Britney Spears and Jason Trawick's Love Story in 6 Sweet Shots

From a snuggle in the surf to a surprise engagement, see the former couple's most romantic moments

01 of 06

GOING PUBLIC

GOING PUBLIC
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Nearly a year after beginning a romance with her agent Jason Trawick, Britney Spears takes the relationship to the red carpet when Trawick escorts the singer to the 2010 Grammy Awards – her first time attending the ceremony in several years. "Her dad loves him," a source tells PEOPLE. "He's the best thing that happened to her."

02 of 06

HAWAII 5–WHOA

HAWAII 5–WHOA
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The couple share a sweet getaway to Hawaii in August 2010. Spears snuggles up to her man in the water – and Trawick shows off that he's been hiding some serious abs under his shirt. He's Spears gushes to Ryan Seacrest.

03 of 06

BACKSTAGE PASS

BACKSTAGE PASS
Courtesy Britney Spears

"It's Opening Night B–H!!!!" Spears Tweets, sharing this photo of Trawick's good-luck hug at the June 16 kickoff of her 2011 Femme Fatale tour. One month earlier, Trawick quit his job as her agent at the high-powered William Morris Endeavor, taking a role with entertainment company Famos. "Since meeting Britney, his priorities have shifted and he would much rather be home at night with her and her boys," a source tells PEOPLE of Trawick, who is often spotted in the audience at Spears's shows.

04 of 06

LOVE ON THE SEAS

LOVE ON THE SEAS
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It's a family affair for Spears and Trawick, who share a cuddle while watching her sons, Jayden, 5, and Preston, 6, catch some rays during a sunny trip in the waves off Long Island, N.Y., in the summer of 2011.

05 of 06

TOTALLY IN SYNC

TOTALLY IN SYNC
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When MTV's 2011 Video Music Awards honored Spears in September, Trawick was on hand to lend his support to the woman of the hour, and asked her to marry him three months later. But following a yearlong engagement, the once lovey-dovey duo called it quits in January 2013.

06 of 06

TOO HOT FOR TV

TOO HOT FOR TV

Now that's some serious PDA! Trawick flaunts his abs again as a guest star in Spears's "Criminal" video, for which the couple shoot some very steamy sex scenes and a no-holds-barred smooch. "When you're looking at that final kiss for the shootout, it's a loving, very passionate kiss," Chris Marrs Piliero, who directed the clip, tells PEOPLE. "That was important to the video and that was passionate and natural on their end. That's a real moment between them."

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