How Dayanara Got Her Groove Back
Dayanara with Marc, Marc with J. Lo (inset) In 2004, Dayanara Torres—a former Miss Universe from Puerto Rico—became the former Mrs. Marc Anthony. The couple's nearly four-year marriage dissolved amid rumors that Anthony was having a relationship with actress-singer Jennifer Lopez. Those rumors seemed confirmed when Anthony married Lopez just four days after his divorce from Torres was final.
But in her new book, Married to Me: How Committing To Myself Led To Triumph After Divorce, Torres, who admits the divorce left her "purely and utterly devastated," offers no salacious tabloid-ready details and no barbs for J. Lo or her ex-husband. The book is a mostly generalized self-help guide, complete with all the requisite rebuilding steps applicable to starting life over after the world moves on to a new Miss Universe and your husband moves on to the planet's most famous Puerto Rican. The takeaway: Even international beauty queens can find themselves alone and unshaven, binging on Candace Bushnell and self pity. More life lessons from Torres follow:
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