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

posted 8 years ago in Waiting
Post # 317
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1460 posts
Bumble bee

User Name: QuirkySocialite

 

Location: Washington DC

 

Age: 27

 

Occupation: Marketing/Communications

 

SO’s age: 35

 

SO’s Occupation: Diplomat

 

How you met: Online

 

Relationship length: 7 months

 

A few words to describe yourself: Closet nerd, fashionable, well-read, well-traveled, smart, silly 

 

A few words to describe your SO: Well traveled, indulgent, stickler, adorable, smart

 

Interests: Fashion, volunteering, travel, dining out

 

Kids?/Pets?: nope

 

Guilty pleasures: sweets, shoes, purses, sunglasses, trashy reality tv shows,

 

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): when you know, you just know and chances are, he knows too πŸ™‚

 

Comments (for longer story if you wish):  bf and I haven’t been together very long…but we knew pretty early on that this was it and we saw each other/hung out every single day for the first 5 months until an international business trip separated us for 10 days. hello devastation! lol We’re both back stateside and just in a great place. I’ve picked out/ordered my ring but it may be quite a while until he actually proposes! I stumbled across the site and I really liked it, what a great place to wait πŸ™‚

 

Post # 318
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27 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: November 2014

User Name: Zimme1Sm

Location: Kettering, OH

Age: 24

Occupation: Claims Adjuster

SO’s age: 25

SO’s Occupation: Robotic Programmer

How you met: In college

Relationship length: 5 and 3/4 years

A few words to describe yourself: empathetic (sometimes to a fault), sensitive, cheerful, compassionate

A few words to describe your SO: So much easier to describe him! Supportive, hard working, reserved, funny, trustworthy, endlessly dependable

Interests: reading, watching movies, running, boating

Kids?/Pets?: None. Hoping for a furr-baby soon!

Guilty pleasures: Cheese. Absolutely cheese. And the occasional dipping object for cheese. And a recent addition to this list has been shopping, can’t stay away from clothes lately!

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): If you know you found the person you want to marry your soul to, everything else is just part of the adventure!

Comments (for longer story if you wish):

 

Post # 319
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73 posts
Worker bee

User Name: MaddieM

Location: Providence. The biggest city in the littlest state. 

Age: 27

Occupation: Policy Analyst

SO’s age: 35

SO’s Occupation: Tech Support Technician

How you met: We met at a mutual friend’s party at a horrid appartment in east nowhere Maine where he was also living at the time. All my friend’s had moved there after high school and he had been dragged there from CA by a girlfriend and gotten stuck there after they broke up. Anywho we chatted all night and less than 6 months later he moved to where I was living. We started dating a few months after that but had become really good friends first. 

Relationship length: 7 years 1 week and counting…

A few words to describe yourself: Reader, observant, thoughtful, empathetic, kind, caretaker. 

A few words to describe your SO: Snarky, Kind, Handsome, Sweet, Mr. Grand Gesture. 

Interests: Reading of course, historic preservation, Vintage clothing but particularly hate. 

Kids?/Pets?: 2 Kitties Popcorn and Binx. 

Guilty pleasures: Chocolate! I can’t get enough but speciffically cadbury caramello bars. Also expensive shoes. 

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Do what you want and the rest will follow. 

Comments (for longer story if you wish): NA. 

Read more: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/can-we-do-a-waiting-bee-intro-part-2#ixzz2UmkRP0sS

Post # 320
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8 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: April 2014

User Name: Madefreshin80

Location: a little (and I mean little) town in the south

Age: 32

Occupation: Social work director

SO’s age: 47

SO’s Occupation: Forklift operator

How you met: Met while visiting a church. It was love at first sight

Relationship length: 1 yr 10mths

A few words to describe yourself: outgoing, comical, lover of life, go with the flow kinda gal

A few words to describe your SO: super hot!!, easy going, kind, affectionate, did I mention super hot?? Tongue Out, man of my dreams 

Interests: family, church, friends, art, working out, traveling, fashion

Kids?/Pets?: SO has 4 kids (1 teen, 3 in their 20’s) and a dog. Me, 1 feline

Guilty pleasures: sweets and carbs. Im such the fast food junkie

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): When life in general throws you lemons, trade them in for something more tasty

Comments (for longer story if you wish): And sooo I guess this is where I pop out the “big secret” lol but… SO is kinda sorta (ok he is) the dad of a guy friend that had a huge crush on me. But in my defense, I didn’t know that at first (long story). SO is great however as he went and talked to him about everything and thankfully said guy is now coming around to the idea I may be his step-mom. But its been an adventure for everyone involved that’s for sure!

