ESSENCE Poll: Are We Too Invested In Celebrity Relationships?
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The announcement of Paula Patton and Robin Thicke’s split rocked the internet yesterday. Responses on social media and comment boards ranged from absolute shock and disappointment to drawn out debates on who was to blame. It seemed everyone had a strong opinion on why the high school sweethearts decided to part ways. 

Patton and Thicke are far from the first celebrity couple to call it quits, yet we still find ourselves falling for their love stories. Are we too invested in celebrity relationships?

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