Why Naya Rivera and Tahj Mowry Broke Up

by Jeremy Spirogis
Naya Rivera in 2017

Naya
Rivera
and Tahj Mowry dated on and off from the time they have been youngsters
till their early 20s. Here’s the actual motive they broke up.

Tahj Mowry’s tribute to Naya Rivera

Naya Rivera in 2017 | Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic for Fashion Media
Naya Rivera in 2017 | Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic for Fashion Media

Mowry declared his love for Rivera in an emotional Instagram
post. He revealed that he and Rivera shared many important life occasions.
Here’s a part of what Mowry posted on his Instagram web page:

We grew up collectively. We turned adults collectively. We skilled so many firsts collectively. You have been my first expertise with all the things: love, intimacy, heartbreak. We broke one another’s hearts after which mended them again collectively…greater than as soon as.

I’ll by no means not consider you. No lady has ever measured up what you gave me or the way you made me really feel. I’ve by no means preferred to confess it, however I’ve by no means stopped loving you. Part of me all the time wished for the day the place God would deliver us again collectively to be what we dreamt we may have been.

How Naya Rivera and Tahj Mowry met

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In her ebook Sorry, Not Sorry, Rivera mentioned her very
first crush was on the R&B group Bel Biv DeVoe. After that, she had a child
crush on Mowry, the brother of former Sister, Sister stars Tia and
Tamera Mowry. Rivera and Mowry met throughout a photoshoot once they have been simply 4
years outdated. Their moms turned mates, so this gave the children an
alternative to get to know one another. The households grew so shut they started
attending the identical church.

“After just a few years of seeing one another each Sunday
morning, Tahj was my primary crush, and I believe that I used to be his,” wrote
Rivera. Years later, once they have been of their early teenagers, they started courting.
Rivera recalled how excited she was to have Mowry at her 13th
birthday celebration and the way all the ladies have been attempting to get his consideration. She additionally
sweetly recalled their first kiss:

We had our first kiss not too lengthy after that, once we have been on a chaperoned date with—who else however—our mothers. We’d gone to see a Denzel Washington film, and our mothers had made the error (or perhaps it was deliberate?) of sitting within the row in entrance of us. This left me and Tahj free to carry palms behind their backs, and even, gasp, make out!

I’d by no means kissed anyone earlier than, and I’m fairly positive he hadn’t both, as a result of our enamel saved knocking collectively so continuously, and so loudly, that I assumed one in all our mothers would  flip round and go, ‘What the hell is that noise?!’

Why Naya Rivera and Tahj Mowry broke Up

Tahj Mowry | Earl Gibson III/WireImageTahj Mowry | Earl Gibson III/WireImage
Tahj Mowry | Earl Gibson III/WireImage

Rivera mentioned she preferred Mowry and was comfortable they’d loads in frequent. She additionally preferred that he was “a nice Christian boy.” However, issues started to fizzle. Rivera mentioned the last word deal breaker for Mowry needed to do with funds. He determined to finish the connection as a result of he didn’t really feel she measured up financially.

“Tahj and I continued to ‘date’ on and off for everything
of our teenage years,” wrote Rivera. “During one in all our ‘off’ intervals, I misplaced
my virginity to another person. Tahj later ended issues as soon as and for all by
telling me he thought he wanted thus far somebody on his monetary degree. Di**.
We’re nonetheless mates.”

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