I've learned to say the least amount of words that you can possibly say to keep yourself out of trouble.' So I'd probably go along with that advice."
McGraw even later joked on The Bobby Bones Show that to keep things happy the best thing to do is "sitting in the corner being quiet."
"Really, I think that it's a conscious decision that this is what you want to do and this is what you want your life to be and how you want it to play out," he said. "There's always tough times for everybody, there's always struggles and there's always times where it's not the way you want it to be, certainly for both sides. You want this out of your life and you want this for your life, and that's the decision that you've made."
"And love and respect, of course," he continued. "That's the foundation of all of it. But I think the biggest thing is making a commitment and sticking to it and believing in each other to keep that commitment."
While keeping quiet might help, we have to agree with McGraw that love and respect are key to a happy relationship. Whether you're in Los Angeles, New York City, or Nashville, those really are the foundations you need.
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