Married nearly 10 years, Melissa McCarthy's husband, Ben Falcone, shares with Closer Weekly one of the secrets to their lasting marriage — a close-knit social circle!
“We sort of surround ourselves with just really great friends,” Ben revealed to Closer. “And we have a lot of barbecues. It’s really fun!”
Melissa and Ben at the Emmys in August 2014. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)
But when the occasional problem does pop up, Ben, 42 — who will celebrate 10 years of marriage with Melissa, 45, on Oct. 8 — notes that it’s important to “try to be patient” with a spouse.
“Take your time when you’re picking someone that you want to spend the rest of your life with,” Ben recommends. “As long as you end up with someone kind and treat them kindly, I think it will work out.”
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