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

posted 10 years ago in Waiting
Post # 62
Member
55 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I’ll join in πŸ™‚

User Name: ashe89

Location: South Florida

Age: 22

Occupation: Student and Stay-At-Home Mom

SO’s age: 29

SO’s Occupation: Resturant General Manager

How you met: He was my boss πŸ˜‰

Relationship length: 1 1/2 years

A few words to describe yourself: Determinted, organized, planner

A few words to describe your SO: Understanding, patient, loving

Interests: Crafting, and playing with our LO

Kids?/Pets?: 7 month old son πŸ™‚

Guilty pleasures: Sweets and cheesey sitcoms

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): can’t think of anything right now! πŸ™

Comments (for longer story if you wish): We;re currently in the home buying process with an offer accepted on a town house!

Post # 63
Member
4 posts
Wannabee
  • Wedding: September 2013

New to weddingbee, so this might be a good way to introduce myself!


User Name:  KekelaNikol

Location:  Jersey shore

Age:  29

Occupation:  Nurse Practitioner

SO’s age:  37

SO’s Occupation:  Heating, Ventilation, Air condition technician

How you met:  Online!

Relationship length:  2.5 yrs

A few words to describe yourself:  Laid back, happy-go-lucky, meticulous planner, friendly, smart

A few words to describe your SO:  warm, loving, happy-go-lucky, great partner

Interests:  Reading, learning, hiking, dogs, cooking

Kids?/Pets?:  Our furbaby… a 1 year old Boxer named Stella

Guilty pleasures:  spoiling our dog who’s happily chewing on a bone as I type this

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence):  This is your day so make it fun and about the two of you!  Don’t get bogged down by family and friend expectations! Make it the day you’ll look back on in 20 years with nothing but the fondest memories.

Comments (for longer story if you wish):

Post # 64
Member
5 posts
Newbee

@tenacity:  

 

User Name:  Thrilla_in_Manila

Location:  ATL

Age:  24

Occupation:  HR in the legal arena                                                                                                                          SO’s age:  23

SO’s Occupation:  Banking industry                                                                          How you met:  We met through mutual friends in HS.

Relationship length:  5.5 years

A few words to describe yourself:  Caring, fun, optimistic and a realist

A few words to describe your SO:  Handsome, smart, funny, “my voice of reason”

Interests:  cooking

Kids?/Pets?:  one dog

Guilty pleasures:  desserts… mmm!!

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence):

 

Post # 65
Member
743 posts
Busy bee

User Name: Rush1986

Location: Canada

Age: 25

Occupation: Admin

SO’s age: 25

SO’s Occupation: Electricioan

How you met: Typical love story.  A bar.

Relationship length: 3.65 years

A few words to describe yourself: quiet, intellegent, goofy

A few words to describe your SO: hard working, optimistic, stubborn

Interests: exercise, home decore, DIY, literature

Kids?/Pets?: one puppy

Guilty pleasures: chocolate, weddingbee, star trek and star wars

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): “Hang in there baby”

Post # 66
Member
259 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

User Name: Quackadoo

Location: Southern California

Age: 24

Occupation: student

SO’s age: 30

SO’s Occupation: software engineer

How you met: Through mutual friends

Relationship length: 5 years

A few words to describe yourself: Goofy, mature, loud, caring

A few words to describe your SO: independent, rational, loyal, goof

Interests: Music, my culture, dogs, baking

Kids?/Pets?: 1 weagle (weiner-beagle)

Guilty pleasures: Yogurtland, ring porn : )

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Try to distract yourself as best you can (for me that is impossible as I distract myself with wedding details). Communicating with your SO about the future is key to a good relationship. They can never read your mind, you have to share your thoughts in a positive way.

Comments (for longer story if you wish): 

Post # 67
Member
21 posts
Newbee

User Name: pretzelchic (part of an old screenname from high school, my last name is hidden within it)

Location: Miami

Age: 24

Occupation: PhD Student

SO’s age: (almost) 25

SO’s Occupation: Social Media manager/Tech support for a software company, but leaving soon to start law school

How you met: Had seven classes together in college before we officially met at a midnight pancake breakfast.

Relationship length: 4 years, 5 months

A few words to describe yourself: smart, sassy, outspoken, stubborn, impatient (particularly in regard to the “waiting”), loyal, determined, affectionate, brutally honest

A few words to describe your SO: sweet, brilliant, clever, witty, competitive (though not in the proposal game apparently), adorable, also stubborn, attentive, playful

Interests: TV shows, cuddling, bike rides along the beach, hanging out with friends, music, painting my nails

Kids?/Pets?: none and none (but reeeeeally want a Corgi!!)

