(Closed) Can we do a “Waiting Bee Intro, Part 2”?

posted 10 years ago in Waiting
Post # 227
875 posts
Busy bee

User Name: Luvdisc

Location: Ohio, USA

Age: 18

Occupation: University student

SO’s age: 17 (don’t judge until you get to the “how we met” part)

SO’s Occupation: high school student

How you met: DBF and I met in a high school creative writing class in late August. He was a 15 year old sophomore, and I was a 17 year old senior. However, we didn’t really pay much attention to each other until I added him on my Facebook account (I am/was a chronic friender of acquaintances) in October. Even then, our contact was limited until early February of this year. We began to regularly chat in late March, and we immediately clicked. Neither of us had gotten along with anyone as well as we have! We started dating on April 24, with full knowledge that we would be going long distance after the summer.

Relationship length: 8 months as of Christmas Eve (but to put it in perspective, DBF and I weren’t even at the two-month mark when I registered here…when you know, you know).

A few words to describe yourself: eccentric, loud, intelligent

A few words to describe your SO: silly, reserved, clever

Interests: Mine: art, video games, writing, history, politics | His: reading, video games, writing, history

Kids?/Pets?: Not now, at least…

Guilty pleasures: about half of my iTunes library (I can seamlessly go from Aqua to Taylor Swift to foreign-language kiddie-pop within minutes), my seemingly useless knowledge

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Relationship status has less to do with love than you think.

Comments (for longer story if you wish): n/a


Post # 228
378 posts
Helper bee

User Name: VintageBride143

Location: New York, NY.

Age: 24

Occupation: Nurse, BSN student.

SO’s age: 29

SO’s Occupation: Machinist/Engineer

How you met: On a chilly autumn night in October 2005. He gave me a wink, I smiled back—and we’ve been together ever since.

Relationship length: 7 years

A few words to describe yourself: I’m an Italian girl from New York, with eyes full of lashes who believes in adventure, destiny and love.

A few words to describe your SO:  He’s a Portuguese man from Jersey, with an old soul, who is an amazing cook. He accompanies me into adventure, is my destiny, and has all my love. He is more than my soul mate—he’s my twin flame.

Interests: Poetry, traveling, old films, going on adventures throughout the city, house music, hookah lounges, driving to Jersey, going down the shore, and working with my patients.

Kids?/Pets?: I have a cat, he has a dog ๐Ÿ™‚   

Guilty pleasures: Stealing the remote from my SO on Friday nights—eating sushi and watching SYTTD. ๐Ÿ™‚

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): In the words of Scarlett O’Hara, “I won’t think about that now, I’ll worry about that tomorrow.”

Post # 229
480 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2015 - Alexander Homestead

User Name:

Location: North Carolina

Age: 29

Occupation: Attorney

SO’s age: 33

SO’s Occupation: Webmaster for the City

How you met: Online via MySpace (Total Accident! Neither of us were looking for someone to date. He saw my picture, sent me a sweet message that stood out from the other Tom Foolery I was receiving from random people, I wrote him back and so forth. Soon began averaging 6-9 page-long emails PER NIGHT! Corresponded for a month before we went on our first date. And we’ve been dating ever since, going on 6.5 yrs strong! <3)

Relationship length: to date, 6yrs 4 months

A few words to describe yourself: Very empathetic, lover of life and all things cute!

A few words to describe your SO: World’s greatest sense of humor, cuddly (although he HATES you to remind him of it! Such a boy :-P), Animal Lover, Fast Learner!

Interests: Salsa Dancing, making jewelry, 

Kids?/Pets?: No kids, 1 Beagle (my baby girl!)

Guilty pleasures: Scandal, Mil Hojas cake (Mmmm!), Pineapple

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Still very much a newly waiting bee so I am still in a constant search for words of wisdom and not quite the best person to give any wisdom just yet. ๐Ÿ™

Comments (for longer story if you wish):

Post # 230
2254 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

User Name: aliciapdx

Location: Ann Arbor, M

Age: 29 (30 un Feb)

Occupation: Mental Health/Addiction Therapist

SO’s age: 27

SO’s Occupation: Information Assurance

How you met: Through his sister when I lived in another state.

