“We Decided Not to Speak to Each Other ..”: 3x NBA Champion Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union Had an Oddly Heartwarming Love Story

Dwyane Wade was the fifth pick in the 2003 NBA draft. At the age of 24, he led the Miami Heat to win the NBA championship in 2006. He is not only admired as a player but also as a husband. When it comes to couples, fans have witnessed many celebrities dating each other. And when an NBA star and Hollywood star come together, it gives their fans a moment to celebrate.

Actress Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade have been married for six years now.

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Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union open about their relationship story

The couple is popularly known as the definition of relationship goals. As we know there are many failed relationship stories but that’s not the case with Wade and Union. They have overcome all the challenges to assure the continuation of their romance. The couple remembered their first encounter at a Super Bowl party in 2007.

MIAMI, FLORIDA – APRIL 09: Dwyane Wade # 3 of the Miami Heat poses for a photo with his wife, Gabrielle Union, nephew, Dahveon Morris, and children, Kaavia James Union Wade, Zaire Wade, Xavier Wade and Zion Wade after his final career home game at American Airlines Arena on April 09, 2019 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Michael Reaves / Getty Images)

At that time, Wade was in the midst of a contentious divorce from his first wife, Siohvaughn Funches. And Union had divorced her first spouse, retired NFL star Chris Howard. The couple came into the limelight in 2010 when they made their relationship public. The news quickly made headlines, and fans were overjoyed to see the couple together.

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The couple can be seen numerous times talking about their heartwarming love story. During an interview with ‘People ‘, the couple shared a story about when they decided not to talk with each other. Union said, “We went through a period where we enjoyed each other’s company, but I’m like, ‘He’s 12’, you know, like we’re both like, divorced, we both really kind of wanting to test the waters, so we decided to not speak to each other for a week.“And then Wade added, “We cut off all communication just to find out how, if we find ourselves back to each other then it is like we are meant for each other.”

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