|Stitch and Abby|
|Sean and Melissa as Ben and Abby|
|The Young and the Restless|
|Introduced by||Jill Farren Phelps|
Ben “Stitch” Rayburn and Abby Newman Rayburn are fictional characters and a couple from the CBS Daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless. Abby Rayburn is the daughter of business tycoon, Victor Newman and Ashley Abbott. Ben Rayburn is a doctor and former army medic who served in the Afghanistan war with Victoria’s half-brother, Dylan McAvoy. Melissa has portrayed Abby since 2013, and the role of Stitch was originated by Sean Carrigan in 2013.
Stitch and Abby didn't really like each other when they first met, because Abby thought Ben murdered his father. Later however, after Ben and Victoria broke up; Abby and Stitch became friends and soon their friendship blossomed into romance.
the two got married on December 31, 2015 and soon after the happy couple discovered that Abby was pregnant. However in April Ben and Abby lost their baby after she fell down the stairs at GCAC, due to Max purposely tying a wire to the stairs to cause her to trip so she would get hurt and miscarry.
Abby and Ben split up on October 21, 2016 after she tells him she doesn't love him and wants a divorce and walks away from him leaving him devastated.