Marriage is not an easy thing to maintain—especially in the spotlight. Happily, these 17 couples have managed to beat the odds becoming reality TV’s longest lasting marriages.

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There are many Real Housewives, a rockstar, and even the couple you love to hate from The Hills. This list is an eclectic bunch of stars who share one thing in common—devotion to each other while overcoming challenges thrown their way.

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Some of these reality TV marriages might be surprising given the sensational headlines surrounding their marriage—such as Joe Giudice and Teresa Giudice, whose battles with the law must have put a strain on their relationship. The original Apprentice, Sister Wivesand even a few members of The Bachelorette universe have stood the test of time. Many of these couples have gotten married, had children, and are the embodiment of picture-perfect passion.

Prepare yourself for a list of lovers that will make your heart flutter. These marriage pros share their secrets of a successful partnership and why they possess membership to this exclusive club—reality TV’s longest marriages!  

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