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In December 2012, Michele gushed about her handsome beau in Marie Claire. “I don’t even remember a time when he wasn’t my boyfriend," she said. "No one knows me better than Cory. No one knows what it’s been like to go through this more than he does. Feeling like you have that net underneath you allows you to jump higher and go farther. He makes me feel like I can do anything. For the first time in my life, I feel really, really settled and happy. I feel like the luckiest girl in the world.” (1/2/2013)

Cory Monteith and Lea Michele's Sweet Romance

Cory Monteith had been dating his "Glee" co-star Lea Michele for a year and a half before he tragically passed away in his Vancouver hotel room on July 13 at the age of 31. Take a look back at the couple's relationship.