Guilty pleasures: ice cream, vodka, stalking wedding websites

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Wish I had some…but I’ll just pass along what a bunch of my friends have told me: “Would you rather be married or would you rather be with him?”

Comments (for longer story if you wish): Going on a cruise in August (so my fingers are crossed for a proposal in Cozumel)….but with moving costs and his law school loans, I’m not sure that’s even feasible.

Post # 68
Member
453 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2014 - Historic cinema

Hello all πŸ™‚

This is my very first post here after lurking for awhile, so here goes!

 

User Name: Miss Bettsy (part of my stage name)

Location: New Zealand

Age: 27 a week tomorrow

Occupation: Burlesque artist, floristry student, birthday fairy

SO’s age: 45

SO’s Occupation: DVD rental store owner, film critic, newspaper columnist

How you met: He reviewed movies, I worked at the movies!

Relationship length: 18 months tomorrow

A few words to describe yourself: Vintage, girly, creative, shy, romantic

A few words to describe your SO: Film obsessed!

Interests: Burlesque, vintage lifestyle, theatre, classic films, travel

Kids?/Pets?: No kids, one spoiled house bunny

Guilty pleasures: Weddings!

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): It will probably happen when you (I!!!) least expect it!

Post # 69
Member
2 posts
Wannabee

Just joined today….

User Name: Mandy88

Location: Ireland

Age: 23

Occupation: PhD Researcher

SO’s age: 26

SO’s Occupation: Software Developer

How you met: A night out

Relationship length: 6.5 years

A few words to describe yourself: hard-working, friendly, quiet, thoughtful, driven, bit lazy.

A few words to describe your SO: Energetic, kind, shy, quiet but funny, handsome.

Interests: Sports and technology

Kids?/Pets?: Neither

Guilty pleasures: Privately day-dreaming of marriage and spending time on sites like this!

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Let ya know when the ring comes/Mr.Bee’s back-up plan seems like a good bet though! πŸ™‚

Comments (for longer story if you wish):

Post # 70
Member
213 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

User Name: crosscountry09
Location: chapel hill, nc

Age: 24

Occupation: soon to be marriage and family therapy masters student, nanny.

SO’s age: 36 (and I have been loving reading other bees perspectives on an age gap!)

SO’s Occupation: drug/alcohol rehabilitation counselor

How you met: at his work, I was interning to get experience before applying to my masters program.

Relationship length: 1 year on June 17th πŸ™‚

A few words to describe yourself: very social, generous, reserved (don’t display emotion very well), a hugger.

A few words to describe your SO: generous, brave, class clown, cuddly, hard working.

Interests: baking, photography, reading, sun worshipping, unreasonably long coffee and Skype dates with friends.

Kids?/Pets?: a 1 1/2 year old golden doodle (SO is the BEST fur baby stepdaddy)

Guilty pleasures: chocolate, silly tv shows (things that play on bravo, the bachelor), lemon bars.

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): have an honest conversation with your SO about your future, ask about his 1,5 and 10 year plans. If it is clear that you are in them – stop talking about it. If you are not and you would like to be, take him at his word and get really honest with yourself about whether thats ok with you.

Comments (for longer story if you wish): SO and I were set up by a friend of his – when he first asked me out, I said no. Our “first date” happened because I booty called him a couple weeks later and gave him a long speech about how I would never date him but we could be friends with benefits…but then we spent everyday together for almost 2 months and realized there was more to it. I’m so glad I gave him a second chance! 

Post # 71
Member
587 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Sounds like fun πŸ™‚


User Name: NurseMaranda

Location: The Sunshine State Cool

Age: 25

Occupation: Graduate nurse, upgrading to RN in the next couple of months πŸ™‚

SO’s age: 25

SO’s Occupation: Practice manager for a psychiatrist

How you met: We met through band for band camp (no jokes!). He was funny and we kind of hit it off immediately.

Relationship length: 7 years this coming August

A few words to describe yourself: Fun, quirky, impulsive and caring.

A few words to describe your SO: Dedicated, funny, stubborn and honest.

Interests: I love all things related to keeping a nice home, wedding(!) stuff, nursing and learning. I don’t have much spare time, though!

Kids?/Pets?: No children, but I have 2 Jack Russell Terrorists.

Guilty pleasures: BF and I are both foodies, mmm… Anything that won’t eat me first πŸ˜‰ I also love shopping, though I am trying to save money.

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Try not to stress about something that you can’t control. It will only make the moment seem more like a conquest rather than a life changing event!

