(Closed) Waiting Bee Intro-Part 3!

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Post # 32
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63 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

User Name: LovelyAudacity

Location: FL

Age: 26

Occupation: TV Production

SO’s age: 34

SO’s Occupation: Sales

How you met: We met at work and started dating a couple of months later.

Relationship length: 3 years

A few words to describe yourself: Passionate, loyal, determined, idealistic, traveler.

A few words to describe your SO: Intelligent, funny, determined, steady and extremely caring.

Interests: Travel, language, reading, television, gymnastics, art, decor, and the ocean.

Kids?/Pets?: Two adorable pups.

Guilty pleasures: Chocolate, reading, wine, pinterest and wedding related planning. 

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Enjoy every phase.

Comments (for longer story if you wish): We’ve had a very happy relationship and acknowledged early on that we were “it”. Moved in together after just six months which neither of us had done before. We’ve set a lot of goals together and want to be married and start a family in the next couple of years.

Post # 33
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6 posts
Newbee

User Name: MsSeahorse22

Location: New Jersey

Age: 22

Occupation: Applying to Grad School

SO’s age: 44

SO’s Occupation: Sales

How you met: Rival High Schools

Relationship length: 2.5 years

A few words to describe yourself: Messy but also type A, INTP

A few words to describe your SO: Type B, easy-going, very social

Interests: I ride and am interested in international politics

Kids?/Pets?: He has 1 kid who lives with us, we have a cat, a bunny, and are waiting to bring our puppy home

Guilty pleasures: Sweets, ring browsing

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Don’t focus on the wedding, focus on the relationship

Comments (for longer story if you wish):

I’ve been lurking for a while, guiltily, but my SO told me last week that he wants to propose by the end of 2014, so I figured I would officially be a guilt-free waiting bee after the new year begins! 

Post # 34
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604 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

First post on Weddingbee (except to sign up for the waiting list!)

 

User Name: AbqAndrea

 

Age: 32

 

Occupation: Higher Education

 

SO’s age: 30

 

SO’s Occupation: News

 

How you met: Online Dating!

 

Relationship length: 1.5 years

 

A few words to describe yourself: Creative, Crafty, Baker, Lover of Kitties (I have 2), Loves Books, Midwestern Girl.

 

A few words to describe your SO: Loves movies (the more obscure and artsy to better), Craft Beer Lover/Brewer, California Boy.

 

Interests: See Above

 

Kids?/Pets?: 2 Kitties

 

Guilty pleasures: Anything Salted Caramel and Craft Beer

 

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Stop comparing yourself to others here. Each person is different. Know what works for you.

 

Comments (for longer story if you wish):  I’m new to the waiting list and hoping for a proposal in the next 3-5 months. I’m confident it will happen, just a question of when now πŸ™‚ I have been lurking the bee for quite some time now but plan to be a little more active now that a proposal seems to be in the works.

We’ve had the talk and moved in together last February. We’ve both agreed we feel like more than “boyfriend and girlfriend”, that we are more serious than that. So just waiting, mostly happily, sometimes impatiently.

 

Post # 35
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5 posts
Newbee

User Name: nattiegams325

Location: Chicagoland!

Age: 27

Occupation: Speech Pathologist

SO’s age: 27

SO’s Occupation: Audiologist

How you met: In college!

Relationship length: 3 years, 10 months, 19 days

A few words to describe yourself: organized, traditional, clean, empathetic

A few words to describe your SO: sensitive, determined, sharp, loyal

Interests: Travel, cooking, decorating, Pinteresting!, triathlon

Kids?/Pets?: not yet!

Guilty pleasures: chocolate fudge pop tarts…keep them away from me!

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Thinking about the past can make you sad, thinking about the future can make you anxious, just focus on the now. Enjoy the moment.

Comments (for longer story if you wish): My SO and I are finally ready to tie the knot! We wanted to get our advanced degrees and loans taken care of, I bought and remodeled a house, and he has switched jobs 3 times in a year and finally found one that he loves. An engagement is literally coming up anyday! I have no idea when exactly but I’m so excited πŸ™‚

 

Post # 36
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2 posts
Wannabee

User Name: BlueBonnets785!

