Rick and Manny met in 2003 and have been inseparable ever since. They did the civil union in 2008 and officially got married in October 2011 as soon as it became legal in New York City.
Rick lived abroad while he was in the ARMY and Manny lived in Brazil for over a year. They speak several languages such as English, Spanish, Portuguese, and German. They have traveled extensively throughout Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Caribbean, South America and the United States.
They are both passionate about travel, new cultures, helping gay youth, meeting new people and staying fit. They have a beautiful daughter and live happily in the Pennsylvania suburbs.