Matthew McConaughey always knew he wanted to be a father. But becoming a husband?
The Oscar winner admits that took some convincing.
“I had to get to the point where I saw [getting married] as more than just the thing to do,” McConaughey tells GQ for its November cover story. “I wanted to really want to. You know, I didn’t want it to be a destination; the fun is that we’re on the adventure together.”
Ultimately, McConaughey, 44, indeed tied the knot with longtime girlfriend Camila Alves in 2012 – but says that took a lot of reflecting.
“We talked about it spiritually. We did a lot of reading and talked to a lot of people that had been divorced, a lot of people that had been happily married. We talked to our pastor,” he says. “In the end, our understanding was, ‘Let’s go make a covenant, with you, me, and God.’ ”
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