All relationships take effort, and Sheryl Lee Ralph is speaking on how she and Sen. Vincent Hughes (D-Pa.) make their marriage of nearly 18 years work from polar opposite sides of the country.
Sheryl Lee Ralph Says A Bicoastal Relationship Needs “An Incredible Amount Of Trust”
The Abbott Elementary actress spoke on her bicoastal marriage during an interview with AARP The Magazine, which went live on Tuesday (Jul. 25).
As Sheryl has a thriving entertainment career while Vincent enjoys a political profession in the Keystone State, they have different day-to-day lives while still being wholly committed to each other.
For others trying to make this happen, Sheryl Lee Ralph says that “an incredible amount of trust” is necessary.
Sheryl also notes that Vincent “gets nervous” if they don’t see each other “every two weeks,” suggesting that the couple does a fair amount of jet-setting to make it all work from their respective homes in Los Angeles and Philadelphia!
“You have to have an incredible amount of trust in that other person. We spend a lot of time talking to each other. But if he doesn’t see me every two weeks, he gets a little nervous.”
Ultimately, she sweetly adds, “I married the man who has become my best friend.” Love to see it!
Sheryl Recalls Living With Vincent “24/7” During Pandemic: “It Was Absolutely Great”
Continuing to speak on her and Vincent Hughes’ relationship, Sheryl Lee Ralph mentions that they actually got the chance to live together during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We were together 24/7, and it was absolutely great. I thought, Wow, I like this man.”
As for whether Sheryl and Vincent foresee themselves ever cohabitating again, she coyly declares, “We’ll just have to see.”
Aside from her relationship with Vincent, Sheryl also comments on her past marriage to Eric Maurice. This union brought about her two children: Etienne and Coco.
“Children are my greatest gift. I knew I was going to be somebody’s mother. When I met their father, my first husband, I could see my children just as clearly as they are in life right now, and I said, ‘Oh, I know the assignment right here.’ We got married and had our son, Etienne, and our daughter, Coco.”
After remarking that her failed marriage “lasted almost ten years,” she declares, “If I had a regret in life, it would be that I didn’t have more children.”
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