How did you meet your FI?

posted 3 years ago in Relationships
Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

We met at the new graduate student orientation at a major public university. He was starting a PhD in physics, and I was starting an MA in art history. We hung out as part of a group who met at the orientation, and by October we began to date exclusively. That was Fall 2006.

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Craigslist! Yes, a moment of weakness I made a profile and he responded (I still have the email) in a cute and memorable way. I insisted we meet shortly after.

I joke that he’s the most normal guy I’ve dated (as you can see from my ex posts, I’ve dated some crazies) so while I used to be embarrased, I laugh it off now.

Oh and this was 5 years ago before CL was too crazy..

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

We met at work.  We didn’t work together(my manager traveled a lot, so I was just using a desk at that location), but I sat directly across from him.  Our first time really hanging out was the anti-valentines day for us lonely singles happy hour. LOL the rest is history!

Post # 7
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

@oxstardust421xo:  Woah! I have a crazy similar story! Just before leaving my abusive ex, I got into super casual online dating. Mostly I liked looking and knowing I had options! After finally leaving him, I was sort of seeing this one guy… Once a week… After 9 or 10pm. Ahem.

Anyway, I was just sort of checking my options, kind of enjoying casual dating, when I happened upon the PERFECT profile.

And it was DH!

Post # 8
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682 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

We met at work and DH was the first person I was introduced to at orientation 🙂

 

Post # 9
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462 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

at community college. we were both 18. he worked at dunkin donuts and brought in a box one day. i was hungry and asked if i could have one, and the rest is history, haha.

 

we later found out that we had gone to disney at the same time in 4th grade, we had been in choirs together, i had a crush on him in 9th grade (from the area all-state choir.. he got a solo in a song and i thought he was sooo cute, lol!), and we had also competed against each other in karate tournaments until we were 16.

Post # 10
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

My FI and I went to middle school together! My family moved soon after and I went to a different high school and college, and then we reunited, of sorts, via Facebook shortly before we graduated college. This month we’ve been together for 4 years and are getting married next month. Crazy!

Post # 11
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2013

We had a mutual friend who introduced us. I was 15 and he was 20. Now I’m 29 and he’s 34.

Post # 12
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

My husband met online playing WoW, on our wedding album it says, “This is the love story that began when a palladin healed an injured rogue in the swamps of Zangarmarsh.”

Post # 13
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606 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

We met through a matchmaking service called It’s Just Lunch.  Their gimmick is setting up lunch and happy hour dates for busy professionals.  I joined because I’m shy and had a tough time meeting guys.  FI has a crazy work schedule and thought it would be a good way to meet people.  We were set up by our matchmaker to meet up for happy hour after work one evening.  It went well.  We got engaged a little over a year after our first date!

Post # 14
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

Match.com!  He was my second Match date ever, he was on his second go-round with online dating.  We got engaged just about a year from when we first met.  He’s my best friend. 🙂

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@oxstardust421xo:  online website but not a dating one. It was http://www.stickam.com. It was a chat site that a lot of bands used to talk to fans and a lot of other people used to talk to friends. 

He creeped my profile and pics and then came in and we started talking. we were pretty inspereable within a couple of days. We’d spend hours, like all night, talking to each other. 

I met him a little over a month after we started talking, by myself, in another country. It wasn’t my finest hour but it turned all pretty good 😉

Post # 16
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Cedar Lake Cellars

We met in the dorm freshman year. We were friends all through college. But, we didn’t start dating until after grad school

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