Credit: Photo courtesy of MTV © and TM MTV Networks Photo: The Situation Dances With Paula on Jersey Shore Season 5, Episode 3

For the second episode of Jersey Shore in a row, The Situation waxed romantic on the possibility of settling down with his favorite smush, Paula. But before he starts browsing the registry at BJ’s, let’s take a look at his past relationships to see if Mike is really ready to wife up.

As he told GQ back in 2010, he was “abandoned by the girlfriend he had planned to marry” by the time he was 25 years old. Understandably, this kind of break-up can traumatize a guy into years spent dating around, sleeping with models, strippers, and Italian girls who don’t speak English. Which is pretty much what the Sitch has done since that first relationship that broke his heart.

Mike’s first serious conquest since his Jersey Shore fame was Marcy Depena, aka “The Canadian Moaner” who Mike hooked up with while filming Season 2 in Miami and then later squired around Las Vegas. After a pretty dry Season 3 spent in Seaside, Mike memorably fell for the Twins in Florence during Season 4. He was caught canoodling in Italy with Brittany, his main hook-up out of the two.

Of course, The Situation had serious relationship intentions inside the Shore house as well. First he obsessed over Sammi in the very first few episodes of Jersey Shore, and then he threatened Snooki with his desire to get her wifed up. Neither even came close to working.

Enter Paula. In ways that only The Situation can appreciate, there is “nothing wrong” with her. Which is the guido way of saying “soul mate.” We’re keeping our fingers crossed for these two!

Catch an all-new Jersey Shore on Thursday, February 2 at 10pm ET/PT on MTV.

Sources: GQ, Socialite Life

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