Location: FL

Age: 26

Occupation: Teacher

SO’s age: 26

SO’s Occupation: Graphic/Web Designer, Entrepreneur

How you met: High School Sweethearts

Relationship length: 9 years and counting!

A few words to describe yourself: Strong, Independent, Determined, Silly, Whimsical, INFJ, Powerful, Educated, Intellent

A few words to describe your SO: Intellegent, Sweet, Sensitive, Savvy, Goofy, Independent, Sexy, Kind

Interests: Art, Hoop Dance, Home Decorating, Painting, Volunteering, Teaching, Travel

Kids?/Pets?: No kids (Grad school please!), 1 pug

Guilty pleasures: Pinterest, Good Champagne, Gormet Cheese, and TLC’s Bride Day

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Patience pays off, in one way or another

Post # 37
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149 posts
Blushing bee

User Name: alt_bride

Location: Ontario, Canada

Age: 22

Occupation: Administrative Assistant

SO’s age: 24

SO’s Occupation: Sous Chef

How you met: Plenty of Fish

Relationship length: This is where I’m going to get judged pretty hard… We’ve been dating for 2 months. 

A few words to describe yourself: Quirky, Different, Indecisive, Silly, Stubborn, Affectionate, Particular

A few words to describe your SO: Creative, Funny, Passionate, Motivated, Loving, Sincere, Honest, Thoughtful

Interests: Video Games, Movies (Especially Horror), Cooking/Food, Reading, Writing, Travelling, Rock/Punk/Metal/Alternative Music.

Kids?/Pets?: No Kids // I have a leucistic Ball Python (Eeeek, snake!), and my SO and I are talking about getting a dog once we settle into a place together. I also presently have two dogs (miniature poodle and some sort of terrier mutt/cross that we can’t figure out, haha), but they are family dogs that I won’t be able to take with me.

Guilty pleasures: Millionaire Matchmaker, SYTTD, a couple current top 40 songs, and most recently Weddingbee, hehe.

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Keep Calm and Lurk the Bee

Comments (for longer story if you wish): So, the other Waiting Bees probably don’t think I belong here, either because I’m quite young compared to most other Bees or because of my short relationship with my SO. As a result, I just want to say… When you know, you just know! After two weeks, my SO and I already knew we wanted to share our lives with eachother. It is the most perfect fit; we really do complete eachother. We’ve both been in very serious, longterm relationships before this, so its not as if we’re new to relationships (I’ve had one that was almost 7 years, that was months away from marriage. I realized I wasn’t in love and walked away, then dated quite a bit before meeting my SO. He was in a four year relationship, followed by a three year relationship that also almost ended in marriage before he also realized he was unhappy and left. He, too, dated a bit after that until we got together.). So we’re not naive and inexperienced in relationships. We’ve been there, done that, and despite being young and not having been together very long, we know we want to be together. We’ve already discussed life, a future, what we want in the longterm and a timeline of when we want it… We agree on everything. I don’t expect a proposal soon — currently all of our savings are going towards a downpayment on a house so we can move in together, so a ring isn’t a priority right now — but we’ve had conversations where HE has wanted to know all about the dream wedding I want, when I want it, etc. He even asked all about the ring that I want; in his phone, he has saved a note with all the details about my dream ring, including my ring size. He’s even picked out our wedding rings. Thus, I know he is serious, and I genuinely believe that once our house downpayment is together, he will be getting a ring. That’s why I’ve gotten myself added to the Waiting Bee list; I think sometime in 2014, I’ll be getting engaged! I’ve never been so happy in my life.

Post # 38
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281 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

User Name: LadyAna

Location: Texas

Age: 26

Occupation: Medical Receptionist

SO’s age: 27

SO’s Occupation: Engineer

How you met: Online

Relationship length: 2 years

A few words to describe yourself: Calm, curious, musical, nature lover

A few words to describe your SO: Dedicated, critical thinker, persistant, curious

Interests: Singing, cooking, camping, reading

Kids?/Pets?: Cats

Guilty pleasures: Animated movies (still love Disney!)

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Never settle. The right partner is worth waiting for!

