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Jill Martin shares why fiancé left her before they got re-engaged

Jill Martin just revealed the reason behind her 2020 breakup with her fiancé, Erik Brooks. The TODAY lifestyle and commerce contributor, who reunited with Brooks in November 2021, looks back on their split and renewed romance in her new TODAY All Day special, “The New Rules for Finding Love.”
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Jill Martin reveals fiancé Erik Brooks left her when they broke up

Jill Martin says her unwillingness to change is the reason her on-again fiancé Erik Brooks left her. In an exclusive clip from the “Today” staple’s new series, “The New Rules for Finding Love,” Martin tears up while admitting she never thought it would be bad enough for him to end things. “We were just fighting all the time and I was not picking my battles, and I’m not blaming myself, OK,” she tells Tinx and Tracy McMillan, “but my stuff at that time and his stuff did not match up, and I wasn’t willing to change the way I reacted to...

Jill Martin: Why the shocking death in the ‘SATC’ reboot hit me so hard

Warning: This post contains spoilers. And just like that … I was heartbroken. I had my cosmo ready, my old 80s leopard bag out and my Carrie Bradshaw pin (a recent purchase from Sarah Jessica Parker’s own fashion line) standing by. I had scheduled a date with my fiancé to watch the first two episodes of “And Just Like That…,” the new “Sex and the City” reboot. I was jazzed. I had been counting the days until it was released.

Peacock Presents: Holiday Steals and Deals with Jill Martin

Make every gift sparkle this season with TODAY Lifestyle and Commerce Contributor Jill Martin as she shares the ultimate holiday wishlist, with more than 40 products -- some at over 80% off. Plus, inspirational hosts Jay Shetty and Radhi Devlukia-Shetty join Jill to discuss ways to keep calm during the busy holiday season.Nov. 25, 2021.

'Today' correspondent Jill Martin engaged

"Today" lifestyle correspondent Jill Martin, an East End resident born and raised in Plainview, is engaged once more to Boston equity-investment firm executive Erik Brooks. "I decided to call. It had been 18 months since I had given the ring back," Martin, 45, wrote in an essay for the "Today" website. "Deciding to end our engagement last year was heart-wrenching. … Even though we were fighting and hurting each other to what I thought was an irreparable place, I never thought our relationship would break. But it did. … It took falling apart to build ourselves back together."

Today’s Jill Martin reveals how one fateful call led her to get re-engaged to ex Erik Brooks

Today show contributor Jill Martin is engaged to Erik Brooks again, after the pair ended a previous engagement.Martin announced the news in an essay shared by the programme on Monday (22 November).Brooks and Martin first got engaged in May 2019 after meeting on an online dating app in 2017. In May last year, Martin announced that their engagement had ended."This pandemic has taken a toll on so many aspects of life — it’s such a difficult time for everyone,” she said at the time in a statement. “Erik is the most magnificent person, but with him living in Boston with...

Jill Martin: We're engaged ... again! Why this time around is different

I decided to call. It had been 18 months since I had given the ring back. It had been 18 months since we had spoken. During those months, I was never even tempted to reach out — the thought was just too painful. But then one day, I built up the courage — chutzpah, as my Grammy would say — and I called at 2 p.m. on a Thursday. He picked up.

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