The relationship, which lasted nearly two years, was her first following the death of her former magazine in a 2015 interview that she wanted to take her time getting back on the dating scene after Monteith died.“I wanted to make sure that I was okay with me, feeling strong and feeling happy on my own,” she told the glossy.The first-ever captain of New Directions, Rachel Berry didn't join glee club to make friends.The driven and ambitious sophomore joined because she was a powerhouse singer with an appetite for glee club-domination.Giving love a try after meeting on the set of a TV show.It happened a minimum of seven times on , since, after all, everyone knows about the relationships between Lea Michele & Cory Monteith (RIP) and Melissa Benoist & Blake Jenner — that’s two couples right there.“I know everyday you’re watching over me, and smiling,” she said.In life, there’s no one way to meet a potential significant other.
The “if you say so” ink on her ribcage recalls the last thing Monteith said to her before his death — it completed their exchange and followed her saying, “I love you more.” RELATED: Cory Monteith’s 15 Best On July 13, the third anniversary of Monteith’s death, Michele took to Twitter to share her grief.“I wanted to make sure that I was a whole person again and that no one was coming into my life to put me back together.that Michele and Monteith spent Valentine's Day together in Los Angeles., Rachel Berry, got a “Finn” tattoo on the show to honor the passing of her former fiancé, Monteith’s character Finn Hudson.“Right now, I feel physically in my best shape, and emotionally in my best place,” she told the magazine, later noting, “I have down days.Like, you could literally meet the love of your life at a grocery store.But you know what’s been proven to be quite popular?“For this one, I really just kind of went back to my roots and the music I grew up listening to. Prior to her current romance with Buckley, Michele, 29, was in a relationship with Matthew Paetz, who she split with in late February.Monteith played Finn Hudson, the football player with a heart of gold, who finds love with Rachel Berry. With a name like Chord Overstreet, you'd think this guy was built for show biz. Critics also praised the show for its groundbreaking approach to exploring various social issues such as gender identity, teen pregnancy and bullying.