 

 

 

Post # 321
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292 posts
Helper bee

User Name: PoppyRose

Location: UK

Age: 27

Occupation: I work for a beauty retailer in the fragrance department

SO’s age: 29

SO’s Occupation: teacher

How you met: online

Relationship length: 9 months (I know, I know…!) 

A few words to describe yourself: erm… Sunny side up! 

A few words to describe your SO: Kind, gentle, musical

Interests: Reading, crafting, hiking, skiing

Kids?/Pets?: I’ve got a daughter who’s 8, she’s not my OH’s but they love each other. 

Guilty pleasures: Star Trek, LOTR, fanfiction

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Don’t forget what it’s all about – the love between you and your SO

Comments (for longer story if you wish): Ask me anything! 

 
 

Post # 322
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156 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

User name: lilFaithy (My competition horse’s barn name is Faith)

Location: the South

Age:21

Occupation: (must I answer? tis a long list) currently in a job transition but I have been teaching beginner riding lessons for years and will continue to do so.  I am also an English major. I also do some paid photography on the side.  Soon to be a vet tech.

SO’s age: 32 (we just broke up so this may change when the next one comes along πŸ˜‰

SO’s occupation: ventilation diagnostics

How we met: Disaster relief.  His mother died in a tornado that tore up my hometown.  I was in his parent’s yard on a atv bringing water when his aunt dropped him off.  I hung out with his sister in high school so we all reconnected then.

 

relationship length: it lasted 2 days shy of a year

Myself: adventurous, bookworm, crafty

SO: controlling, sexy, angry, and fun all at the same time. ugh.

Interests: horses, my faith, photography, NATRC, healthy living, the arts, and crafting

Pets: I have multiple fur babies. 2 horses, 2 dogs, a cat, a cavey, and a rat.  Im such a sucker for a sob story and a pet that needs a home.

guilty pleasure: THIS SITE

Words of Wisdom: (stolen from another Bee)  I am engaged to myself first and foremost

Post # 323
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73 posts
Worker bee

User Name: agdluvstx

Location: Illinois

Age: 20

Occupation: Student

SO’s age: 19

SO’s Occupation: Student

How you met: High school

Relationship length: 4 years

A few words to describe yourself: My boyfriend is my best friend, we have two awesome fur babies, and I love country music!

A few words to describe your SO: Too smart! Over achiever, super sweet, and puts everyone else before his own needs

Interests: Music (punk, rock, rap, country, everything!), bass fishing, outdoors, tanning, my dogs

Kids?/Pets?: No kiddos yet/ we have a fish tank with some awesome rainbow sharks, and two dogs. Our hunting dog is an aussie/lab mix, and our agility dog is a border collie

Guilty pleasures: Red wine ice cream. Yumm

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence) Live on pinterest. I’m sooo close to my proposal, and pinning wedding things keeps me upbeat about the wait! 

Comments (for longer story if you wish) I was told sometime next month, which means I’m 99% sure it’ll be at Country Thunder! whoo! I feel like we’re at a good place with each other, and we’re going to wait until we’re officially done with school, so it’ll be 2015 for the official time. I fell in love with this perfect boy my freshman year of high school, and it took me a while to let things work their magic. He’s my best friend, and I’m so happy we’re together, even if it took 5 rejections through various grades in high school.

 

Post # 324
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43 posts
Newbee

User Name: Ktcheer09

Location: Houston,TX

Age: 23

Occupation: Chef

SO’s Occupatiion: Maintenance

How you met: Match.com πŸ™‚

Relationship Length: 1.5 year

A few words to describe myself: Outgoing, Funny, Blunt

A few words to describe SO: Sarcastic, sweet, loving

Interest: Were foodie, travel(one day), outdoors

Kids/Pets: 1 cat & 1 dog we decided not to have children!!

