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

posted 9 years ago in Waiting
Post # 17
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131 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2013


This is so fun! I’m glad flyingpiggy took the initiative to start one of these! Thanks!

User Name: Imean

Location: The Lone Star State!

Age: 23

Occupation: Master’s counseling student

SO’s age: 30

SO’s Occupation: IT Analyst

How you met: Very randomly at a bar. He gave my friend his stool cause he’s a gentleman like that, and him and I got to talking. When I left the bar I made a comment that I should have talked to him more cause he was nice and cute. Next thing I know my friends are running inside to ask him to give me his number. Again, being a gentleman he came outside and asked me for mine, said he’d call me the next day and he did!

Relationship length: 1 year 3 monts. There was no beating around the bush with us, we admitted to each other we didn’t want to play any games after our 2nd date.

A few words to describe yourself: Funny, outspoken, relaxed, homebody, friendly.

A few words to describe your SO: Experienced (i really like that he’s been through much more in life than me given our age difference), calm and patient, outgoing, popular, active, friendly.

Interests: Eating & drinking. Friends & family. Entertaining, movies, travel.

Kids?/Pets?: no/no

Guilty pleasures: Food! Can we tell we’re foodies? Laying around the house on the weekends, beer, hookah… and for me wedding planning!

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Express your wants and needs from the relationship clearly, talk about where you are and where they want to proceed in the relationship without fear.

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Post # 18
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185 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

What a good idea!  YAY for all the online happiness πŸ™‚

User Name: NVACat (Live in Northern VA, am a Villanova Wildcat!)

Location Fairfax, VA

Age: 29

Occupation: High School Biology Teacher

SO’s age: 31

SO’s Occupation: Elementary school special ed teacher (Awwwww)

How you met: match.com (and I winked first πŸ˜‰

Relationship length: 9 months… when you know, you know! 

A few words to describe yourself: funny, nerdy, emotional, creative

A few words to describe your SO: funny, athletic, supportive, loyal

Interests: Beer! (our first date was a beer bar), cupcakes, running, triathlons, movies, reality tv

Kids?/Pets?: I have one year old cats (Dusty and Willa) and he has a 4 year old Beagle/Basset mix (Albert).  When we moved in together it was kinda like the brady bunch of animals.

Guilty pleasures: Survivor, Say Yes to the Dress, Glee, RR/RW Challenge, Hamburgers & Mashed Potatoes

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence)  It doesn’t matter the speed… focus on how much you love your SO and time wont matter

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Interesting fact:  The first time we tried to go away for the weekend we got rear ended on the highway and I had to call my best friend to come pick us up…… and I had not told anyone that he even existed at that point πŸ˜›

Post # 19
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1019 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I really like getting to read about everyone. Thanks for starting this!!!

User Name: ColoradoGirl

Location: Northern Colorado

Age: 26

Occupation: Admin/Accounting with interests in HR

SO’s age: 26

SO’s Occupation: High School English Teacher

How you met: Match.com

Relationship length: 1.5 years

A few words to describe yourself: outgoing, sarcastic, loving, adventurous, silly, and constantly looking for new challenges  

A few words to describe your SO: laid-back, eternally positive, quiet, adventurous, giving, sensitive, smart and a terrific listener, which is good because I have a tendency to talk a lot!

Interests: Anything outside since I live in Colorado but particularly hiking, biking, camping, running, and rafting. I like to read, volunteer, cook, and my passion is photography.

Kids?/Pets?: No kids, but 1 cat named Orion

Guilty pleasures: Bad music, chocolate, bad horror movies

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): My daily mantra “Patience is a virtue…that waiting is teaching me. I love him more than anything in the world and I will relax and enjoy this time in our life.”

Comments (for longer story if you wish): N/A

Post # 20
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2529 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Count me in too!

