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

posted 10 years ago in Waiting
Post # 47
155 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Ok… this is officially my first post… I hope this works. I have been lurking for a few months and its time I was a bee in waiting, mostly in order to keep to the MrBees Pact.

User Name: flutterbee

Location: London

Age: 28

Occupation: Recruitment

SO’s age: 29

SO’s Occupation: Accountant

How you met: Work

Relationship length: 3 1/2 years- living together for 6 months

A few words to describe yourself: caring, loyal, a nice way of saying stressy?

A few words to describe your SO: Hot, funny, stubborn

Interests: fashion, books, travel, weddings!

Kids?/Pets?: no/ 2 ratties

Guilty pleasures: WeddingBee!

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): I have to steal this one”Keep calm, and paint your nails.”


Phew…. let the waiting begin!

Post # 48
99 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

User Name: autumnvee

Location:  Western Australia

Age: 26

Occupation: University student/bank teller

SO’s age: 36

SO’s Occupation: Programmer

How you met: Mutual friends, though we were friends for about four years before we got together.

Relationship length: 3 years

A few words to describe yourself: Studious, calm, fun (I hope!)

A few words to describe your SO: Studious, calm, fun (I think we might have melded into one person… Surprised)

Interests: Learning, reading, travelling, entertaining, decorating/renovating

Kids?/Pets?: None of either

Guilty pleasures: Food, home & garden magazines, wedding blogs!

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): How long you wait is not a reflection of your personal worth.

Comments (for longer story if you wish): I realise how lucky I am because I’m not actually waiting by myself — SO and I are both waiting, we have discussed marriage and decided that now is not the right time. I have uni to finish, and debt from a past relationship to finish paying off, and he has… well,  nothing really, he’s actually kind of waiting for me! Wink

But I have been the one waiting in my previous LTR, and I know how painful it can be. I couldn’t stand having the control of one of the biggest decisions of my life placed in someone else’s hands. But that might just explain why I’m not with that person anymore. 

Post # 49
141 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

User Name: BelleFille

Location: The Midwest
Age: 29

Occupation: I work in property management

SO’s age: 35

SO’s Occupation: carpenter

How you met: We met at work, became friends, became roommates and then started dating!

Relationship length: 7 years strong

A few words to describe yourself: funny, sassy, & closet romantic

 few words to describe your SO: level-headed, strong, & closet dork πŸ™‚

Interests: skiing, biking, crafting, beauty & fashion

Kids?/Pets?: 2 dogs

Guilty pleasures: nail polish, pinterest, Starbucks, solo trips to Target, Disney princesses, Taylor Swift & Mariah Carey songs

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): If it’s meant to be, it shall be. Keep calm and wait on.

Post # 50
7 posts

User Name: MissMetal

Location: The Lovely Midwest

Age: 24

Occupation: Retail Manager

SO’s age: 29

SO’s Occupation:  Retail Manager

How you met: He hired me! (We still work for the same company, though obviously I transferred to another location shortly after we met πŸ˜‰ )

Relationship length: 4.5 years

A few words to describe yourself: Type A, perfectionist to a fault, REALLY FUNNY πŸ˜‰

A few words to describe your SO: Philosophical, smart, very emotional but hard to show it, funniest man I know!

Interests: METAL MUSIC! Baking, sewing, working out, playing video games, roller derby

Kids?/Pets?:  0 kids thus far… 2 dogs; a 4 year old corgi and a 1 year old papillon.

Guilty pleasures: Watching Cupcake Wars and Chopped (his guilty pleasure I guess, I’m not guilty about it at all!) For me only… roller skating, watching Say yes to the dress (so bad!) and internet memes, haha.

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Don’t open your big fat mouth about a proposal because you’ll probably ruin what he planned for the next day/that night/etc. and have to wait even longer!

Post # 51
3 posts
  • Wedding: July 2014

User Name: futuremrsbarkis

Location: Washington

Age: 20

Occupation: Student/photographer 

SO’s age: 20

SO’s Occupation: Student/ graphic designer

How you met: My ex actually set us up as a business partnership. Ha!

Relationship length: 6 months

A few words to describe yourself: Very fun loving and sopntaneous. 

A few words to describe your SO: Loving, compassionate, dedicated. 

Interests: I love planning. Photography, animals, decorating, cooking.

Kids?/Pets?: Two puppies πŸ™‚ 

Guilty pleasures: Fruit & nut bars.

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): I have none! I’m just so anxious because I know he has the ring already!

