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Giannina Gibelli and Damian Powers got together on the first season of Love Is Blind. But after they walked down the aisle together, only Giannina said, “I do.”

Giannina Gibelli and Damian Powers | Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for Netflix
Giannina Gibelli and Damian Powers | Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for Netflix

Powers said, “I do not… I do love you. Since day one, I’ve wanted this, I wanted to marry you. I have. I’ve stayed consistent all the way through this. And you have not. I can’t handle the ups and downs of you loving me one day and saying you want to be friends the next. It would be selfish of me to marry you today knowing, as much as you tell me you’re ready, I see that you’re not.”

How Giannina and Damian got back together after ‘Love Is Blind’

Though they didn’t get married, Love Is Blind fans saw during the show’s reunion that the couple had gotten back together after their dramatic almost-wedding.

“When you saw me ‘give him his bow back,’ that was me essentially breaking up with him,” Giannina said. “Our ‘thing’ was our bows. He put a bow on his right wrist as he ‘was my gift’ when he proposed to me, while, unbeknownst to him, I have a tattoo of a bow on my left wrist.”

After they parted ways, Giannina contacted Damian that night to talk through what had happened.

“He was surprised when I reached back out to him later that night to talk things out,” she admitted. “I felt like we had unfinished business, and it didn’t feel right to leave things on a sour note, so he snuck us back into our old apartment. We cried it out, healed together and haven’t been apart since.”

Giannina and Damian’s family

Fans will remember that Giannina didn’t get a chance to meet Damian’s parents before their wedding. They were going to get together and they ended up canceling last-minute. Today, however, G says she and the Powerses get along great.

“I love his family,” she told Life & Style. “They’re so, so sweet. We actually spent Thanksgiving and Christmas together right after we wrapped filming.”

And the Gibelli family loves Damian.

“My family adores him!” she told the publication. “No hard feelings there. He and my dad have inside jokes. It’s amazing to see!”

As for if/when the two will get engaged again, the reality star says she’s not opposed to it.

“I’m not against another engagement,” she shared. “It’s definitely still too soon for me, but we’re very much enjoying dating each other without any added pressure.”

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