The Dancing With the Stars professional and the Boy Meets World alum started courting in 2007, earlier than going their separate methods a 12 months later. The couple reconnected in February 2017 and quickly started planning their future together.
“We actually wish to do it proper. We wish to do the steps of being engaged, transferring in collectively, getting married and having youngsters,” Burke solely informed Us Weekly in October 2017. “I’m not getting any youthful. We would like youngsters and all of that, so we’ll see what occurs.”
Six months later, Lawrence informed Us what the key to making their relationship work, saying, “we’re actually good buddies and that’s the place all of it begins.”
The Brotherly Love alum added: “I believe now we have actually good companionship and I believe we simply constructed from there. That’s crucial factor. We will truly hang around. After we go away collectively, we actually take pleasure in it. When it’s simply the 2 of us, it’s the very best.”
Burke, who selected to turn into sober shortly after getting engaged, stated that Lawrence has been her “rock” amid her sobriety journey. “I don’t know the place I might be with out him,” she stated on an October 2020 episode of Good Morning America.
She later mirrored on her relationship with the Leaping Ship actor in a December 2020 YouTube video. The dancer famous that her historical past of “courting abusive males” stopped when she met Lawrence, whom she married in May 2019.
“Wanting again, I actually assume that the primary relationship I ever had that didn’t match this abusive sample was when my now-husband Matt and I dated the primary time round again in 2007,” Burke admitted. “I actually assume on the time once we first dated, I didn’t clearly love myself sufficient to assume that I deserved to be with somebody who was truly good to me.”
She added that Lawrence is the “exact opposite of every thing dangerous about my previous relationships” and she or he is “so grateful and blissful” that the universe introduced them again collectively.
Scroll all the way down to relive the highs and lows of Burke and Lawrence’s relationship over time.