Kean, Chynna didn’t take too long to know they’re meant for each other
Theirs is perhaps one of the most beautifully written love stories that did not flip too many pages of history.
Kean Cipriano and Chynna Ortaleza-Cipriano are two living examples that you’ll know someone is the one in a heartbeat.
Just a few months into dating, they were already blessed with a beautiful baby girl they named Stellar.
Thereafter, they legalized their union – first in civil wedding then followed with a church ceremony.
So why were they in a hurry to take the plunge? Because they already know each other is the one.
Factor in their strong foundation, Kean and Chynna were first and foremost good friends. They were among the typical girl-boy close friends who find comfort in each other. Unlike other would-be couples who start with a typical courtship, Kean and Chynna skipped the stage as they already knew they would walked down the aisle together one day.
“Hindi pa kami ah, pero he was asking things like: ‘Chynna you wanna have a kid?’ It was just the dynamic of the relationship to ask each other na: ‘You wanna have a child?’ Ako naman: ‘Oo naman.’ Then he’ll follow up with: ‘You wanna have a child with me?’ Sabi ko: ‘Yah’,” Chynna said in an intimate interview with her and Kean with select members of the entertainment press last Friday for Callalily’s upcoming 13th anniversary concert titled “Ex-alt.”
Kean not the ‘marrying type’
Given his status as a hunky rockstar, Kean has had a roster of beautiful ladies on his dating/dated list. Because of this, people perceived him to not be the marrying type. Knowing himself, he also felt the same.
Because they were too close, Chynna revealed that she knew all of her husband’s past conquests because he would tell her everything.
“Naka-encounter ko pa ‘yung iba. Umiiyak pa ‘yung iba sa’kin tapos ako parang: Okaaaaay. Ganun ka-honest ‘yung vibe ever since,” she said.
And then Kean would make his move.
“So minsan ‘pag nag-uusap kami or ‘pag nakakainom siya biglang nag-speech si kuya na ‘alam mo, you can actually be together, ‘pag dumating ‘yung panahon na ‘yun game over na ko’,” she said. “Tapos ako parang anong pinagsasabi nito, game over na daw siya that’s it na daw, he can’t mess it up ganyan. Tapos ako, okay. And hindi naman niya miness up.”
As if God-willed, it was just the perfect timing. Chynna had already found her peace coming off from a devastating break-up from a nine-year relationship with Railey Valeroso. And so for her, she just went with the flow simply because everything felt right.
As most people normally spend time, usually years, to get to know a person and be sure he or she is the one, Kean and Chynna skipped the step and immediately planned every couple’s ultimate end up when they got together.
“Fast forward nung naging kami. Sabi ko pakakasalan ko na ’yan,” Kean said. “One month into the relationship, nag-open na kami ng bank account na joint. Kasi nag-iipon na kami for a wedding. Plano namin in two years magpakasal na kami.”
“Three months after that we found out that we’re pregnant. Ito na ‘yun! Two months after nag-propose ako ng walang singsing, tapos nag-civil wedding kami, two years after nag-church wedding kami last November,” he added.
No specific formula
As it is, there’s no sure way to be certain about somebody, but spending less time into prolonging the wait just worked for them.
“Wala sa haba nasa nilalaman. Kami at least sa’min ga’nun. ‘Yung iba naman kailangan mahaba,” Kean said.
“Dati ’yung best friend ko asked me: ‘Paano ’yan ’pag naging kayo ni Kean?’ Sabi ko: ‘Oo, papakasalan ko kahit sa Jollibee kami mag-reception.’ May ganun ganun pa ‘ko,” Chynna said. “Wala akong expectation whatsoever. I just had a happy feeling in this company. I can be with him wherever.” /atm
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