Many people who are looking for love hope to be swept off their feet. The idea of a whirlwind romance is the subject of many novels and movies. But for some, it can end up being a sad fairy tale—not based in reality and often with an unhappy ending.
Recently, celebrity couple Demi Lovato and Max Ehrich called off their engagement after a rapid-fire love affair that began in March and led to a marriage proposal in July. Demi has talked publicly about how her music is getting her through her heartbreak. And while it isn’t clear what caused their relationship’s demise, it is not unusual when love is put on such a fast track.