18, a little more than a year and a half after they first started dating. Laich cuts a trim figure in a sharp blue suit, while the Safe Haven actress rocks an asymmetrical, form-fitting white frock. "Every relationship, there was nothing wrong or bad, but there was nothing right," she tells the mag of her past boyfriends.
In honor of their happy news, Us Weekly is taking a look back at their whirlwind romance, starting with their first meeting in 2013. PHOTOS: Celeb love stories December 2013: Hough and Laich are introduced by a mutual pal, Teddy Sears, who worked with the actress and the Washington Capitals player unofficially debut their budding romance with a PDA-filled date at the Happiest Place on Earth, aka Disneyland, where they're spotted kissing and holding hands. (She famously dated Ryan Seacrest for three years from 2010 to 2013.) PHOTOS: Quickest celeb engagements "I had one foot out because I didn't want to get hurt.
I was seeing a couple people, but immediately [pretends to text guys], ‘You are nice, but this is going nowhere.’ The next day my guest judging of Mark Ballas and Maksim Chmerkovskiy).
Julianne and Brooks seem to be pretty serious, even dropping the l-word about each other. She's still young and figuring things out, but maybe this Brooks fella is even The One.
On June 23, she posted the happy photo shown of the couple, writing, 'Happy Birthday to this #mcm #love #happy #bestfriend @brookslaich." So he’s her best friendher Man Crush Monday, and she’s happy in love. If not, well, she can always go back to that seminar and hope it leads to more love magic!
"I mean, I’ve never really been the person to think about 'when you know you know'. It's fun to hang out and push each other and also kind of show him I can keep up with a professional athlete. We like the same things, so it's fun." "That's kind of been our mindset for a long time, but one step at a time," she says.
I think that’s how we support, like, going to each other's games or performances, and talking about it afterwards. I definitely want to be able to teach my kids that." "They are always going to be in my family. Like I said, I’m still focused on my personal journey and my personal career.
I don’t know much about his sport but I'm able to learn. "And it's so fun because it’s not the way I would personally work out, but it's fun to get different experiences and different ways of working out.
The 28-year-old DWTS judge - who relies on stylist Anita Patrickson - also sported blue skinny jeans, black booties, and a leather jacket as she held hands with the Canadian 33-year-old.
There may be a third one coming soon -- some sort of Move experience.
"I was not into it at first, but I learned so much about myself and why my relationships didn't work that by the end I was on a high.
Hockey season may be over, but there's still some time in peak wedding season! "She's just a sweetheart, very loving, very giving. I'm a pretty lucky guy." May 3, 2014: The lovebirds double date with Hough's brother, Derek, and his then-hookup Nikki Reed (who has since married Ian Somerhalder). A., they make their way to the Sayers Club to celebrate alum Cheryl Burke's 30th birthday.
Julianne Hough and Brooks Laich announced their engagement on Tuesday, Aug. Undeterred by the presence of photographers at the airport, the two share a romantic kiss before saying goodbye. 19, 2014: Laich confirms their relationship in an interview with Washington, D. PHOTOS: Star who date athletes "I don't want to get into a whole lot of it. PHOTOS: Best celeb engagement rings ever "[Laich] was the life of the party," an onlooker tells Us, noting that the athlete was "constantly dancing and making jokes." May 10, 2014: Hough and her beau put on their designer best and head to the Open Hearts Foundation Gala in Malibu, Calif.
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