For Ricky Martin, To Reveal His Sexual Identity Was The Hardest Decision In Life, But It Helped Him Find Love With Husband Jwan Yosef

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June 19, 2018 16:28 By Fabiosa

Ricky Martin admits he avoided facing up his sexuality for many years before he met his future partner and husband-to-be, Jwan Yosef. This man turned his life ‘upside down’ and taught Martin to love and accept himself as he is.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Perfect match

It took half a year before Ricky Martin asked Jwan Yosef on a date. Before that, the couple was just sending messages, talking about life, their perspectives, and plans for the future. Ricky explained:

I contacted him first, and we talked for six months. We were just sending messages… Nothing sexy, nothing sexual. It's not that he was sending me sexy pictures and vice versa, I swear.

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When after six months, the singer finally asked Yosef to meet on a date, he had no idea this meeting would change his life completely. Ricky recalled the moment when he first saw Jwan:

I said to myself, 'I am going to marry this guy.' 

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Apparently, Yosef thought exactly the same thing when he saw the hot singer. The lovebirds announced their engagement in 2016, and two years later, they got married.

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In an interview with Attitude magazine, Martin confessed he and Jwan are proud to be a role model gay couple to inspire other gay men around the globe to not hide their sexuality.

We love it! Every time I post a picture of me and my husband on Instagram, that's my activism. And we'll keep fighting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The star added that he suffered a lot when he had to hide his sexuality from other people. At that time, he just couldn’t open the doors to a new relationship, and that hurt him a lot.

 I didn't want people to know me too much.

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Today, Ricky is completely satisfied with his life. He has a loving husband and two wonderful kids born via a surrogate. The singer wasted too much time pretending to be somebody else, but now, he is finally happy.

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