"Justin and Sophie Trudeau Separate after 18 Years of Marriage"
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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie announced separation, ending their 18-year marriage.
They've been open about their relationship struggles, and were seen less together recently
Trudeau's father, former PM Pierre, also separated during his time in office
This is a significant personal crisis for Trudeau, who emphasizes family importance
Trudeau and Sophie both posted the news on Instagram after tough discussions
They have three children and will focus on co-parenting despite separation
Sophie will move to separate accommodation but remain close to the children
In recent years, Gregoire Trudeau has curtailed joint appearances with her husband and signs of stress were clear
On their wedding anniversary last year, she said in a social media post that "we have navigated through sunny days, heavy storms, and everything in between and it ain't over."
They captured global attention as a fashionable and affectionate couple
Trudeau wrote about challenges in their marriage even before becoming PM.
Despite ups and downs, they navigated through everything together
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