Cupid's Pulse Article: Rumor: Did Celebrity Couple Karina Smirnoff and Brad Penny Split?Cupid's Pulse Article: Rumor: Did Celebrity Couple Karina Smirnoff and Brad Penny Split?

Karina Smirnoff may have won a Mirror Ball Trophy on Dancing With the Stars, but rumor has it that she’s lost baseballer Brad Penny.  According to, the 30-year-old professional dancer is no longer in a Hollywood relationship with Penny. The celebrity couple went public with their relationship in 2009, but in October of this year they decided to postpone their wedding due to “conflicting schedules.”  Despite wanting to spend more time together, the celebrity couple have now separated.

Celebrity couple Smirnoff and Penny were close to getting married before announcing their split. How do you know when you’ve found “the one”?

Cupid’s Advice:

It can take a lot of bad relationships and love that end in hurt feelings before finally find “the one.”  Cupid has some love advice and tips to know your partner is your true love:

1. Communication is key: You have no trouble talking and there’s never an awkward silence.  If you find that you can talk to your sweetheart about anything without being bored, that is sign of a lifelong compatibility.

Related Link: Karina Smirnoff Loves Being Engaged to Brad Penny

2. One in the same: If your life goals are similar, that’s important.  It’s nice to be in love, but if you have no common life goals, trouble can occur quickly.

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3. Predict the future: When you think of your future and you can’t imagine your partner not being there, he or she may be “the one.” If you find yourself thinking about making a family with them and expanding your relationship and love, that may mean that they’re meant to be in your future.

How did you know your partner was the one? Share your story below.