Comments (for longer story if you wish): My SO and I haven’t moved into the official engagement phase yet, but I’m the sort that likes to plan and think ahead (also the sort that doesn’t like to stress over things), so I’m starting to gather ideas now, before I have to start planning a wedding for real. Proposal is likely within the coming weeks or months though, so I don’t think I’m getting TOO far ahead of myself, lol! Looking forward to getting to know the other ladies on the boards!

Post # 39
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131 posts
Blushing bee

User Name:  hotteatherapy

Location: North Carolina

Age: 20

Occupation: Future MA Student/Freelance designer!

SO’s age: 20

SO’s Occupation: Personal Trainer/Soon-to-be farmer

How you met: Mutual friend in college.

Relationship length: Met in March 2012, and here we are!

A few words to describe yourself: Creative but shy, witty and caring. 

A few words to describe your SO: Outgoing people person, loves art & fitness

Interests: Music, visual art, linguistics, food, exploring, classic movies.

Kids?/Pets?: None.

Guilty pleasures: Nutella. Both of us.

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence):  The anticipation is killer, but your SO is spending his time making his proposal perfect for you!

Comments (for longer story if you wish): Young waiting bee but ready to embark on a fabulous life journey with my perfect guy!

Post # 40
Member
243 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

User Name: ChristineMarie5711

Location: Southern USA 

Age: 23, 24 in August of 2014

Occupation: Cosmotoligist/Hair dresser

SO’s age: 21, 22 in September of 2014

SO’s Occupation: Cook/College Student

How you met: Quite ironically, I met him at my ex boyfriends (high school boyfriend) house. His parents consider me a part of their family, till this day they still do. Even after their son and I broke up they still invited me over and I go to their house regularly. They have helped me in so many ways which I am so thankful for. One day I was at their house and my ex brought a friend over, we glanced at each other and that was it. After we got together, I found out that he did ask my ex who I was and asked him if it would be cool if we dated. A couple of days after I had seen him, I found him on facebook and started a conversation, he later asked me on a date to the movies. 

Relationship length: 2 years and 8 months 

A few words to describe yourself: Leo, shy, quiet, organized, controlling <—one of my flaws, challenging 

A few words to describe your SO:  Virgo, loud, outgoing, charasmatic, handsome, charming, challenging.

Interests: DIY, crafts, reading, cooking, antique looking

Kids?/Pets?: One dog, 7 year old Maltese. He has a 3 or 4 year old Mini Pin and a cat. 

Guilty pleasures: Starbucks secret menu cookies and cream Frappes 

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Good things come to those who wait?

Comments (for longer story if you wish): According to our horoscopes, we are very much incompatable and I completely agree but opposites attract πŸ™‚ Even though we were both born in the same hometown, our families are very different, his family is from up North (Illinois), and yes I pronounce it the right way, a silent “S”, my family was born in the South. Both families have completely different veiws on many things which when we first got together, I thought was so strange and he thought the same way with me but like I said, opposites attract. We do not live together and dont plan on living together till we are married, thats just how I was raised πŸ™‚ 

Post # 41
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316 posts
Helper bee

User Name:     Oooh_ Snap

Location:     Somerset, PA

Age:   26

Occupation:     Medical Transcriptionist/MRI Tech and going back to school in March.

SO’s age:    30 (in march)

SO’s Occupation:   Chef

How you met:     On Xbox Live 

Relationship length:     3 years, 1 Month.

A few words to describe yourself:     Silly, science minded, protective, stubborn, energetic.

A few words to describe your SO:     Funny, laidback, hardworking.

Interests:     Gaming, going to the shooting range, cooking, Reality TV, Singing

Kids?/Pets?:     We have 1 crazy Black and Tan Coonhound/Lab mix that we adopted together.  

Guilty pleasures:     Weddingbee.com (I have just recently caught wedding fever. I’ve always wanted to marry him, but recently it has taken over my brain a bit more.  That said, I come on here and just drool over everything instead of talking to him about it wayyyy too much.)

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence):     Be patient.  It can be hard watching all of your friends getting married, especially when they haven’t been in relationships as long as you have, but be happy for them and know your day is coming!

