If you're like us, you're still reeling from the news that Chris Pratt and Anna Faris are legally separating after eight years of marriage, most of which they've been one of the Internet's most favorite couples.

The pair were married on July 9, 2009 in Bali and unlike many Hollywood duos, the pair have enjoyed a pretty scandal-free marriage, not to say that it's been without its bumps. Anna and Chris went through quite an ordeal when the Mom actress gave birth to son Jack Pratt nine weeks prematurely, but luckily, all turned out fine with him. Their 4-year-old son has been the light of the couple's life and they've spoken of their love for him and each other many times in the media and on social media.

Anna and Chris have not been shy about their love for each other or their struggles. Yesterday's joint announcement on social media, saying, "We tried hard for a long time, and we're really disappointed," was certainly no different.

Family law specialist Marshall Waller talked to E! News about what a "legal separation" really means for the famous twosome and their son.

"Generally speaking, the concept of separation has two components. Saying 'I’m separated' could mean almost anything but usually what it means is someone’s moved out or they’ve made the decision to end the marriage. Then there’s the concept of 'legal separation' which is actually a cause of action. It’s a lawsuit you can file instead of asking for dissolution, you can ask for legal separation," said the specialist. "The difference between the two is they are fundamentally identical, the only difference is at the end, with a legal separation, you are still married."

Waller added that the separation does have some custody consequences, however,"They certainly seem to be approaching it like two people who want to come to some sort of mutual agreement. It’s always better if the parents can come up with a custodial arrangement rather than having a judge force on one them."

We hope the estranged spouses can work together on making their separation work. 

Check out everything that the actors have said about their relationship and being a parent to Jack.

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