User Name: Rhodora (one of my favorite wild plants)

Location: Vermont, USA

Age: 25

Occupation: Plant ecologist, soon to be Master’s student in Environmental Ed. and field ecology

SO’s age: 40

SO’s Occupation: Writer, editor, carpenter

How you met: At a contra-dance (it’s a type of social dancing). Contra-dances are held every 2 weeks in a town that’s pretty much exactly halfway between where we each lived at the time, and it was just after Valentine’s day, and we were disgusted with STILL being single. So we both went to the dance, and immediately noticed each other. It was clear we liked each other, but he didn’t ask me out or ask for my number at the end of the evening, so I thought he wasn’t interested after all, and totally forgot about him!! The 2 weeks later, at the next dance, we saw each other again, and he finally asked me out then– kind of a surprise for me. I still feel guilty that I forgot about him for 2 weeks (I’d really liked him the first evening, but I figured that since he didn’t seem interested I might as well not think about it. . .).

Relationship length: Just over 3 years

A few words to describe yourself: Odd, creative, a bit of a pessimist, impatient, very curious about and interested in a lot of things, intelligent, silly.

A few words to describe your SO: Also odd, funny, very intelligent, sexy, strong, very grounded and reasonable.

Interests: Plants, outdoor recreation, gardening, making historically accurate clothing, dancing, teaching people, learning, love, and getting engaged sometime soon. . . ;P

Kids?/Pets?: No kids, 2 insane cats that were my SO’s before I came around. . .

Guilty pleasures: Sleeping in, staying up too late, and chocolate πŸ™‚

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Don’t let waiting make you mistrust your SO. You love each other and want to be together; waiting is worth it but since many of us already HAVE our SO to be with/live with, it’s important to remember that we HAVE what we want– a wonderful partner who wants to be with us long-term!

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Post # 22
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757 posts
Busy bee

User Name: Red Dino

Location: Midwest

Age: 26

Occupation: Full Time Non Profit Youth Worker and Full Time Graduate Student

SO’s age: 26 (27 next week)

SO’s Occupation: Full time graduate student/TA

How you met: OKCUPID.COM!  I sent the first message πŸ™‚  

Relationship length: Over 2 years

A few words to describe yourself: awesome, random, free-spirited, caring

A few words to describe your SO: Smart, sexy, geeky, AWESOME

Interests: crafting (I own an etsy shop), baking, cooking, driving (LDR – requires MANY hours in the car), android & geekery.  He really loves music, he owns 4 guitars a mandolin and a piano.

Kids?/Pets?:  Just a fish, we both really want a dog later on

Guilty pleasures:  Weddingbee!  Perkins Peanut Butter Silk Pie

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Don’t stress, just enjoy dating your SO for now, you don’t want to miss out on this important relationship step too!!!

Comments (for longer story if you wish):  The distance and the wait are all worth it for him!  As long as it doesn’t last for years and years…..

Post # 23
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54 posts
Worker bee

User Name: angeleyes2012

Location: Canada

Age: 28

Occupation: Admin assistant

SO’s age: 28

SO’s Occupation: Oil feild surveyor

How you met: Through a mutual friend

Relationship length: 1.3 years

A few words to describe yourself: Caring, sensitive, loyal, romantic, hi-energy

A few words to describe your SO: Caring, sweet, nerdy, sexy

Interests: Road trips, movies, dancing, food

Kids?/Pets?: 2 kids (mine, that he has accepted as his own πŸ™‚   ), 1 furbaby

Guilty pleasures: Dancing like no one is watching, champagne, Say yes to the dress, Weddingbee

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Don’t focus too much on the wait, live each day as if it were your last with your SO  πŸ™‚

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Post # 24
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924 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

User Name: Cupcakelove

Location: Melbourne Australia

Age: 29

Occupation: Marketing Manager

SO’s age: 33

SO’s Occupation: Major Accounts Manager

How you met: Online! We were both in a music chat forum and became email buddies for 7 years before we started dating

Relationship length: 4.5 years πŸ™‚

A few words to describe yourself: Dedicated, Hard working, loyal

A few words to describe your SO: Kind, sweet, caring

Interests: Music, Food, Reading and my SO likes sport

Kids?/Pets?: Nope!

Guilty pleasures: Eating sweets!! And wedding shows like Dont tell the bride!  

