Details: Clay and Sara meet a college and began are relationship after during a dare they jumped together into a river and kissed. This started a quick and loving relationship. Following college they quickly moved in together and got engaged after Sara proposed. Throughout their relationship Sara supported Clay's job making
sure he only did what he wanted. But it was ended by Sara's untimely death leaving Clay devastated and vowing to never love again. But with the help of Sara's spirit he was able to move on and find more love. They both had a son Logan.
Details: Clay and Kylie meet on the set of Nathan Scott's advert were she was the female star and that night they had a one night stand. But she continued to come over to his house to use his pool and likely sleep together but once Clay started to date Quinn James it ended. Although Kylie continues to have feelings for Clay and wanted to long-term romantic relationship and was upset he choose Quinn.
Details: While dealing with her marital issues, Quinn looked to Clayton for support and the two both developed an attraction to each other. Despite this, Nathan asked Clayton not to see Quinn due to all the problems she has in her life saying that she needs time to sort them out and Clayton reluctantly agreed and told Quinn they couldn't hang out anymore. Clayton withdrew from his relationship with Quinn because he didn't want to replace his late wife Sara but they eventually made their relationship official when Clayton started to move past his marriage to Sara. Clay and Quinn's relationship was made official after Quinn helped Clay get Nathan back as a client, forcing Clay to exclaim to Nathan and Haley that he planned on falling "completely and insanely in love with her". They then moved in and there relationship continued to grow closer and did fall in love. They also over came Clay being stalked by Katie Ryan and were both shot but they got through it and became a stronger couple and more in love.