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Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban have been happily married since 2006. And although both celebrities are incredibly comfortable and content in their relationship, there are times when Urban needs to catch a break from his home life.

Even the happiest marriages need to have their space, and according to the Big Little Lies actor, she knows when Urban needs his alone time away from the “female-heavy” family. 

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban arrive to the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards | Christopher Polk/NBC Photo Bank via Getty Images

Nicole Kidman never thought she’d get married again after her divorce from Tom Cruise

Despite how Kidman and Urban are the ultimate couple goals, there was a point when the Moulin Rouge actor never thought she would find love again.

According to the Australian star, her relationship with Cruise was “perfect” and their sudden split was a shock to her system. Kidman reveals, “Our life together was perfect. It took me a very long time to heal. It was a shock to my system. That was a great relationship. I think it ran its course. I was really damaged and not sure whether [love and marriage] was ever going to happen again to me.” 

Actress Nicole Kidman and actor Tom Cruise
Actress Nicole Kidman and actor Tom Cruise attend ‘A Few Good Men’ Westwood Premiere | Ron Galella Collection/Getty Images

This week, Kidman has stated that she was “happily married” to the Jerry Maguire actor. She adds that she and Cruise always worked hard to stay in love with each other. Kidman even reveals that she and Cruise would go go-kart racing with each other at 3 in the morning after filming Eyes Wide Shut

Yet luckily, after taking Kidman a long time to heal from her divorce, she met Urban.  

Nicole Kidman says she needs to give Keith Urban space from their female-heavy family 

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban | John Shearer/Getty Images

Despite Kidman and Urban being very much in love, there are times when Urban needs to escape from his “female-heavy” family. Kidman tells Marie Claire Australia that she knows when Urban needs his space.

She reveals, “At times, he just needs to escape with his guitar. Sometimes I’ll find him in his closet playing guitar. That’s when I know we really need to give him space.”

She adds the other moment she knows Urban needs his “man time.”

“Oh, and he googles cars,” she says. “I’ll know when he’s stressed ’cause he’s googling cars.”

Yet regardless of Urban’s need for space, he is very much in love with Kidman. The singer even admits that he instantly could tell that she was “the one.” 

“She’s just the one,” Urban has said of Kidman, according to Fox News. “She’s the one that I was searching for my whole life. And everything not only changed but had to change in me if I was gonna go that road.”

Nicole Kidman says Keith Urban ‘protects’ her

Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban
Nicole Kidman and husband Keith Urban | Stephane Cardinale – Corbis/Getty Images

Nicole Kidman Reveals the Best Part About Her Breakup With Tom Cruise

Despite the sadness Kidman experienced after her split with Cruise, she claims that she finally found the love of her life: Keith Urban. The Big Little Lies actor opens up about their “simple love,” telling Marie Claire Australia, “Honestly though, I married into my heart. He just came along and protected me,” Kidman gushes. “He’s loved me, given me confidence, and made me so much more comfortable. He knows who I am, and he’s opened me up. We have an interesting balance because I’m an introvert, and he’s an extrovert.”