2005's Biggest Romances

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

NICOLE & DJ AM

Richie and Adam Goldstein had been dating 22 months, but it was only 10 months into their engagement that they ended it in December. Just a month before, she had told PEOPLE, "I'm looking forward to marriage," and called her spinning sweetie "sexy and funny and extremely talented." For him, she was his "best friend."