But Vanessa Romito has now well and truly moved on from her MAFS marriage with her new beau, James.
In photos taken back in January, before MAFS had even premiered, the 31-year-old and her new man were busted canoodling on a quiet beach in
New love: Married At First Sight’s Vanessa Romito frolicked on a Perth beach with her new boyfriend James back in January
The couple kissed and pranced along the sand like they didn’t have a care in the world.
Vanessa appeared confident as she showed off her toned figure in a striped swimsuit.
Meanwhile, James flaunted his muscular physique by going shirtless, but he noticeably kept his jeans on.
Confident: Vanessa appeared confident as she showed off her toned figure in a striped swimsuit
Work it! The pharmacy manager flaunted her figure as she pranced around the shore
Happy days! Vanessa appeared to be beaming with joy as she smiled and splashed around
Since the weather looked downcast and gloomy, the pair stayed out of the water, with Vanessa briefly dipping her ankles in the surf before heading back to shore.
Vanessa’s blossoming new romance comes after she and ‘ex-husband’ Chris Nicholls left the experiment.
On Tuesday, viewers saw the pair argue over their lack of physical chemistry during lunch with their family and friends.
Shirtless: James flaunted his muscular physique by going shirtless, but he noticeably kept his jeans on
Bad boy! James showed off his bad boy style with a pair of sunglasses and Calvin Klein undies
Bliss: Vanessa and James seemed to be in a world of their own as they strolled down the sand
Chris said: ‘If you’re not getting what you want from it and I’m not getting what I want from it, then we’d be silly to hang out.’
With that, the youth worker then packed his bags and left the apartment for good.
Vanessa told producers, ‘I think I’m more disappointed in Chris not giving me his absolute attention.’
Passion: The happy couple kissed passionately on the beach, just like out of a scene from a romantic movie
Protective: James protectively wrapped Vanessa in a towel to keep her warm
Meow! The brunette beauty mounted her new beau in the middle of the beach
Get a room! The frisky couple couldn’t keep their hands off each other as they kissed
‘The correct person would never make you feel like this… I don’t think beauty is skin deep, I think beauty goes so much further,’ she cried.
Prior to her appearance on MAFS, Vanessa dated season six star Bronson Norrish.
Married At First Sight continues Sunday at 7pm on Channel Nine
Farewell: She left Married At First Sight earlier this week after her relationship to Chris Nicholls fell to pieces