After nine years of marriage, Meagan Good and DeVon Franklin are going their separate ways. On Dec. 21, the couple announced they are getting divorced in an official statement to PEOPLE.
“After much prayer and consideration, we have decided to go into our futures separately but forever connected,” Good and Franklin said in a joint statement.
“We celebrate almost a decade of marriage together and a love that is eternal. There’s no one at fault, we believe this is the next best chapter in the evolution of our love. We are incredibly grateful for the life-changing years we’ve spent together as husband and wife. We are also extremely thankful to God for the testimony being created inside us both and for blessing our lives with each other.”
Over the past decade, the Harlem actress and producer have offered candid glimpses into their relationship, including various interviews, sweet Instagram tributes, and their New York Times best-seller book The Wait, which they co-wrote together and details their personal love story. See what else Good and Franklin have said about their relationship, ahead.
Following their engagement in May 2012, Good told PEOPLE how excited she was to tie the knot with Franklin. “I think when you really find the right person you just know,” she said. “There is no point in waiting – waiting for what?” Getty
A few months after getting engaged, Franklin and Good got married during an “enchanted and dreamy” celebration in July 2012. Following their nuptials, Good gushed about Franklin to PEOPLE, saying, “DeVon makes me better, makes my life fuller, and completes my quality of life. He’s truly on my team and I am truly on his