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Everything We Know About Melissa From ‘Married At First Sight’

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Married at First Sight bride Melissa is sure to be a fan favourite, so what do we know about the stunning contestant?

Based on her bio, the 31-year-old has had a stable job for the last 13 years as a workplace trainer, but she has shied away from relationships. In fact, she has never been on a date, and her last relationship ended when she was 19.

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Melissa admits that she’s extremely shy and introverted. On the premiere, Melissa spoke about her abandonment issues, which are rooted in her father leaving her family when she was a baby. Later, as an adult, Melissa shared her boyfriend had broken up with her by telling her that he didn’t want to be with her anymore.

Instead of dating, throughout her 20s Melissa travelled across North America and even did a short stint living in Banff in Canada.


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Since returning to Australia, Melissa purchased a home in Somerville in Victoria, where she lives alone with her two dogs, Marli and Murphy. After years of solitude, Melissa is ready to find love in an unconventional way, since she has had no luck on dating apps. On the MAFS premiere, one of Melissa’s biggest concerns was telling her new husband how long she’s been single, as she was worried he would judge her.

Melissa’s wedding was her first date and she’s hoping to find a long-lasting relationship in the MAFS experiment.