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Jaime Pressly and fiancé, Eric Cubiche, who are parents to a 1 ½-year-old son, have decided to separate.

The My Name Is Earl star said, "We are taking a break from our relationship but we are together every day with Dezi and still love each other very much," reports People.

Pressly, who won an Emmy for her role as Joy on Earl, and Cubiche plan to "remain close friends as we both adore our son and want to make sure he knows we both love him more than life," Pressly added.

Pressly, 31, and Cubiche, 33, were friends for over nine years and dated for a year and a half before getting engaged in October, 2006. They welcomed their son, Dezi James, in May 2007.