"This movie takes place six months later and they are still a couple"
Vulcan Love continues but is tested:
“This movie tests a number of relationships,” says Abrams. “And one of them is theirs. What is it to date a Vulcan? He may be reliable, loyal, honest, logical and smart. But he also, to a fault, follows rules. Does that get in the way of love?”
— JJ Abrams talks about S/U in the new film (x)