Jackie Christie feels assured about showcasing her marriage on actuality tv. Talking to Essence, Christie revealed her secret to a terrific relationship with Doug Christie, regardless of the cameras.
“I acquired warned. They mentioned don’t put your marriage on there. It’s a factor. And I used to be like, ‘No we wish folks to have the ability to see our fact as a result of it’s a lot stuff on the market,’” Jackie informed the outlet.
The ‘Basketball Wives LA’ star admits her marriage secret sauce includes an annual re-commitment to her bae. They acquired married in July 1996 and have been doing it repeatedly yearly since.
Jackie met Doug at a sports activities bar on the request of a mutual good friend, per VH1. When Jackie joined Doug and their good friend Steven Taylor, she was displeased by the ladies surrounding the pro-baller. She left, and Doug adopted her out of the bar. They’ve been courting ever since.
“It’s been wonderful. It’s going to proceed to be wonderful even after actuality TV. Twenty years from now, God keen, we’re nonetheless going to be getting married,” Jackie Christie mentioned. “We get married yearly and we’ve completed it 28 years now.”
When requested if the rededication custom contributes to her marital success, Christie confirmed.
“Sure, we’re at all times planning a marriage on a regular basis. Like proper now, he mentioned, if I need to do Africa, we will do it — I’m simply nervous about all of the photographs it’s a must to get — however that’s my dream, and I believe that’s what we’re doing subsequent 12 months. We’re at all times planning our future collectively.”
Jackie listed off a couple of different contributors to her wholesome Black love.
“…Communication is vital. Respect, as nicely. You’ve acquired to respect your self and your mate. I don’t do something to him that I wouldn’t need completed to me. We’re nonetheless people. You continue to can reside your life. I can hang around with my girlfriends right here and there. He hangs out. I don’t celebration, he doesn’t celebration, so it’s about discovering commonality within the relationship.”
Jackie Christie beforehand shared related sentiments about her marriage with E! Information in Could 2022.
Jackie Christie Explains How She Retains 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 at all times been part of her routine to journey with the ex-NBA participant when he’s on the street, and she or he does the identical now.
“I’m there 80%, 90% of the time with him. We sort of pioneered that entire factor, and I adore it as a result of Steph Curry’s spouse, all people, all of them go on the street now,” Jackie Christie. “Once we did it, it was like, ‘Oh, they’re loopy, and she or he’s jealous,’ and it was by no means that. It was at all times enjoyable.”
As for complicated marriage moments, Jackie Christie emphasised leaning on their romantic partnership.
“It’s about loving your mate and protecting what that different individual loves within the forefront and ensuring that you just guys are at all times speaking issues by means of. You’re going to have disagreements, however you discuss them as a group.”