"The only reason I got married in 2003 was for my children. I had a therapist who said marriage is really a container for a family and that made sense to me. Bart [Freundlich] and I have been together for years. We have Caleb, 13, and our daughter Liv, who is 8."
Julianne also says the days of doing movies during the school year, away from her kids, are long over. Now she only tries to work in New York City, where she lives, or during the summer when her family can join. "Because of my own childhood experiences," says Julianne, growing up in an army family (her father was a military lawyer), she doesn't want to constantly pull her kids out of school for her own projects.
Momlogic wants to know -- is it right to marry just for the children? As a single mother, is a partner ideal because it's important for children have a "container for a family."