How did you and your SO meet? Tell me your story!

posted 3 years ago in Relationships
Post # 3
4540 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2014 - Royalton White Sands

When I was 13, my best friend took me to church with her, and I met one of her best male friends. She’d shown me pictures of him before and I thought he was really, really cute. 

Two years later, I went to Kroger with my mom for some groceries for a brunch she was hosting. The cute cashier looked familiar, but I didn’t know where from, and I tried to flirt with him. 

Two months after that, said cute cashier started coming to my small private school… and the rest is history!

Post # 4
537 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

My husband chased me since I was 16, even back then when I had a boyfriend. I thought he was cute but I was attached so never interested. At 21 years old  and single I went to a party, he heard I was going so he went. I gave in, danced, talked and so we’ve been together ever since. He said he knew I was the one when he first met me, he even knows what I wore the first day he saw me. I fell head over heels in love with him. He never gave up on me. Love him. Now were both 33 and expecting a baby 🙂

Post # 5
1148 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

We met at work. I had a boyfriend at the time, and he was interested in this other girl. We became pretty good friends, a few months later I broke up with my boyfriend, went through a “wild” phase, the girl he liked decided she was going to stay with her boyfriend. At one point I was trying to be nice and set him up with my sister, but that fell through!

Then a few months of being single, he invited me to camping with him. I ended up not being able to go, but we hung out with his step brother and friend a couple of days after that, and started dating.

Post # 6
448 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

We were 5/6.

We went to the same primary school, and were friends really. When I was about 9/10 my stepfather started doing business with his dad so we were thrown together a lot throughout high school (11+) even though by that time we went to different schools. But we stayed friends all though that time and hung out and things. At 14 we became fwb and the rest is history 🙂 


Post # 7
229 posts
Helper bee

We met at high school – it was my first day of freshman year, and his first day as a senior. I honestly don’t remember meeting him because I was so overwhelmed, but we had some mutual friends, and eventually started spending time together. We didn’t start dating until about a year after we met. 

Post # 8
2338 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2016

We met at college- our first introduction was him making me a sandwhich. I flirted with him a bit, because I thought he was cute, but since he was working, he kind of ignored me. We lived across the hall from each other, so we saw each other frequently, and hung out a bit just casually with friends, I didn’t really notice him. At Halloween, he went as a Chippendales dancer, and after seeing him like that I knew I had to know him better haha. I’m shallow, he had nice abs, what can I say? Took him a month before he realized I was interested in him, and we started hanging out all the time, and we offically started dating at the beginning of December. 




Post # 9
998 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

Mine is not as romatic as everybody elses.

 We met on a dating site, I was just about to delete my profile after many weird messages from many weird guys and there was a message from him in my inbox (he denies it but i messaged him first a few months ago but he never messaged me back) anyways after messaging back and fourth for a few days we swapped numbers and started texting and a week after he first contacted me we had our first date.

We have been insperable ever since.

He’s the best thing i bought off the internet.

Post # 10
3097 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013 - A court...

We worked at the same grocery store :p . His friend wanted him to be his wing man I guess but he was so awkward. Though my now dh wasn’t what I thought was my type I liked hanging out with him more. We were always playful and joking around, and since I had just gotten out of a two-3 year on and off relationship I thought nothing of it. Then he began liking me, we started dating (though I admit I was very distant since I wasn’t ready) but he was very patient and understanding.

Post # 11
384 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

we were randomly assigned to the same apartment by our university housing service. I lived there for a few days before we actually got around to meeting each other, so we like telling people we’ve lived together since before we met!

 funnily enough, two of our room mates ended up getting married as well, and I know there were a few other long term couples that came out of that building. they should call it the housing & matchmaking service! 

a friend’s daughter is living there now and I asked her if she was enjoying it, and she said ‘yeah, it’s so much fun… but I haven’t found a husband yet!’ as though that was something that should have been provided! lol. 

Post # 12
573 posts
Busy bee

Firstly, he said “hello” and I was distracted and walked right past him, completely oblivious.  That’s going to end up in the wedding speech, lol.


We met whilst volunteering, he lent me something I was supposed to give back at the end of the day,but of course I forgot and took it home.  I then frantically looked on the group mailing list for his name and found his email.  I sent an apologetic email to which he replied “don’t worry, keep it” and the rest is history.


Post # 13
1460 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2017 - Bristol zoo

We met on the last day of an anime convention when I was 19 ^^


I was sat with two friends on one side of a circular booth and I think some of his friends were sat opposite that he was talking to. He’s super outgoing so he just trned to one of my friends and asked if she was tired, she’s kinda standoffish at the best of times though lol and completely blanked him. I felt sorry for the guy and started chatting to him, turns out we both had blackberries and exchanged bbms 😀


Basicly we stayed in contact even after the con was over (which I completely wasn’t expecting) and became a couple about a month later 🙂

Post # 14
134 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I actually knew his brother and parents for 4-5 years before we met. FH was off in the Coast Guard, so we never got a chance to meet. I met him briefly when he was visiting, for about 1 min and he left. Years later, we were in school together. I was like “Hey, I know your brother, lets be friends too.” We tried to date, but it was weird. Wrong timing, we werent compatible then with current mind-sets i suppose. We remained friends for 2 years. Then started to hang out more often, began dating and have been together ever since. 4 years now 🙂

Post # 15
134 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@polkadotgirl:  great story! lol I love how the daughter is looking for love now in those halls lol

Post # 16
975 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

He was at *my* pool table at a local bar.  In the interest of polite pool manners, I asked if he and his friend would like to play a game.  Friend didn’t, he did, the rest is history.  I mean he was cute and all but he was at *my* table :)… the cute didn’t really register until after we were playing and talking lol.

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