Lauren Graham on finding love with 'Parenthood' co-star: 'There was no game play'

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Lauren Graham and Peter Krause played siblings for six seasons on "Parenthood," but in real life, it wasn't long before their roles changed.

The former co-stars became partners, and according to Graham, their love led her to an important life lesson.

Lauren Graham visited TODAY's Studio 1A on Nov. 29, 2016.Nathan R Congleton / TODAY

"We couldn't stop talking," the actress told Good Housekeeping of how her relationship with Krause first started. "Not about ourselves, but about the world and books and family."

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As they bonded, Graham realized what they had together was different from what she was used to.

"Once we got together, there was no game play," the 49-year-old explained. "It was like, 'You like me, and I like you.'"

Lauren Graham and Peter Krause attend the premiere of "Max" on June 23, 2015.Getty Images

As simple as it sounds, that fact was a revelation for the "Gilmore Girls" star.

"It gave me an understanding of life: This is how things happen, and it's completely random," she said.

What she shares with the 51-year-old today remains simple — and that's how they like it.

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"It's not a big, loud life," Graham told Good Housekeeping. "I didn't imagine that our little simple routines and jokes over them would be so fulfilling."

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