Post # 72
Member
50 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

User Name: Snoopadoop

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire

Age: 28

Occupation: Dental Nurse

SO’s age: 37

SO’s Occupation: Chef

How you met: He ran the pub next door to to my parents house.

Relationship length: It will be 15 years on our wedding day.

A few words to describe yourself: Happy, and care-free up for anything.

A few words to describe your SO: Amazing, kind, gentle and dying of Cancer.

Interests: History, F1, and Benedict Cumberbatch!

Kids?/Pets?: 1 Rabbit (Talavera, aged 4 the love of my life, lol) and 6 chickens!

Guilty pleasures: Fangirling!

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): It’s so nice to be insane no-one ass you to explain!

 

Post # 73
Member
253 posts
Helper bee

User Name: vegempanada

Location: USA

Age: 25

Occupation: Teacher (looking for my first job after graduation!)

SO’s age: 32

SO’s Occupation: Grad student (business)

How you met: An unlikely chance encounter at my workplace 

Relationship length: 1 year, 9 months

A few words to describe yourself: Smart, hardworking, funny, creative, compassionate

A few words to describe your SO: Brilliant, neat, silly, confident, caring, patient

Interests: Education, reading, feminism, atheism, pop culture

Kids?/Pets?: Neither

Guilty pleasures: YA novels, bad television, lurking on Weddingbee πŸ™‚

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): I won’t gain anything by rushing, but I WILL gain happy memories by waiting patiently and enjoying things just as they are.


Post # 74
Member
490 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

hello bees πŸ™‚

i’ve been lurking on weddingbee for a month or so and finally decided to join the hive. this thread sounds like a great way to introduce myself, so there we go.

User Name: linssi

Location: ukraine

Age: 23

Occupation: sound engineer (in a theatre and sometimes live shows)

SO’s age: 23

SO’s Occupation: graphic artist, designer etc

How you met: we noticed each other at the concerts and on a street once in a while – not only cos our town is pretty small, but also he’s a person who can easily draw your attention in the crowd, i can tell! but for 3 years (!) we never actually had a chance to talk. until my best friend started to hang out with a bunch of guys and my SO was one of them πŸ™‚ we met around a year before actually started dating.

Relationship length: almost 4 years. LD first 9 months, living together for 2 years 

A few words to describe yourself: musical, creative, loving, sometimes crazy but mostly in a good way.

A few words to describe your SO: handsome, artistic, sexy, honest, loyal. may act silly but if something is driving me insane/stressful/mad etc he always stays reasonable and patient. best man ever :3

Interests: metal music, horror movies, travelling, camping, winter sports, being lazy after a hard working day πŸ™‚

Kids?/Pets?: no kids, but a home zoo: a cat, a dog, and two turtles

Guilty pleasures: tv series (south park, how i met your mother πŸ˜€ etc), tasty food (my SO is too damn good at making sushi!), and a bit of a beer+snacks addiction. Embarassed

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): “the best is yet to come” *wink*

Comments (for longer story if you wish): hoho, i guess my story is already long enough πŸ˜€

Post # 75
Member
13 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2013

 

User Name: Starbzz

Location: NYC

Age: 27

Occupation: Registered Nurse

SO’s age: 28

SO’s Occupation: Banking Industry

How you met:previous employer

Relationship length: 1.5 years

A few words to describe yourself: crazy, random with moments of mellowness

A few words to describe your SO: mellow with bursts of crazy randomness

Interests: my wonderful family, reading, checking out restaurants, driving through the beautiful highways of NYS

Kids?/Pets?: none

Guilty pleasures: cottage cheese with pineapple

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Just smile!

Comments (for longer story if you wish):NA

Post # 76
Member
260 posts
Helper bee

User Name: AnastasiaM

Location: Ontario, Canada

Age: 20

Occupation: Student… I’m in my last year of my honours BA.

SO’s age: 22 next week

SO’s Occupation: Recently graduated as a paramedic

How you met: In high school through mutual friends

Relationship length: 4 years

A few words to describe yourself: Funny, creative introvert.

A few words to describe your SO: Hilarious, sweet, and awesome.

Interests: Reading, writing, watching TV, scrapboooking.

Kids?/Pets?: Neither yet.  Kids are still 6+ years off, while a puppy will hopefully come in 2-4 years.

Guilty pleasures: TV, wedding forums online, and a nerdy game SO just got me started on.

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Don’t focus on when you’ll get engaged and find true hobbies to focus on instead.  Your time will come and when it does, it will be amazing.  (I’m having a bit of a tough time with the 2nd one this week!)

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