"In a maternal, protective way, she found most of my boyfriends at the time lacking, and once told me I needed someone who was more my equal like ‘that wonderful actor on .'"Oh yes, she was talking about Mr. Not about ourselves, but about the world and books and family. It was like, ‘You like me, and I like you.' It gave me an understanding of life," Lauren shared with ."Nobody really knew about it for a while, probably a year."As a new year begins for Lauren, both the actress and Peter show no signs of feeling rushed to get engaged or take another step in their relationship.Graham, 43, admits that she "clearly had a connection" with Krause, 45, when the couple first met 15 years ago.
"Nobody knew about it for awhile, because we like to be at home, cooking and not going out," the actress says.Glamour: What stood out when you were filming the pilot episode? Mae: Actually my ex-boyfriend Landon Pigg was on one year.Mae: We went to Berkeley, and that's where we kind of met everybody for the first time. I was barely 20 and Sarah was 16 or 17 and here was this kid hanging out with us. He was my boyfriend at the time, and he came on to record because he was a musician. He actually helped me write all the music that I've sung on this show so far. Glamour: Let's talk about the thing on everybody's mind from last season's finale: How on earth did Amber and Ryan have sex in that hospital bed when he could barely move? Glamour: What did you think when you found out Amber was pregnant? I wanted something like this to happen because I want to see her have something in her life that's going to move her forward.In an episode last season, Ray Romano's character joked that the Bravermans are like Starbucks—there's one on every corner. There's such an overwhelming energy when we're all together. She had already been cast, and they were casting the role of Amber next.I remember her in the waiting room before I went in for my network audition, and we got to talking and got along really well.