Guilty Pleasure: Adult swim, family guy

Waiting bee words of wisdom: keep calm & it will come

Post # 325
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9 posts
Newbee

User Name: breezykay (one of many childhood nicknames)

Location: Arkansas 

Age: 19 

Occupation: Student 

SO’s age: 23

SO’s Occupation: Driver (currently pushing him to get a job in his degree field)

How you met: Freshman year in my dorm ( he was an RA )

Relationship length: 1 year 

A few words to describe yourself: homebody,perfectionist,quiet,but always sarcastic Tongue Out

A few words to describe your SO: funny,a little sensitive, friendly, outgoing,passionate

Kids?/Pets?: have neither…want both,but preferably I’ll get another dog first!

Guilty pleasures: Cheesecake Brownie ice cream & Bride Day Friday

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): DIY..the only thing I can think about at this point..my proposals coming soon (like next few weeks soon) so I’ve been obsessed! 

Post # 326
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443 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

First of all I want to say hello! I’m new to the hive. 

User Name:  BrownPlaidBook

Location: Midwest USA 

Age: 26

Occupation: Career Advisor at a college 

SO’s age: 27

SO’s Occupation: Small Business Owner  

How you met: I was teaching English abroad and became friends with another teacher. SO and his brother came to visit her, and that’s how we met. 

Relationship length: 3 years

A few words to describe yourself: (SO wrote this… I probably wouldn’t have been as nice, but as you will read below, that is one of his leading qualities) beautiful, caring, loving, funny, strong willed, driven

A few words to describe your SO: adorable; genuine; nice in the awesome way, not the push-over way; dashing; thinks he’s quiet; family-oriented; whiskey drinker (he is the nicest, funniest person I know)

Interests: HIMYM, gardening, playing with my dog, helping people get jobs, indy music, sometimes I like yoga & other group fitness, baking

Kids?/Pets?: We have a 12 year old boxer who I’ve had since she was a puppy, so she is kinda like a child. I tease that she is like a geriatric puppy cuz all she does is play for five minutes and sleep for hours and hours.  

Guilty pleasures: Chocolate, wedding stuff, wine 

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Fun is where you make it!

Post # 327
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113 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

I am a long time lurker, man that felt good to admit. πŸ˜€

User Name: Theonetime – An Inside joke with a friend, not very inventive.

Location: Calgary.

Age: 23

Occupation: Office admin, Its as boring as it sounds.. except I can spend most my day lurking here.

SO’s age: 24 (Said we’d get married at 24 this is a good age)

SO’s Occupation: Journeyman sprinkerlfitter.

How you met: Technically I met him in elementary school, but he was dating my friend at the time, we went to the same school until Highschool, then we parted ways. I met this girl, we became friends, she was dating this boy. This boy had this best friend, and that best friend was my now SO.

Relationship length: 2 years officially in July.

A few words to describe yourself: Difficult. Generally happy always stubborn.

A few words to describe your SO: Gorgeous, smart, tall, talented, determined.

Interests: Watching whole seasons of television shows on netflix. Archer. The Gym, tattoos and baking.

Kids?/Pets?:  A hedgehog and a cat!

Guilty pleasures: Cheesy love songs, too high heels that I can barely walk in letalone wear, Reese peanut butter cups.

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence):  Always remain calm. Always remain positive.

Post # 328
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174 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2015

User Name: kellym83

Location: London, UK

Age: 24

Occupation: Campaign Manager at Expedia

SO’s age: 27

SO’s Occupation: Sports performance & Biomechanics

How you met: I was volunteering at a youth cricket event, and he was working there as he was coaching one of the kids’ teams.

Relationship length: coming up to 2.5 years

A few words to describe yourself: Hard working, take care of my friends, family focussed, loving life!

A few words to describe your SO: Silly, loving, sporty, gorgeous.

Interests: traveling, outdoors, cycling, field hockey, swimming, walking 

Kids?/Pets?: no kids. A hamster called Bear (he looks like a little brown bear)

Guilty pleasures: Trashy TV when SO isn’t around!

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Just let it happen when it happens – no one likes to be forced in to it!

Comments (for longer story if you wish) He originally planned to ask me when I got back to the airport in April after a work trip apparently, but I wasn’t well so he couldn’t do it then, and now wants to wait for the ring πŸ™‚ The ring is more of a promise ring (he’s currently doing an internship, so I’m earning the money to keep us both going), but I love the design, and not sure I would upgrade it even if he gives me the choice down the line. Of course…. he does have to ask me first!

