Closer Weekly: Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher Learned to Compromise in Their Marriage
Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher's 10-year-marriage reportedly thrives on their ability to compromise and embrace their differences according to sources close to the couple.
Singer Carrie Underwood and husband Mike Fisher have proved with their 10-year marriage that opposites do indeed attract.
According to sources who spoke to Closer Weekly, the couple has had to deal with a "ton of differences" in their marriage to get to where they are now.
Mike Fisher and Carrie Underwood at the 2018 CMT Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena on June 6, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images
The insider explained that Carrie is "liberal and progressive," while her man is "conservative," and it took a while before the "Jesus Take The Wheel" crooner could embrace Fisher's rigidity. Explaining how the singer finally worked through their differences, the source said:
"She finally told him she couldn't change who she was to make him happy, that just wouldn't work."
Luckily, that worked magic in their relationship as they were able to meet each other halfway. Their differences also spill into their parenting approach with their two sons, but the source notes that they have "learned to compromise."
[Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher] first crossed paths at one of the singer's greet-and-meet concerts and instantly fell for each other.
Today notes that Carrie and Fisher's distinctness was the focus of the first installment of a docuseries about them titled "Mike and Carrie: God & Country."
The publication reports that in the first part, the "American Idol" alum recalled how struggled with Mike's hunting lifestyle when they first met. In her words:
"I always swore I would never marry a hunter as a child, not in a million years."
Their difference didn't stop them from falling in love and being together as they have chosen to learn from each other. Fisher, a former professional ice hockey player also noted that their shared faith in God gave them a "center ground" and a way to work around things.
Fox News recalls that the lovebirds first crossed paths at one of the singer's meet-and-greet concerts and instantly fell for each other.
They dated for two years in a long-distance relationship before walking down the aisle in 2010. Their first son, Isaiah was born five years after their marriage. The second, Jacob, was welcome in 2019.
US Magazine notes that the producers of the four-part docu-series revealed in an interview that the show came to be after Mike, who is now retired, found his identity and wanted to carry Carrie along while telling their story to the world.