When they graduated, they embarked on their college journey together up in Fog City, and Stephen even picked up Lauren at the airport: And while the lovely lady, who was voted "Most Irresistible" by her peers, was hopeful that she and the brown-eyed dreamboat would be more than just buddies, the duo stayed platonic -- forever.

However, the lovebirds -- who were a year apart in school -- didn't last after the nice guy went off to college. club get the best of her during the gang's Cabo San Lucas getaway, and she couldn't keep her paws off her crush during one fateful night out.

While Stephen ultimately forgave her for her indiscretions, we'll LC had the star quarterback all summed up on the very first episode: "He's a junior, and he's hooked up with most of the girls at our school...twice." The jury is still out on whether Talan had a fling with Lo -- you could feel the heat between the two, especially after that spicy conversation about threesomes while in the hot-tub with Lauren -- but during his senior year, he definitely had a relationship with the former Queen Bee. J & J could never see eye-to-eye: The jock's flirtatious ways and the brunette cutie's incessant jealousy led to constant bickering -- and ultimately, their demise. The strong-minded president of the school's drama club set her sights on the hunk -- even though he was with someone else (Jess).

But Alex's scheming ways came back to bite her in the butt: While they were supposedly dating, Jason took ANOTHER girl (future LB castie Cami) to prom. There's no better way to put it: The good gal fell for the bad boy, and a lot of drama -- as well as some heartache -- ensued.

"Laguna Beach" without love triangles would have been the equivalent of Thanksgiving without a turkey or Christmas without a tree -- it just wouldn't have worked.

During the show's run, we watched the good-looking group of teens -- Lauren, Stephen, Kristin, Talan and Jason, to name a few -- attempt to juggle their studies along with more than a few complicated romances.

In case you've forgotten, dating in high school = a not-so-easy task.In honor of Throwback Thursday, we're looking back at all of the pairings that unfolded during those rites-of-passage years on the hit MTV series.Relive all of the magical -- and dramatic -- unions in paradise, and share your thoughts on your faves below!There was no denying the affection between the childhood pals -- just look at that sweet kiss in Cabo!-- and they certainly grew close during their senior year.But there was a certain someone standing in their way of exiting the dreaded friend zone: K-Cav.