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Real Couple: Edda & Bernard

Bernard, Edda, Real Couples 

Location: Washington, DC

Their Digs: They own a 1,490 sq.-ft., 2-bedroom, 2-bath townhouse

Ages: Both are 28.

How They Met: During junior year at Hampton University, their alma mater.

Together: 8 years

Married: November 11, 2006

Pets: Pepper Coleman, an 8-month-old Shih Tzu

Pepper, shih tzuCareers: Edda is a legislative director; Bernard is a PMO project portfolio manager.

Baby Clock: In the next couple of years

Fight Most About: Finances. “Doesn’t everyone?" says Edda.

Downtime: These two love to travel, cook, shop, and spend time with family.

Biggest Worry: How to raise their future children

Who Cooks: Edda’s a pasta-phile. If she could, she’d make it for every dinner.

Fantasy Buy: Their dream vacation home in Charleston, South Carolina.

Favorite Vacation Spot: Europe for Edda and the Caribbean for Bernard

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