Vanessa Lachey Lost Her Wedding Ring, So Husband Nick Searched Through the Trash to Find It!

To have and to hold, in sickness and in filth!

Perfect husband alert!

After nearly six years of marriage, Nick and Vanessa Lachey have probably learned that love isn't always pretty, but when the mother of three lost her wedding ring recently, the couple quickly realized that, sometimes, love can also be downright gross.

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"This is true love after 6 years of marriage......digging through dirty diapers and trash to find your wife's missing wedding ring!! #success," Nick captioned the romantic (emphasis on the "ick") photo on Instagram.

To have and to hold, in sickness and in filth!

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Still, Nick's deep dive certainly earns him a merit badge for good husbandry, and it makes sense, because the two -- who welcomed their third child, Phoenix, late last year -- have been absolutely adorable together getting familial with their kids.

Watch the video below for the family's tropical vacation.