She didn't quite know who the stranger was who entered her home that day. After experiencing a tough time, Deanna thought she had no one else to turn to who would empathize with her in her struggles. That was, until she met him. AJ approached Deanna with a kind spirit and a listening ear, which was exactly what she needed. From that point on, they both knew it was love.
P.S. Do you not ADORE their hair styles?!