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Just enjoy your time with your boyfriend…. engagement will come!

Post # 25
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757 posts
Busy bee

Wow, so many of us have met our SOs online!  

Post # 26
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1012 posts
Bumble bee


Great idea!

 User Name: purpledaisies

Location: PA

Age: 28

Occupation: International Student Advisor

SO’s age: 36

SO’s Occupation: Software Quality Assurance Tester

How you met: at his house through mutual friends

Relationship length: 6.5 years

A few words to describe yourself: big dreamer, blunt (probably too blunt) loving, ambitious

A few words to describe your SO: laid back, sweet, caring

Interests: reading, shopping, movies,

Kids?/Pets?: 5 jumbo fishies, plans for 3 doggies and 2 babies one day (soon!)

Guilty pleasures: HGTV, The Kardashians, any wedding shows, shopping

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Read Mr. Bees plan! I’m trying to stick to it. Let go and just enjoy what you have..

Comments (for longer story if you wish): NA

Post # 28
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792 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

User Name: Future_Ms.Bostonceltics (love my boys in green!!)

Location: Ontraio, Canada

Age: 27

Occupation: A/R Clerk / Student

SO’s age: 33

SO’s Occupation: Carpenter

How you met: Plentyoffish

Relationship length: 4 years, 3 months

A few words to describe yourself: Stubborn, quiet and goofy

A few words to describe your SO: Stubborn, quiet and goofy lol

Interests: Basketball!!

Kids?/Pets?: No kids, Fancy moor goldfish named Poseidon

Guilty pleasures: Cosmo magazines, wedding t.v. shows

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Serenity now!!! You have to scream it for it to be effective πŸ˜‰

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Post # 29
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91 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

User Name: cupcakelady

Location: Northern Virginia

Age: 19

Occupation: Manager on Duty

SO’s age: 26

SO’s Occupation: IT government contractor

How you met: We met while I was working at Hooters. Long story short, I didn’t greet my table and he moved back to the bar, I had to go apologize, ended up talking and hanging out and things just took off from there πŸ™‚

Relationship length: 1 year and almost 3 months.

A few words to describe yourself: loving, crafty, fun, outgoing

A few words to describe your SO: silly, loving, caring, funny

Interests: Baking, shopping, crafting

Kids?/Pets?: No kids. No pets at our place but a bird at my moms

Guilty pleasures: Wedding shows, weddingbee, taking naps

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): A wedding should be everything you dream of and more, as long as it doesn’t break the bank. πŸ™‚

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Post # 30
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61 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

User Name:funsizedbee

Location:Connecticut

Age:26

Occupation:Reinsurance Accountant

SO’s age:26

SO’s Occupation:Quality Engineer

How you met:eHarmony

Relationship length: just over a year

A few words to describe yourself:Down to earth, caring, planner

A few words to describe your SO:supportive, sweet, geeky, handsome

Interests: cooking, volleyball, reading

Kids?/Pets?: 3 cats – Doofus, Athena, and Taz

Guilty pleasures: Books, dancing,

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Enjoy every moment you have now and stop stressing over what is to come.

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Post # 31
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209 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

User Name: Sminthy (nickname since childhood)

Location: Ontraio, Canada

Age: 29

Occupation: Accident Benefits Adjuster

SO’s age: 30

SO’s Occupation: PD Adjuster

How you met: office romance πŸ˜‰

Relationship length: 4 years

A few words to describe yourself: Outgoing, good listener, Spontaneous, Funny

A few words to describe your SO: Loyal, Hardworking, funny & Handsome πŸ™‚

Interests: hockey, hanging with friends, making card & diaper cakes

Kids?/Pets?: 1 furbaby – Puppy – Lola (English Golden Retriever)

Guilty pleasures: wedding tv shows! Snowballs & Irn Bru (That’s the Scottish lass in me)

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Easy on the pressure, enjoy your relationship; it’ll all be worth it in the end πŸ™‚

Comments (for longer story if you wish): My SO and I met at work and we live in different cities but see each other a couple days a week and spend many week/2 wk vacays together

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