Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Followed This One Dating Rule Early in Their Relationship

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Hollywood's favorite couple has just revealed the one rule they followed at the start of their relationship.

During a chat with Amber Tamblyn on her Listening in the Dark Substack series "Further Ado" (calling all Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants fans), Blake Lively discussed the pact she and her husband, Ryan Reynolds, made when they first started dating: prioritizing their relationship over work.

"When Ryan and I got together, we made a rule not to work at the same time, so that we could always prioritize our personal life," the 36-year-old actress explained.

The couple started their relationship in 2011, then later married in 2012. It was a match from the start.

Lively and Reynolds are now a family of six with four children—James, Inez, Betty and a 1-year-old baby they welcomed at the beginning of 2023. In an exclusive with People, Reynolds explained the importance of taking an interest in their kids' daily lives no matter how busy they are.

"It’s genuine when I say I take a huge interest in their days and how things are going," the Deadpool & Wolverine star stated.

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We can never get enough of this couple and their growing family.

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