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Dina Manzo Reveals What It Was Like to Get to Know Teresa Giudice's New Boyfriend

The Real Housewives of New Jersey friends recently reunited to celebrate Dina Manzo's birthday.

By Hannah Chambers
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Teresa Giudice has just reached a very important step in her relationship with Luis “Louie” Ruelas: introducing him to her best friend!

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The Real Housewives of New Jersey cast member and her new boyfriend recently celebrated Dina Manzo’s birthday in Mexico. Now, the RHONJ alum turned West Coast resident is opening up about their first time meeting in person.

In a heartfelt Instagram post, Dina thanked her husband, Dave Cantin, for making her birthday so special, calling the celebration “the perfect mixture of spiritual experiences, crazy fun and deep relaxation.” She went on to explain that Dave found the perfect way to make the birthday even more memorable. “It was so sweet of him to include one of my dearest friends too. It’s been so long since [Teresa] and I spent quality time together and getting to know her new man was such a pleasure. Thank you [Louie] for your generosity and open heart too!” 

Dina continued her message with a solid piece of relationship advice: “Girls, I just want to tell you NOT to settle,” she wrote. “There is a partner out there that will treat you like the queen that you are. I waited a long time to experience this kind of love and we’ve both worked really hard to get here.” 

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