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Maren Morris reflects as she celebrates her first anniversary since her divorce



Maren Morris reflects as she celebrates her first anniversary since her divorce

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Maren Morris is ready for a new chapter now that she is a year older.

“Hi, 34. The year 33 was… something, but the bridge has been crossed and I’m on the other side,” Morris, 34, wrote via Instagram on Wednesday, April 10, alongside a slideshow of photos from her birthday. “The amazing women in my life who carried me through it, I will never be able to repay you.”

Morris shared a series of photos of her dressed for her birthday as she and her friends went out for dinner at Altro Paradiso in New York City. She included a photo of the restaurant’s menu and her group toasting their wine glasses.

This is Morris’ first anniversary since filing for divorce from her ex-husband Ryan Hurd in October 2023 after five years of marriage. The couple, who share son Hayes, 4, officially finalized their divorce in January 2024 after coming to an agreement late last year.

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Maren Morris and Ryan Hurd’s love story had all the makings of a great country song before they called it quits. Morris and Hurd met during a writing session for Tim McGraw’s song “Last Turn Home” in 2013. The duo were friends for two years before their relationship turned romantic. Hurd described their journey inward […]

A day before her birthday, Morris became emotional while she and her boyfriend Karina Arguw had a joint interview with CBS mornings. The singer recalled how her best friend stayed by her side after her and Hurd’s divorce.

“This one definitely put me through a lot,” Morris said Gayle King as she referenced Argow as she continued to fight back tears. “To be here with her and celebrate… I obviously love my music and writing, but sometimes it’s scary to be the only one in the spotlight. And so it’s so special for me to be able to share this with her. … It’s such a gift.”

Maren Morris says 33 was a thing when she celebrated her post-divorce 561 birthday
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Although the breakup was difficult for Morris, she is now ready to move on with her life. The musician opened up exclusively We weekly about her next chapter and how she plans to embrace her new single status.

“I feel like just being an artist and taking care of a lot of people along the way, you get so used to being the boss. I kind of lost sight of how to really take care of myself,” Morris said Us in February. “I feel like this is the perfect time for me to make that statement.”

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From C-sections to clapbacks! Maren Morris is opening up about motherhood since giving birth to her and Ryan Hurd’s son Hayes in March 2020. “Hayes Andrew Hurd,” the country singer wrote via Instagram when the child arrived. “23/3/20.” The news came five months after the Texas native debuted her baby bump. “The irony is justified […]

Now, Morris wants to focus on “real reclaiming” her singleness as she learns how to enjoy her “own company and nurture that relationship.”

In addition to her love life, Morris is also revamping her music career. Last year, she announced her plans to leave the country music genre. Before she and 37-year-old Hurd broke up, Morris had a new album ready, but after her split her life imploded and she went back to square one creatively.

“I’m back to square one, which isn’t so scary for me anymore because…nothing can shake me at this point,” she said. Us. “I’m in the fun phase of figuring out what the sound is.”