10 other people Haley could have ended up with other than Dylan


Haley Dunphy had a lot of relationships throughout Modern family. As a bubbly and popular girl, Haley had a choice of any suitor she wanted. However, her first love, Dylan, was still on her mind. As fans know, Haley married Dylan and had twins with him, but it’s hard not to think about what could have been with old flames and familiar faces.

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In Seasons 8 and 9, it is suggested that Haley could be bisexual. She spoke to Alex about how she felt when she started flirting with a beautiful woman who fixed her tire during a feminist walk. It happened again in “Lake Life” when someone on a jet ski invited the Dunphys to a party. Haley didn’t care about the gender of the person; she just wanted to kiss them. Like Claire, most fans agree that Haley could have done better than Dylan. But who would this special person be?

ten Andy Bailey

Andy is the fan favorite. He and Haley were the perfect match because they each had qualities the other didn’t. They inspired and learned from each other and shared mutual respect. It was Haley’s most mature relationship.

Plus, that Phil and Claire loved Andy. Claire is very picky when it comes to those dating her kids, but she never worried about Andy. He also worked with family, which meant he was comfortable with family dynamics. Sadly, Andy and Haley broke up when he returned to Utah, but fans can’t help but think he was the one who ran away.

9 Tammy LaFontaine

Tammy LaFontaine gets a tan on a modern family

The LaFontaines moved next to the Dunphys in Season 6. Tammy’s family were a bit rough around the edges and they weren’t the ideal neighbors Phil and Claire had hoped for. But rude as they seem, the LaFontaines were nice people.

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Like Haley, Tammy was the popular girl who knew the effect she had on boys. Tammy and Haley would have made a beautiful couple. The fact that they were neighbors meant they could go out whenever they wanted. Partying and sunbathing outside were two of their hobbies, so it could have been a fun summer adventure for Haley.

8 Zack barbie

Zack standing in the house / Haley in a fuzzy pink sweater that looks nostalgic

In “Flip Flop” the whole family comes together to try and sell the house that Cam and Claire just knocked down. When Phil found Zack, a potential buyer, Haley found his social media profiles and encouraged the family to look after him.

After doing some research on Zack, Haley developed a crush on him and showed up on the viewing night to impress him. Zack ended up thinking that Haley and her family were a bonkers bunch but if their charms had worked on Zack, they would’ve been a nice couple.

7 Bill

Modern family Alex and Bill

While it might seem wrong to pair Alex’s ex-boyfriend with Haley, it wouldn’t be the first time the girls have taken on the same guy. After all, Alex ended the series with Haley’s ex-boyfriend, Arvin.

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Bill always seemed more of Haley’s speed than Alex’s. He was a handsome firefighter who wasn’t always the sharpest tool in the shed, but he had a good heart. In many ways, Bill is a lot like Dylan. They would have formed a nice couple after their break up with Alex.

6 David

David the tutor haley tutoring in the modern family

In Season 2’s “Mother Tucker”, Claire puts Haley with a tutor because she isn’t doing well in school. Alex can’t teach her because the girls would just start arguing and do nothing.

David was a sweet young man who clearly had a straight head but as soon as Claire left them alone they started kissing. Haley assured her mother that they only kissed when she got it right (which they didn’t often), but if she stayed with David, maybe she was more dedicated to the school.

5 Rainer Shine

Of course, Rainer was older than Haley and had his own issues he was working on, but they made a good pair. They both cared about their image, loved to travel and were inspired by each other. Rainer could even have connected Haley to the world of television if that was a path she wanted to take. Phil loved Rainer and wanted to be his best friend, so he would have fit in perfectly with the family.

Haley and Rainer’s age difference and the fact that he had a teenage daughter were speed bumps for the couple, but it’s nothing they couldn’t have figured out. Rainer was also more established and mature, which Haley desperately needed.

4 Rhonda

Haley has a rhonda drink on the gold course with a modern family

When Haley was working at Jay’s country club, she met Rhonda, a widow looking for her next husband. Haley and Rhonda immediately hit it off and talked about beauty stuff, champagne and the holidays. The more they got to know each other, the more it seemed like Haley was falling for Rhonda. When Rhonda asked Haley to be her personal assistant, Haley quit her job on the spot to be with her.

Unfortunately, Rhonda realized that keeping Haley was too competitive and she let her go. But it’s hard not to imagine these two as a powerful couple.

3 Sal

Halley and sal sitting next to each other on valentines day in a modern family

Sal is one of Mitch and Cam’s best friends. She is over the top, assertive and loves to party. Even becoming a mother didn’t slow her down. Thanks to their love of a good time, Sal and Haley would have been perfect together.

Fans finally saw the two interacting when they spent Valentine’s Day with Mitch and Cam. Seeing them have so much fun together while simultaneously going through breakups proved that they could have been each other’s rebound. Dating while recovering from their old boyfriends might have been what these two women had been missing from the start.

2 Sienna

Sienna talks to Alex and Luke about the Moden family

Sienna was the new girl at school in “A Fair to Remember”. She was friends with Alex but Alex was terrified that Sienna would realize how uncool she was at school. She did her best to appear suave and confident, but Alex was anything but. Along the way, Luke started following Alex and Sienna because he had a crush on her.

However, the perfect girl for Sienna would have been Haley. They’re both popular and easy-going, and it would’ve been comical to have all of the Dunphy kids languishing for the same girl.

1 Barry

Barry talks to mitch and cam in hot tub in modern family

Barry was in a season 2 episode but his entire presence screamed Haley Dunphy. Mitch and Cam thought Barry was a tenant from above. He was peaceful, handsome, and incredibly friendly. But over time, the couple realized that Barry was a squatter living in Lily’s backyard playhouse.

Considering that Barry and Haley both live near their pant seat, they could have been a fun couple. The only problem is that Claire, Mitch, and Cam are unlikely to allow Haley to date someone who was homeless and unemployed.

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