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Danica Patrick's Rocky Road To Love

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By Carol Cassada

Former race car driver and current businesswoman Danica Patrick continues to be a supportive girlfriend to Aaron Rodgers.

After Aaron's team lost the NFC Championship game to the San Francisco 49ers, Danica made a post on Instagram about how proud she was of Aaron and the Packers for an incredible season.

Danica and Aaron have become one of the sports community's most popular couples.

The two have been dating for almost two years, and Packers fans have come to love Danica because they feel she's a good fit for Aaron.

As for Danica, it seems she's found a good man in Aaron because her road to love has been rocky.

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First marriage

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In 2002, as Danica was starting out in her racing career, she met Dr. Paul Hospenthal.

Danica met Paul when she came to him for treatment for a hip injury. The two began dating soon afterwards. At the time Danica was only 20 years-old, and Paul was 17 years older than her.

Despite the age difference, the couple married in 2005.

Paul was supportive of Danica's racing career and often attended the IndyCar races to cheer her on.

After 7 years of marriage, Danica and Paul announced they were divorcing in 2012.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

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Shortly after she announced her divorce from Paul Hospenthal, Danica went public with her new boyfriend NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Danica had made the switch from IndyCar to NASCAR, where she met Ricky.

While Danica experienced a string of bad luck in her NASCAR career, Ricky seemed to be doing well. He won Rookie of the Year in 2013, and in 2017 he scored his first race wins at Talldega and Daytona. As Ricky celebrated his wins, Danica would be by his side in victory lane.

After 5 years together, Danica and Ricky stunned race fans when they announced their break up in December 2017.

The reason for the break up had to do with Danica wanting to get married and have kids, which is something Ricky didn't want.

Relationship with Aaron

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After her break up with Ricky, Danica didn't stay single for too long

In January 2018, rumors swirled that she and NFL player Aaron Rodgers were dating. The couple confirmed the rumors a month later when Aaron appeared with Danica at the Daytona 500.

Since then the couple's been inseparable.

With Danica now retired from racing, it's allowed her more free time to spend with Aaron. When she's not attending one of his games, she and Aaron like to sneak away for a romantic getaway.

Future with Aaron?

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Danica and Aaron have been going strong for two years now.

While Packers fans were skeptical of the relationship at first, they've come to love Danica. They feel that Aaron's more motivated since he's been with her.

Both Danica and Aaron are smitten with each other, and she's not shy about posting photos of her beau on Instagram.

So could the couple be ready to take the next step in their relationship?

Time will tell whatever the plans the couple has, but for now fans are enjoying these cutesy moments from Danica and Aaron.

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