‘The Young and the Restless’ Speculation: Tessa and Mariah’s Disagreement Over Children Leads to Breakup

If there’s one couple that’s won the hearts of The Young and the Restless viewers, it’s Tessa Porter (Cait Fairbanks) and Mariah Copeland (Camryn Grimes). Nicknamed Teriah, the two have become a hit with younger fans. Mariah’s recent storyline has given the couple some much-needed screentime. Although fans are excited to see the pair back onscreen, that joyous feeling might change soon.

'The Young and the Restless' star Cait Fairbanks at the 2019 Daytime Emmy Awards nominee reception.
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Mariah Copeland wants a baby on ‘The Young and the Restless’

Mariah underwent many life-changing events this year. The biggest one is becoming a surrogate for Abby Newman (Melissa Ordway) and Devon Hamilton (Bryton James). Mariah’s pregnancy went smoothly until Dr. Ben “Stitch” Rayburn (Sean Carrigan) kidnapped her. While in captivity, Mariah bonded with the unborn baby.

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As The Young and the Restless viewers expected, Mariah grew attached to baby Dominic following his birth. Although Mariah loves Dominic, she knows it’s best not to be around him. She and Tessa moved out of the Chancellor mansion and are trying to move forward. As reported by Soaps.com, Mariah has big plans for her and Tessa’s future. She wants to have a baby of their own.

Tessa Porter caught off guard by Mariah Copeland’s baby plan

Mariah’s desire to have a baby stunned Tessa. Of course, Tessa loves Mariah and would love to have a family with her, yet she knows it’s not the right time. Mariah is still recovering from the recent events and not thinking clearly.

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Tessa hopes Mariah will drop the baby discussion, yet Mariah’s not budging in her decision. Sharon Newman (Sharon Case) also shares the same concerns as Tessa. During a recent talk with Mariah, Sharon tried to convince her daughter not to rush into anything. Instead of heeding her mother’s advice, Mariah lashed out at Sharon. But she’s not the only one who’ll feel Mariah’s wrath.

Are Tessa Porter and Mariah Copeland headed for a breakup?

Mariah and Tessa’s disagreement over children is testing their relationship. Mariah is upset Tessa doesn’t want to have a baby; meanwhile, Tessa feels Mariah is disregarding her feelings. Having a baby is a big decision, one that will alter their lives. They’re already dealing with another stress, and a baby will further complicate matters.

With the couple at odds, it seems as if a breakup is coming. This isn’t the first time Mariah and Tessa have experienced issues. At one point, the couple briefly split when Mariah cheated on her, yet they reconciled. But will this baby dilemma be the thing to break them? Or will Mariah come to her senses and realize Tessa’s right? Either way, it appears this fall will be rocky for Teriah.