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Married at First Sight's Sharon and Nick have only just broken up

Married at First Sight couple Sharon and Nick tell us why they went on the show.

The Married At First Sight experiment can officially be called a failure.

The final remaining couple from Australia's fourth season of Married At Fist Sight have followed their pairs and split.

Nick Furphy and Sharon Marsh reportedly lasted nine months together. They even told New Idea magazine that they lived together for eight weeks after filming.

The couple say their only chance to grow their relationship was through media events.

The Married At First Sight finale aired in April. Before the finale aired, the couples were forced to keep their relationship statutes under wraps.

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Marsh, 31, moved from Perth to Melbourne to live with Furphy. She announced their separation in a magazine interview published on Sunday.

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Nick and Sharon were the last remaining couple for Married At First Sight season four.

Marsh told New Idea she "loved" the man she wed on television, but said she wasn't "in love with him".

"We'd walk down the street and there was no holding hands. I also think the physical distance between us worked against us. Being apart [for seven months] didn't make the heart grow fonder, it just made me frustrated and it was more a case of out of sight, out of mind," she said.

Historically, Married At First Sight has had a 93 per cent failure rate. The latest Australian instalment failed to deliver even a single lasting relationship. It did, however, deliver ratings and so in April channel Three owner, MediaWorks, announced it would screen a local version of the show.

Nick Furphy and Sharon Marsh have, like the couples Married At First Sight before them, broken up.

In February, the couple said they were "committed to the experiment". Speaking to Stuff, Marsh and Furphy wouldn't say if they saw a future together. The couple instead said "you'll have to wait and see".

However, Marsh did say the only chance she had to grow her relationship with Furphy was through publicity events organised to promote their reality television show, like the interview with Stuff.

"It's an emotional rollercoaster," she admitted.

Of the 11 couples that started the show, only four attempted to last after the cameras turned off. Five of the couples broke up before the show finished filming and another two ended their relationships during the finale.

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