Post # 329
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263 posts
Helper bee

User Name: Futuremrsv2016

Location: Northeast Ohio

Age: 28

Occupation: Nursing student in clinicals

SO’s age: 29

SO’s Occupation: Consultant

How you met: went to high school together, met through Facebook. I joke that he stalked me on Facebook πŸ™‚

Relationship length:  1 year

A few words to describe yourself: empathetic, sensitive, thoughtful

A few words to describe your SO: intelligent, caring, selfless

Interests: grew up taking riding lessons for 10 years (my passion!!!)

Kids?/Pets?: wonderful 5 year old daughter from a previous marriage and the cutest, naughtiest cat ever!

Guilty pleasures: shopping, chocolate/cupcakes/Menchies 

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): be patient, thoughtful to others, and respectful to others, as well as to yourself. Don’t nag your SO! This is supposed to be exciting for him as well!

Comments (for longer story if you wish): I may be young to be divorced, and sometimes I feel really judged. I was young (22) when I got married, and decided to file for divorce 2 years into it. My ex-husband was not a good person to me, drank heavily, and decided it was best for myself and my child to leave. I tried to make the situation right at the time, after getting pregnant, but it was a terrible and regretful decision to marry. I am thrilled I found someone who is caring, accepting, thoughtful, and treats me like a princess. He is a truly a wonderful person and I am excited for this new chapter in my life!

 

Post # 330
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82 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

User Name: mysocalledlife

 

Location: New Jersey

 

Age: 21

 

Occupation: just graduated college with a degree in molecular and cellular biology. I am currently looking for a job in the educational or nonprofit sector. eventually I am going to get a teaching certification (probably through a master’s program) and become a middle or high school biology teacher.

 

SO’s age: 31

 

SO’s Occupation: software developer

 

How you met: I was hanging out with my friend outside on St. Patrick’s Day 2011 and she was wearing a shirt for his favorite band. He complimented her on the shirt and we ended up hanging out with him and his friends for the whole night. He and I were friends for about a year and a half before we started dating.

 

Relationship length: Almost one year.

 

A few words to describe yourself: creative, sensitive, perceptive, intelligent, caring, responsible, weird, anxious. I am an INFP on the Myers-Briggs scale and a 6w5 on the Enneagram (those are both personality tests if you haven’t heard of them).

 

A few words to describe your SO: intelligent, silly, hardworking, devoted, caring, messy. He is an INTP on the Myers-Briggs and also a 6w5 on the Enneagram.

 

Interests: my interests are writing, learning, volunteering, organization, the 90s, vintage fashion, and personality typing. my SO’s interests are music (he plays guitar in a death metal band), writing, learning, and working out.

 

Kids?/Pets?: not yet. we both want kids and both love animals so it should be coming up in the future.

 

Guilty pleasures: mine: collecting vintage Vera Bradley bags, shopping for vintage/thrift clothing, watching Youtube videos on home organization and peoples’ designer bag collections and stuff. and those ASMR relaxation videos. his: eating unhealthy food.

 

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): If it’s meant to happen it will.

 

Comments (for longer story if you wish): Even though my relationship with my boyfriend is relatively short and we were long-distance for a lot of it while I was at college, we have been discussing marriage for a while now and he has hinted the proposal is coming soon. We have been living together for about a month now and it has been awesome!

 

Post # 331
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1 posts
Wannabee

Hi everyone. I’m new, can I come in and introduce myself please? πŸ˜€

User Name: Ptica

Location: UK

Age: 25

Occupation: I work with children in a nursery and I’m a part time student studying child care

SO’s age: 30

SO’s Occupation: Doctor (psychiatry)

How you met: Through a voluntary job, we worked together there.

Relationship length: 4 years

A few words to describe yourself: Friendly, loyal, caring

A few words to describe your SO: Caring, dedicated, sporty!

Interests: I love reading although I sometimes wish I had more time to do it. I love cooking, I think I’m pretty good at it. I could spend all day in the kitchen. I like music, I like all sorts of genres

Kids?/Pets?: No children, one ginger fur ball (a kitty cat)

Guilty pleasures: I watch too many trashy TV shows and soaps

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Oh I’m terrible at this kind of thing haha, can I skip this one?

Comments (for longer story if you wish): We’ve talked a lot about weddings for the last year or so but aren’t engaged. Over the last few weeks I’ve noticed lots of adverts for engagement rings on Google and in SO’s email account when he’s been showing me emails. I’m hoping this means he has plans to propose soon haha.

Read more: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/can-we-do-a-waiting-bee-intro-part-2#ixzz2XDtYQGWG

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