8 Reasons We Love Chris and Valerie's Marriage

Why Chris and Valerie's relationship is inspirational.

When Mary Jane Has a Goal... - When MJ is determined to do something, she gets it done, even if it means invading Valerie and Chris's family time to get the goods on David.    (Photo: BET)

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Chris and Valerie's Amazing Love Affair - We love that Chris and Valerie have been added to BMJ this season. They are a textbook couple without being nauseating. Keep flipping for more reasons why their love is a good reference for #relationshipgoals. (Photo: BET)

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They're Not Influenced by Friends - Chris and Valerie never get involved in Mary Jane and David's foolishness. (Photo: BET)

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Stability  - They have stable jobs, a home and cute kiddies. (Photo: BET)

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Stability - They have stable jobs, a home and cute kiddies. (Photo: BET)

They Are Honest - Not only are they honest with each other but they also call their friends out when necessary.  (Photo: BET)

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They Are Honest - Not only are they honest with each other but they also call their friends out when necessary.  (Photo: BET)

The Give Good Advice - They're that couple that actually gives good advice. (Photo: BET)

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The Give Good Advice - They're that couple that actually gives good advice. (Photo: BET)

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They Know How to Resolve Conflict - Ain't nobody got time for beating around the bush. That is why for them, direct communication is key.  (Photo: BET)

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They Know How to Resolve Conflict - Ain't nobody got time for beating around the bush. That is why for them, direct communication is key.  (Photo: BET)

Scapegoating  - That face you make when you're a therapist and you know someone is trying to scapegoat you because their feelings got hurt. Basically, Mary Jane tried it by attacking Valerie for being proud of her wife and mother status. 

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They're Not Perfect - They argue like everyone else, and they don't hide the fact that their relationship has ups and downs. Yet they always push through. (Photo: BET)

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The Love is Real  - Once again, they're a good example of non-dysfunctional love. (Photo: BET)

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The Love is Real - Once again, they're a good example of non-dysfunctional love. (Photo: BET)