Extra TV asked Jada Pinkett Smith how she’s managed to stay with Will Smith for over 18 years. Jada paused and dove right into the truth behind making a marriage work, and it’s got to do with being real friends.

“Your partner has to be your best, best, friend. And he's my best friend.”

Jada also said that marriage requires you to accept it’s a marathon:

“You have to have kind of a warrior mentality. You have to be a solider for love. You have to be able to withstand tough times and just because the tough times come doesn't mean it's time to stop… it means it's time to dig in.”


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