Relationship length: 1 year 4 months (Eventhough I don’t have a ring, we are totally open about the summer elopement and our close F&F all know we are running away and getting hitched.)

A few words to describe yourself: I am pretty dry and funny.  I can be a girlie girl and enjoy pedicures and indie-family comedies.

A few words to describe your SO: He’s a veteran, in IT and can be a goofball.

Interests: Reading (mostly psych stuff,) eating out, and sleeping.

Kids?/Pets?: No/a very affectionate Welch Corgi named Gordon.

Guilty pleasures: Spending a lot of time on here being really indecisive about the dress, heck even the state we will be eloping in.

Widsom: Since I have been married/divorces before; Remember this is for the long haul, the person you marry know will be the face you are looking at in 20, 30, 40 years.  Although you marry someone to “grow” and for “potential” don’t jip yourself for less than you/they deserve.  Marriage is an investment and a business deal as much as it is a romantic plan for the future.

Post # 231
3 posts

User Name: Wifey2Bee2014

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Age: 26

Occupation: Patient Account Representative

SO’s age: 28

SO’s Occupation: Provider Services Representative for Highmark Inc.

How you met: Online in a chat room when we were in high school

Relationship length: 4 Years and counting J

A few words to describe yourself: I am a chameleon to sum it up! I love to do and try different things. I am a very goal oriented lady with a big heart and an honest tongue.

A few words to describe your SO: He is almost like me only major difference is he’s 9 inches taller! He is one of the most patient, loving and generous people I know.

Interests: I am a gamer, reader, writer and a girly-girl every other day (haha). I love movies, music, TV/Cable shows and photography.

Kids?/Pets?: Nope but plan on having one and buying one in the near future (after marriage)

Guilty pleasures: Celebrity gossip (Us Magazines more specifically) and Ben & Jerry’s New York Super Fudge Chunk

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Don’t ruin the surprise and start planning in secret (like me) if you’re pretty sure the ring is coming soon!

Comments (for longer story if you wish): Allllll the signs known to women are there!!!! What is taking him so darn long?!?! Lol (the suspense is killing me!)

Post # 232
235 posts
Helper bee

User Name: LilMonkey

Location: England, UK

Age: 24

Occupation: Teacher

SO’s age: 29

SO’s Occupation: Civil Servant 

How you met: He was a friend of a friend. After finishing university I found moving back in with my dad very difficult, so my friend asked me to move in with him into his house share as there was a spare room. He also lived there and was a good friend of my friend so we have always lived together. 

Relationship length: 2 years and 8 months

A few words to describe yourself: just asked the SO and his words “small, cheeky, kind, naughty and firey” – 

A few words to describe your SO: relaxed, laid back, kind, caring, funny!

Interests: science, reading, films, threatre, TV, cooking

Kids?/Pets?: 2 Cats 

Guilty pleasures: Trashy documentaries 

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Do it for the right reasons – Love! It’s not for your family – it’s for you!


Post # 233
506 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

User Name: EmilyJoy

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Age: 29

Occupation: Paralegal

SO’s age: 34

SO’s Occupation: Mechanic

How you met: My friend asked me out for drinks and right before I left to meet her she informed me that her 2 guy friends were coming… I almost canceled for the fear of a setup!! When the guys met us, I thought the guy she was dating was my guy and was so grossed out by him I almost left. After about 20 minutes, I tuned back into the conversation and figured out my guy was the cute one haha. We left the restaurant and went to a bar down the street and really hit it off and the rest is history!

