A lesbian couple is among the four
couples appearing on the second season of Bravo's Newlyweds: The
First Year, which premiered Tuesday.
The reality series documents the lives
of recently married couples.
Laura Leigh Abby and Samantha Abby
dated seven years before marrying.
“We met in 2004 at Emerson College,”
Laura told EOnline.com.
“We actually met during a rush event for our sorority. I was a
sister and Sam was pledging and everything started from there.
Eventually, a relationship blossomed.”
In their first year of marriage, Laura
and Samantha will explore having a child, deal with a large
inheritance and face career issues.
“You can never be sure how people can
interpret what they're seeing,” Laura said. “People have a lot
of misconceptions about what a gay couple looks like. But when they
watch, they'll realize every couple – gay or straight – we fight
about the same stuff you fight about. We have a pretty normal
relationship just like everyone else. We wanted to show that
The show's first season featured Jeff
Pedersen and Blair Late, who entered a domestic partnership in
Georgia after almost a year of dating.