This, ladies, is what you should be aiming for this Valentine's Day. Ryan Reynolds recently sat down for an interview with Entertainment Weekly's Sirius XM show and shared a few personal stories we hadn't heard before — including one very special one about how he first fell in love with his wife, Blake Lively. I remember it was funny because for about a year after 'Green Lantern' had come and gone and all that stuff, we were both single," he explained. That was the most awkward date [from their perspective] probably because we were just like fireworks coming across." RELATED: Ryan Reynolds reveals sweet reason he and Blake Lively named daughter James "The best way to have a relationship is to start as friends," Reynolds said, and looking at his charming relationship (and adorable baby James! The "Deadpool" star stopped by "Late Night with Seth Meyers" recently to share stories about his wife's labor and dish out some advice for new fathers. She was on a date with another guy, and I was on a date with another girl.At the MTV Movie Awards in June they both presented the Best Kiss award to Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart for In October and November, Blake was spotted leaving Ryan's apartment time and time again, and rumours were flying that the pair were an item.Their relationship was confirmed when they were spotted holding hands in Ryan's hometown of Vancouver in December.Despite simultaneously hinting that they may have slept together on their first date, the actor gushed about his 'idiotic Hallmark-card cliche' romance with the beauty, in his new interview with GQ magazine.'No, we were such good friends for so long and we both got to know each other as friends so when we were both single, we were still trying to find each other's [perfect date]—"Oh, who would be good for you?
Reynolds played the protagonist in the 2008 film Definitely, Maybe.
Though the couple don't shy away from speaking about each other in interviews, they keep their home life immensely private.
Here's what we know about how Hollywood's dream couple fell in love. Just before the end of the year, Ryan filed for divorce from Scarlett Johansson, confirming the speculation that their two year marriage had been on the rocks for a while.
At the beginning of 2012 the couple were spotted taking trips to New Orleans, to see Ryan's family in Canada and to visit Blake's family in New York.
In September, after just one year of dating, the couple married in secret in Boone Hall Plantatation, South Carolina, which is also where Noah's house in , Blake - who when interviewed was not yet married - was evasive about her relationship with Ryan, but said, ' I'm so peaceful.