Relationship length: 16 Months

A few words to describe yourself: Fun, Unique, passionate, giggly, shopaholic

A few words to describe your SO: Level headed, determined, hard working, funny, practical, sweet

Interests: Baking (cupcakes are my specialty!), Shopping, Reading, Makeup, Arts and Craftsy stuff

Kids?/Pets?: 3 Cats, Peace, Bad Dog and Rosmine

Guilty pleasures: Reality TV, Boots and Desserts

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Sit back and enjoy the ride, your time will come!


Post # 234
260 posts
Helper bee

User Name: QueenSP11

Location: Long Beach, CA

Age: 22

Occupation: Clinical Developmental Associate (behavior therapy/early intervention)

SO’s age: 25

SO’s Occupation: Product Engineer

How you met: We met in a Jiu Jitsu gym in Septmeber 2010. It was my first day trying out the sport and he was one of the guys the coach paired me with. 

Relationship length: 2 years

A few words to describe yourself: according to SO I am exotic, feisty, cheerful and silly ๐Ÿ™‚

A few words to describe your SO: sincere, kind, goofy, responsible and logical!

Interests: I am a photographer and blue belt in Jiu Jitsu!

Kids?/Pets?: None yet

Guilty pleasures: celentity gossip and wedding forums

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence):  Remember what marriage really should be; Not a ring or a wedding but the promise of forever.


Post # 235
3 posts
  • Wedding: August 2015

I am new to the board formally, but I have been lurking through posts for a while now Smile

User Name: ash2013

Location: KY

Age: 20 (almost 21)

Occupation: Student (until July)

SO’s age: 23 (Almost 24)

SO’s Occupation: Quality Assurance/ Supervisor

How you met: My sisters wedding, her husband is one of his good friends. But, we did not actually get to talk that day, I just needed to use someone’s phone and he offered for me to use his.  But, there was an instant attraction, I actually asked my sister who he was but she told me to not bother because he had a girlfriend (which ended).  We formally got to meet about a month later when my sister and her husband came to pick me and my son up to go to Chuck E Cheese and did not tell me that they had invited him as well so they could try to set us up.

Relationship length: 3 1/2 years

A few words to describe yourself: I would describe myself as quiet and a little different, I would also say that I like to have things a certain way. Although SO would describe me as being a little weird and OCD.

A few words to describe your SO: He is fun to be around and can also be laid back.  He is very caring and loving.

Interests: We really do not do much (financial reasons) but we just love spending time with each other. I love food.

Kids?/Pets?: I have a son. Me and SO have two dogs together, Zoe (our german shepherd) and Mollie (our golden retriever)

Guilty pleasures: I like to sneak and watch reality shows and soap operas.

Post # 236
654 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

User Name: LittleWigeon

Location: Southern England

Age: 22 (23 next week)

Occupation: Trainee primary school teacher

SO’s age: 22 (also 23 next week!)

SO’s Occupation: Cancer sciences PhD student

How you met: We met when we first started secondary school, aged 11. We were placed in the same tutor group and were friends within a couple of weeks. Little did we know to begin with that we were born in the same hospital 7 hours apart, and our Grandparents were church friends! We got together when we were 16.

Relationship length: 6 years, 9 months

A few words to describe yourself: I’m fairly quiet and timid but do have an adventurous streak. I have skydived from 13,000ft and love travelling. I am a trainee primary teacher. 

A few words to describe your SO: He is a bit nerdy (he is a scientist!). Tall and blonde, makes me laugh and loves donkeys. 

Interests: We both play squash and enjoy cooking. I am particularly interested in names (onomastics).

Kids?/Pets?: No children. Hopefully in teh future though. I have a beautiful Siamese cat and some goldfish!

Guilty pleasures: Chocolate, trashy TV, shoes. I am also a moderator on a baby names site, but only becuase of the names (not the babies bit yet!).

