Of course, Osmond and Craig aren't the only ones to tie the knot again.Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton did it, so did Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, Elliot Gould and Jennifer Bogart, Stephen Crane and Lana Turner, Eminem (Marshall Mathers III) and Kimberley Scott.Then you're not the same person you were before and you have a better chance of success second time around," says U. "Do that and the relationship certainly won't last," she says.And we all know how "easy" it is to change at midlife.
During a tragedy, we count on the people who know us best to show up, and he did. But is that and a couple's shared history enough to sustain a remarriage?
In a segment Osmond and Craig filmed shortly after Stephen was born, both Osmond and Craig note how "difficult" having a child is. It's been enjoyable but it's also very difficult," Craig, 54, said at the time.
Sure, babies are difficult, but I wouldn't exactly call melding families with a 15-, 14- and 9-year-old still at home any easier. The bigger issue for exes who are remarrying is personal growth, as in "Remarrying may be a good idea if, during your time apart, you've changed elements of your behavior that were causing the problems in your relationship. But if you haven't, it's too easy to slip back into old habits.
I was moving here (to Las Vegas) and he said, 'Dad, mom needs help moving.' We've always kind of known each other and been amicable and friendly, but it wasn't until about two years ago that we thought well, let's give this a shot.
"We didn't really want anybody to know we were dating because if it didn't work out that hurts children.