“We have been in a relationship for less than a year but we have known each other for five years. I met him through my ex-boyfriend. There was always tension between us but because of my relationship things didn’t work out. When I broke up with my ex, he was in a relationship. Later on we met again and we just knew we had to be together. Today we signed the lease on our new apartment and we are celebrating by drinking cheap beers in the park. Life can be beautiful.”

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