The rules have been broken and the way of carrying a relationship has changed completely. It is no longer necessary to maintain a courtship for years, deliver an engagement ring or make a luxurious party to be with the love of your life.
Some celebrities have decided to create their nest of love without formalizing their relationship before a civil registry or a religious ceremony, just enough love, respect and trust between them to be together until death separates them.
1. Shakira and Gerard Piqué
They've been together for seven years and have two children. They met during the preparation for the 2010 World Cup. In an interview, Pique admitted that Shakira won him with her answer to a simple question about the weather in South Africa, she in turn spoke about their relationship in the song I fell in love.
2. Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling
As with many Hollywood couples, both fell in love during the recording of a film, and since then they have spent six years together. For a while their relationship was tense, they appeared in news gossip, the last time this happened was during the Oscar awards ceremony since Gosling arrived with another companion, hours later it was discovered that she was his sister. The couple does not like to make their relationship public, prefer to love and enjoy their two daughters away from the cameras.
3. Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias
They have been together since 2001. All this time they have had to live under the rumors of the press. that if the wedding is approaching, that if she is pregnant or that they already separated. However, they remain together and out of reach of the media.
4. Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham
They have been together for more than thirty years and they even wanted to get married in 1992. In the end they rejected the idea. Oprah explained that she is totally happy with their relationship and that they do not need to have a wedding.
5. Natalia Vodiánova and Antoine Arnault
She was married to the Englishman Justin Portman, when she met the businessman Antoine Arnault, maintaining a strictly business relationship. After the divorce their relationship became romantic, now they have six years together, two children in common and three more of Natalia and her first marriage.
6. Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell
They are the perfect example of a happy union. Although they have been together for more than three decades, the couple has not set their marriage date because they love each other like any other family.
7. Amy Adams and Darren Le Gallo
Amy Adams started dating Darren Le Gallo in 2002 They got engaged in 2008 but they do not look forward to getting married soon However, they are still together.
8. John Corbett and Bo Derek
They have been together for sixteen years, living on a ranch in Southern California. They seem to be very happy together and Bo has been a great supporter of his country music career: he has made cameos in his videos and even took pictures of his albums. The couple has not spoken publicly about why they have not married.
9. Ricky Gervais and Jane Fallon
They've been together since 1982, and they have no plans to get married. Gervais has stated: There is no point in us having a real ceremony before the eyes of God because there is no God.
10. Maya Rudolph and Paul Thomas Anderson
They have been relying on the good and the bad since 2001, they have four children, all of them male, and they love each other more than a newly married couple.