2005's Biggest Romances

What a difference a year makes! Instant families, surprising splits: See the relationships that took unexpected twists


For the newlyweds, the year was about nesting: renovating the Malibu homestead and buying baby clothes. When Sean Preston arrived four days before their first anniversary in September, Spears's maternal mission – a baby at 23 – was complete. But the marriage is a work in progress: Recent reports have Federline sounding off about how unhappy he is.