The reality is that, yes, it was a massive event in my life.And the trauma of it was amplified by how public it became, which was incredibly foreign and bizarre to a girl who'd been just another college kid 24 months before her life blew up...

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The pair ended their engagement after seven years in August 2013.

He then dated co-star, Nicky Whelan, 34, who he met on set of Left Behind, but that fizzled out after seven months.

Chad married actress Sophia Bush, 33, who played Brooke Davis, in 2005, but they separated five months later, before divorcing in December 2006.

Although the pair had to then continue as co-stars (awks), Sophia slammed her former hubby in 2014.

We mean, what 20-something doesn't make mistakes?

Since her relationship with Murray ended, she's been pretty private about the marriage that unfolded 11 years ago with her by saying, "We were two stupid kids who had no business being in a relationship in the first place." As an actress who wants to be taken seriously, and to be remembered by what she does onscreen versus offscreen in her personal life, Bush is once again opening up about the marriage and divorce that have since been "defining her" in an essay written for .

‘After almost 15 years of adventures, you taught me more about selflessness and compassion than I thought a dog could know.’ Well yeah, where else would he meet his girlfriends? Last year Chad starred in Scream Queens, Other People’s Children, Texas Rising, Chosen and Agent Carter that continues airing this year.

Every day he remains thankful for his first big break though, adding: ‘Playing the moral compass on One Tree Hill which is what Lucas was, was a great way for me to learn as an artist and to start understanding emotions and understanding myself.’ There have been plenty of social ones!

See More: The 7 Phrases That Are Ruining Your Relationship"In my 20s," she writes, "when I was starting out my career as an actor, I wasn't looking for a relationship, but one found me and became serious, even though I hadn't planned to settle down until my 30s.

But when the person you're with asks you to marry him, you think: This must be happening because it's supposed to."She continues saying, "But I refuse to let that one relationship define me, which is why I've done my best to avoid discussing it for 10 years.

I came to appreciate that relationships often serve a specific purpose at a certain point in time, for myriad reasons.