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    Jennifer Lopez Opened Up About Her Relationship With Alex Rodriguez And What Makes Him "Different" From Her Exes

    Jenny from The Block should start a relationship advice column.

    Jennifer Lopez knows a thing or two about love and marriage.

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    On Saturday, the "If You Had My Love" singer sat down with Oprah in Los Angeles for the mogul's 2020 Vision Tour and opened up about her relationship with fiancé Alex Rodriguez.

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    Alex famously proposed to Jennifer in March 2019. The couple have been dating since 2017.

    When asked if it mattered when she married A-Rod, Jen reportedly responded, "No, doesn't."

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    "It's so funny because when we first got engaged I was like, 'Oh, we're gonna get married in a couple months?!' Your old thinking comes right back, all that hopeless romantic [stuff] that made me get married three times," she said.

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    The 50-year-old was previously married to Ojani Noa from 1997 to 1998, actor Cris Judd from 2001 to 2003, and singer Marc Anthony from 2004 to 2014, who she also shares two children, twins Max and Emme, with.

    "[Alex's] like, 'Whatever you want to do, we can talk about it.' I said, 'But if we're going to be together for the rest of our lives, what is the rush,'" she told Oprah. "If that's what we're really going to do, if we're really going to be partners."

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    Jennifer continued, "If we're really going to try to build something together that we both never had or both never felt like we had — which was a family with a husband and a wife, and a mother and a father — and we embrace all of our children, and we show them something that we didn't have."

    The Super Bowl performer went on to explain that her relationship with the retired baseball player is "different" than her previous relationships because of his "consistency."

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    "What [Alex] says, he does...every time. And that is big," she shared. "He wants to build together, which I've never had. I never had anybody who wants to see me shine and grow and be."

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    "I think him being in my life is a big part of what happened this year because he allowed me to [take off] and it wasn't like, 'Get back down here' or 'Don't outshine me,'" she added. "We have that kind of mirror quality for each other."

    Awww. I seriously couldn't be happier for them. Here's to many more years of love and happiness for the two, and whenever they do decide to tie the knot, it'll be well worth the wait.


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