Tyrese and Taraji began dating in January 1995, when he was 16 and she was and she was 24. She had a 1 year old son at the time. On December 12, 1996, Taraji found out that she was 8 weeks pregnant. On February 12. 1997, Taraji Found out she was having a boy. On July 23, 1997 Yvette gave birth to a Healthy Baby Boy Joseph Chresanto Tyrese Gibson Summers II. In September, Taraji discovered that Tyrese was cheating. She forgave him. In January 1998, Taraji found out she was pregnant again. Tyrese than made her get an abortion because they couldn't afford to have another child. In August 1998, Tyrese started Cheating with Meagan, who was 17. On July 1, 1999, Meagan found out she was pregnant. Taraji Was heartbroken, but she forgave him and Stayed with him. On August 30, Meagan found out she was having a girl. Taraji was heartbroken because she wanted to have a daughter. On February 10, 2000, Meagan gave Birth to a daughter Destiny Janelle Yara Sayeh Summers.
Tyrese Continued to sleep with Meagan. In July, Taraji discovered she was pregnant again. She again had an abortion due to them not being stable enough for another child. In October, Taraji Broke up with him after she discovered he cheated with her one of coworkers. They later got back together in November. That same month, Ty's old flame contacted him saying he was the father of her 4 year old daughter. They took Dna test and he was proven to be the father. Taraji was once again devastated. The following April, Another Ex contacted him about her 18 month old Daughter. He was proven to be the father. This prompted him to get in contact with another ex. She had an 21 month old daughter. He was proven to be the father. Tyrese and Taraji got engaged on Taraji's Birthday, 9/11/2001. They Broke up again in March 2002. Taraji began dating someone else the following month. Taraji and her boyfriend broke up in July, and she went back to Tyrese. Taraji discovered she was pregnant again in October, 2002. She Gave birth to a daughter on June 23, 2003. They broke up officially in October, 2003, but have remained best friends.