In a year filled with celebrity breakups and divorces up the wazoo, it’s refreshing to hear that sometimes, people do reconsider their options in the name of true love. Patrick Dempsey just officially called off his divorce to Jillian Dempsey, his wife of 17 years, and we’re so happy that these two are giving it another go!
As it seems, the process took place just this month. On November 4th, Jillian took action to dismiss the divorce papers that the couple had filed earlier, and that request was met on the 10th. The divorce papers were originally filed back in January 2015.
The secret to their success? They worked hard at keeping their relationship afloat.
“You have to work at everything. And you cannot do everything. Something has to be sacrificed,” Dempsey said earlier this year to ES Magazine.
Aww. Truer words couldn’t be spoken.
“We decided it was time to get in there and work on our individual issues and our issues as a couple,” he said to People Magazine. “I wasn’t prepared to give up on her and she wasn’t either. We were both committed. We both wanted to fight.”
Patrick and Jillian, who tied the knot back in 1999, have three kids together —Tallula, Darby, and Sullivan. Surely, they’re thrilled about their parents reuniting so naturally.
We’re so thrilled that they’ve worked past their differences! It’s just yet another example of love conquering all.
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