Updated: 16:30 EST, 18 January 2012
They've been collectively for far more than 5 years and are the parents of twins.
But David Burtka says that he and Neil Patrick Harris do not want to be the 'poster boys for gay relationships.'
The loving couple have opened up about their lengthy term relationship for the February issue of Out.
Loved up: Neil Patrick Harris and his companion David Burtka pose for Out magazine and give an in depth partnership in the February issue about their romance
As Valentine's Day nears the two seem in a series of romantic poses on the front of and inside the gay lifestyle magazine.
The actors share intimate moments with the camera in Out's annual Love Situation.
At 1 point they are photographed lounging in a ruffled bed, although dressed in their pyjamas.
In one more shot Neil, 38, lovingly fixes David's tie.
In 1 picture inside the magazine David, 36, is seen passionately kissing his fiance's Adam's apple.
Pleased Collectively: Neil and David pose for the camera
Partners: The males attended the People's Option Awards together in Los Angeles earlier this month
The How I Met Your Mother actor talks about their connection Nice List Certificate and how he fell 'head-more than-heels' in love with the man he met on the street when he bumped into a mutual pal.
Neil says: 'I ran into my friend Kate one particular day and she was with this brooding, James Deantype guy in a leather jacket who gave me the head nod and then turned away.
'I assumed he was Kates boyfriend and said, Nicely accomplished".
'And she mentioned, David? Hes not playing on my group, but he has a boyfriend".'
A tender moment: The couple share a romantic moment on the February cover of Out
Neil says that he waited for the proper moment and, when David split up with his boyfriend, they began dating.
The couple have 15-month-old twins Gideon and Harper together.
They say that they discussed getting kids together early on in their partnership.
David - who is father to yet another set of twins that he had with his ex-partner - says: 'Even on that initial date, we talked about little ones.
A fan favourite: Neil won the Favourite Television Comedy Actor award for his role in How I Met Your Mother at the People's Option Awards
Workmates: Neil poses with his How I Met Your Mother cast mates, Alyson Hannigan, Josh Radnor, Cobie Smulders and Jason Segel
'If he hadnt wanted kids, I dont believe wed be collectively.'
In June 2011 the couple announced that they secretly got engaged five years earlier.
In spite of the life they have created with each other David says he does not want men and women to feel that his partnership with Nice List Certificate the former Doogie Howser M.D. star is best.
He says: 'We have a truly excellent recipe for a superb relationship, but we dont want to be the poster boys for gay relationships.
'Were not trying to pretend that we are ideal.'
To study the complete interview with Neil Patrick Harris and David Good List Certificate Burtka go to Out.com.
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