Comments (for longer story if you wish): After we met and became close friends, we started dating and moved in with each other almost immediately. From the first month of seriously dating, we were talking engagement. Now I know he got a ring and I’m just sitting here waiting for it! 

Post # 52
13 posts

User Name: Catherinette

Location: California

Age: 30

Occupation: student

SO’s age: 27

SO’s Occupation: genius (lol)

How you met: We met through mutual friends, at a party, soon after we became friends ourselves and like turned into love.

Relationship length: 3.5 yr

A few words to describe yourself: Cheerful, Patient, Kind, 

A few words to describe your SO:

Interests:  Daydreaming about my future life, studying, technology, fitness, books, and beautiful days

Guilty pleasures: Ice Cream

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): wish I had some

Comments (for longer story if you wish): I’m a newbee, just joined this month. I’ve felt so completely alone in this. I’m very thankful for this site.

Post # 53
11 posts
  • Wedding: January 2013

User Name: MrsRice2Be

Location: Southampton, England. UK

Age: will be 26 in 12 days

Occupation: Cashier and Receptionist

SO’s age: 30 in 2 days time

SO’s Occupation: Warehouse Operative

How you met: Was friends with my future hubby’s brother and went for a drink with him when me and his brother hit it off, went from there  πŸ™‚

Relationship length: 7.5 years. 8 years on the day we marry

A few words to describe yourself: Try to please others waaaaay to much and forget about myself some times. We have a gorgeous little boy who will be 2 when we get married. I work 20 hrs a week and love my friends and family

A few words to describe your SO: Well – where do i start, he is so caring and thoughful – such a great dad to our lil boy and is rather yummy looking too πŸ˜›

Interests: Playing with my little one and going to feed the ducks. Going to the cinema and planning the wedding

Kids?/Pets?: 4 fish and my gorgeous son Kieran, born Sept 2010. A cheeky little monkey that makes us soooooproud

Guilty pleasures: watching and listening to Boyzone Dvds/CDs

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence):

Comments (for longer story if you wish):

Post # 54
60 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Sorry, didn’t see this was for “waiting” Embarassed

Post # 55
1354 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2014


User Name: Omgbunnies

Location: new England

Age: 25 in June

Occupation: I’m a dog walker now but trying to find something else in health care.

SO’s age: 27

SO’s Occupation: Neither of us knows quite what his title is, but he works for a pharmacy. 

How you met: we were friends for years and when I exited my last relationship we started dating.

Relationship length: 3 years 7 months

A few words to describe yourself: Ambitious, independent, kind, nice, friendly

A few words to describe your SO: Also kind, gentle, a teddy near under a grizzly bear first impression πŸ™‚

Interests: Bunnies!! Knitting, tv, books, music, apps (I may as well be honest!), decorating

Kids?/Pets?: I have one son, he’s almost 5. I also have a bunny rabbit, Sheldon, he’s 3.

Guilty pleasures: The Golden Girls, Frasier, late night snacks, exorbitant amounts of Pinkberry

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): don’t blow it!

Comments (for longer story if you wish):

Post # 57
37 posts
  • Wedding: February 2015

Helloooooo Bees πŸ™‚

User Name: Magnoliafine  ( my mamma always called me Magnolia when I was little) 

Location: Kansas

Age:20( almost 21!)

Occupation: cosmetology student, retail sales assoc.

SO’s age:20 (a month younger than myself)

SO’s Occupation:Butcher…..scary, right? haha

How you met: yikes…I hate sharing this…Craigslist. 

Relationship length: 1 yr..and we’ve spent probably less than a week of days apart the entire year.

A few words to describe yourself: fun, outgoing, loveable, impatient

A few words to describe your SO: reserved, sweet, sarcastic

Interests: photography, fashion

Kids?/Pets?: none of the above…I’ve been begging for a dog though.

Guilty pleasures: wine, ice cream, gossip mags, big sexy hair products πŸ™‚

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence):Patience is a flower that grows not in everyone’s garden πŸ™‚

Comments (for longer story if you wish): My SO and myself are currently living with his family which sounds absolutely awful but is really quite nice. He told me that he loved me after 2 weeks of dating….and he really meant it. πŸ™‚

Post # 58
699 posts
Busy bee

User Name: booknerd

Location: Tampa, Florida

Age: 22

Occupation: Full-time student & restaurant hostess 

SO’s age: 22

SO’s Occupation: College graduate looking for a company to beging his chemical engineering career with

How you met: Masonic Family

Relationship length: 1 year, 9 months

A few words to describe yourself: impatient, creative, lively, organized, artist

A few words to describe your SO: kind, loving, absent-minded, intelligent, patient

Interests: I am into almost everything – all of the arts, sciences, learning, teaching, reading, writing, everything!