Post # 237
24 posts

User Name: MSPIGGY14


Age: 32

Occupation: FINANCE

SO’s age: 31

SO’s Occupation: ENGINEER

How you met: IN A WEBSITE Wink

Relationship length: 2 YEARS

A few words to describe yourself: CREATIVE, KIND, FRIENDLY

A few words to describe your SO: CHEESY, ROMANTIC, THOUGHTFUL




WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): OMG!!! PATIENCE. I’M STILL WAITING BUT I KNOW IT WILL HAPPEN SOON.


Post # 238
18 posts
  • Wedding: September 2014

User Name:Bethanaynaybee

Location:Syracuse, NY


Occupation:Child and Family Therapist

SO’s age:26

SO’s Occupation:Civil Engineer

How you met:Went to school with my SO since 3rd grade! We ran into each other 3.5 years ago at a bar in our small hometown and hit it off, and have been inseparable since that day Smile

Relationship length:3.5 years

A few words to describe yourself: Optimistic, friendly, spontaneous, good sense of humor

A few words to describe your SO: Good sense of humor, realistic, grounded, charming, sooo handsome lol

Interests: running, rowing, traveling (esp. to warm places!!), baking, counseling

Kids?/Pets?: No kids or pets!! Would love a pet, possibly when we move from our current apt.

Guilty pleasures: Wine, Facebook, Any of the Real Housewives series, looking up E-rings, shoes…

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Good things come to those who wait!! And try your best not to ruin the surprise lol I know I’ve been trying to get information from family, his family, his friends…just wait girls, it’s coming

Comments (for longer story if you wish): At moments of extreme impatience, just hit up Weddingbee for a bit –excellent coping strategy hah Smile

Post # 239
17 posts
  • Wedding: March 2015

User Name: waitinglittleone

Location: Australia

Age: 28

Occupation: Sales

SO’s age: 29

SO’s Occupation: Sales

How you met: College

Relationship length: 8 years

A few words to describe yourself: Fun loving, confident and friend and family orientated

A few words to describe your SO: Calm, collected, motivated

Interests: Cooking, eating out, spending time with family and friends, travel

Kids?/Pets?: Does a garden gnome count?

Guilty pleasures: Trashy TV and magazines

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Our time will come, just enjoy the journey 

Post # 240
277 posts
Helper bee

User Name: Goodatlove (a play on his laste name)

Location: Atlanta (he’s in Seattle)

Age: 23

Occupation: Sales management

SO’s age: 23

SO’s Occupation: Student / retail

How you met: On a church trip in highschool

Relationship length: 4 years

A few words to describe yourself: A weird combination of ADD and OCD

A few words to describe your SO: Patient, loving, gentle, underdstanding, funny, amazing, perfect.

Interests: Shopping, cooking, flying out to Seattle

Kids?/Pets?: nooooo

Guilty pleasures: I live alone and frequently eat an entire pizza by myself for dinner

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Someday your prince will propose! And away to your castle you’ll go, to be happy forever I know!

Comments (for longer story if you wish): n/a

Post # 241
772 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

User Name: PenguinLove

Location:  London, UK

Age: 22

Occupation: Unemployed currently, just come out of a job I hate so it’s not all bad ๐Ÿ™‚

SO’s age: 22

SO’s Occupation: Computing Student

How you met: At college, there is a mega long story including us going out with each others best friends first and other drama but basically we met when we were 16 at college.

Relationship length: 4 and 1/2 years.

A few words to describe yourself: Always a difficult one, I’m pretty outgoing and social person generally, I laugh a lot and I’m quite clumsy and sometimes a bit ditzy. 

A few words to describe your SO: Also a difficult one, he’s simply my favourite person – he’s quite reserved but not shy, he’s very sacarstic and has a dry sense of humour, he’s pretty go with the flow guy mostly – pretty patient too. 

Interests:  Fashion/Shopping/Shoes/Vintage for my girly ones, also Football/F1 

Kids?/Pets?: No, not ready for kids yet and we both dislike pets generally.

Guilty pleasures: I support Manchester United which is naughty because I’ve never been to Manchester, I was in love with David Beckham when I was like 8 so that’s why they’re my team. ha


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