Kids?/Pets?: None yet but when we move in together, we want pets – at least a cat and a dog

Guilty pleasures: Honestly, wedding planning or planning anything and reading.

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Don’t rush your SO, let him/her take their time, no matter how impatient you get nor how badly you want it – they need to be ready on their own time.

Comments (for longer story if you wish): Oh, where to begin?!  Our relationship is a bit backwards to begin with.  I stayed at his parents house (with him there) a week before our first date.  We had been talking and flirting for at least a month before that.  I was staying the weekend because I needed to be in town for some events.  At the time, we lived 4 hours away from each other.  Well, the second night I was there, I had lost a bet to him and had to show him a trick I can do with my boobs (they keep bouncing after I stop moving) and so I was wearing a tank top and pj shorts.  Soon it was bed time.  I was freezing and so he wrapped his arms around me and cuddled me.  We kissed shortly after that.  He had already asked me out earlier that day.  By the time I left, we had made out a bunch of times.  Since then, we were in a LDR for about 11 months until I moved up to Tampa as well for school, going to the same school as him.  We lived together for about 4 months but things went downhill with our other roommates, a married couple and so now we live separately.  Around Christmas time, we had started to talk about possible marriage and since then, he has told me ‘within the year’ and ‘before our 3rd anniversary’ so now, I bid my time by planning our wedding or our house we plan on having come August and whatever else I can plan for, even though none of it is 100% right now.

Post # 59
228 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Let me introduce myself πŸ™‚

User Name: pixiefatale

Location: Toronto

Age: 28

Occupation: Communications

SO’s age: 27

SO’s Occupation: Teacher

How you met: We met in undergrad – same class. He talked to me first and I showed no interest. Then he ignored me and all I could be was interested lol.

Relationship length: 7 years (technically 3 years, followed by time apart, followed by 4 years back together and happier than ever)

A few words to describe yourself: funloving, emotional, smart, silly, forgiving

A few words to describe your SO: patient, intelligent, caring, hansome, funny

Interests: decorating and renos to my condo, fashion and shopping, enjoying sunny days outside, reading, eating and dancing with friends, wine, food, trying new experiences

Kids?/Pets?: Neither. Hopefully a puppy soon, and kids one day.

Guilty pleasures: Crying while watching romantic movies by myself, fresh pastries and gelato

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Enjoy being in love and contcentrate on being the fabulous you that you are.

Post # 60
17 posts
  • Wedding: April 2015

User Name: abbygem

Location: California

Age: 21

Occupation: Finance Auditor

SO’s age: 23

SO’s Occupation: Electrical Enginerer

How you met: Previous Job!

Relationship length: 4 Years, almost 5

A few words to describe yourself: I’m very OCD, and shy, but I love to hang out with friends, and go to the park with my SO and dogs. Love the beach and summer!

A few words to describe your SO: Spontaneous, outgoing, up for anything. I call him a natural flirt, because anywhere we go, everyone automatically loves him!

Interests: I love to bake!

Kids?/Pets?: 2 puppies! German shephard and a shitzu!

Guilty pleasures: Stalking all of the hives boards and ideas!

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Enjoy the relationship period! It will one day end!

Comments (for longer story if you wish): I’m anxiously waiting, it’s easier said then done. I know that I should enjoy every second of being in the relationship but I can not wait until the day he asks me!

Post # 61
101 posts
Blushing bee

Teehee!   This is great!!


User Name: Bada Bing Bling

Location: Seattle, Wa

Age: 22

Occupation: Bottom of the totem pole at a fortune 100 company

SO’s age: 24

SO’s Occupation: Mechanical Engineer

How you met: At a dance (in Disney World!!)

Relationship length: 7 years, 8 Months (to the day!)….and still waiting

A few words to describe yourself: I’m a ditzy, lighthearted person who tends to get OCD about a few typical women things. 

A few words to describe your SO: The most laid back guy who is learning to love my need to control nature

Interests: Movies, looking at jewelry, hanging with my cat

Kids?/Pets?: two cats!  one boy and one girl (our little pride and joys)

Guilty pleasures: CHOCOLATE (haha not unique at all), Looking at jewelry, Perezhilton

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence):  I guess just trust in that your SO will make all this waiting worth it!

Comments (for longer story if you wish): I’m good!

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