Comments (for longer story if you wish):

I never thought I would be someone that met my boyfriend online.  We met through mutual friends on Xbox Live.  We just clicked so well and spent far too much time sitting on our Xbox’s playing games together.  I was going to a college near his town to interview for a program and he decided he had to come meet me.  He came to the hotel my mom and I were staying at and met her.  He asked her if he could take me out, and she loved him instantly because him and his friend were funny, gave her hugs, and made her feel comfortable with us going out that night.  Him, his friend, and I just went out to eat and to a movie, but it was a great time; although, he did eat off of my plate without asking and I was absolutely astonished someone would ever do that, but I laughed and appreciated that he didn’t hold back.  Unfortunately the mutual friends didn’t approve of our relationship, which caused a lot of turmoil and we did lose friends over deciding to be together.  I feel guilty about that everyday, but when it is right it is hard to ignore it to make other people happy!

Post # 42
Member
330 posts
Helper bee

User Name: Mrsaxachef

Location: Minneapolis MN

Age: 25

Occupation: Attorney

SO’s age: 42

SO’s Occupation: Chef

How you met: New Year Eve. We happened to be at 3 different parties at the same time. He was my pretend boyfriend at the last to ward off another and the rest is history…

Relationship length: 2 days shy of 2 years 1 month

A few words to describe yourself: spirited, extroverted introvert, heart on sleeve kinda girl

A few words to describe your SO: Sweet, loving, driven, funny

Interests: DIY/crafts, tv ( i have a lot of show i keep up with) and SLEEP!!!

Kids?/Pets?: None and none

Guilty pleasures: chocolate and butter pecan cookies

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Things happen when you least expect them, so I have stopped expecting πŸ™‚

Comments (for longer story if you wish): Sooooo… my name says mrs and for some that might seem like bad luck but I am a firm believer of speaking things into existence and i know when i put positivity into the ether, positivity tends to find its way back to me… so here’s hoping and wishing.  We are  in a long distance relationship but unlike many long distance relationships on here, we are actually ok with that because thats how we started. Proposal is scheduled for 2014, it could be anytime including december 31 (we’ve looked at rings)

 

Post # 43
Member
43 posts
Newbee

User Name: LoveGun

 

Location: Toronto

 

Age: 26

 

Occupation: Flight Attendant

 

SO’s age: 31

 

SO’s Occupation: Air Traffic Controller

 

How you met: Through a mutual friend

 

Relationship length: 8 months

 

A few words to describe yourself: Adventurous, Planner

 

A few words to describe your SO: Passionate, Honest, Funny

 

Interests: Reading, Traveling, Watching movies

 

Kids?/Pets?: N/A

 

Guilty pleasures: TLC Channel & McDonald’s fries

 

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence):

 

Comments (for longer story if you wish): SO and I are long distance so we’re planning for me to move to his country in the future, not without me being engaged of course. We’re meant to be together and we talking about gettimg married and having children all the time. He said he hopes for us to be living together by January 2015 and he already stated that he knows I’m not moving without getting married so hopefully a proposal sometime this year!

 

Post # 44
Member
1519 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2015

User Name: mildlybookish

Location: Vancouver, BC

Age: almost 30 (eek!)

Occupation: Administrator

SO’s age: 33

SO’s Occupation: Mechanical Technologist

How you met: online (e-Harmony)

Relationship length: 2.5 years

A few words to describe yourself: quirky, dry sense of humour, INTJ, nerdy

A few words to describe your SO: cheesy, intelligent, affectionate, creative, he loves to tinker, take things apart and build things

Interests: reading (hence the username), photography, travelling, 

Kids?/Pets?: no and no (but one day, hopefully!)

Guilty pleasures: chocolate, reading comments on forums, too much TV, celeb gossip

Comments (for longer story if you wish): My Boyfriend or Best Friend and I are currently doing long distance and have been for the past year. It’s difficult but great at the same time. I miss him and can’t wait to live in the same province as him and start to build our lives together. But at the same time, being long distance has made us make more effort to communicate more and realize how much we want to be together! We’ve been looking at rings together and talking about our timeline. We are aiming to get married some time early in 2015. Winter wedding, wahoo!!

 

 

 

Post # 45
Member
62 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2015 - Healdsburg, CA

User Name: tea-and-books

Location: Sonoma County, California

Age: 23

Occupation: customer service

SO’s age: 23

SO’s Occupation: warehouse worker

How you met: We were both in a lot of perforning arts programs in the area when we were in high school and our first couple years of college. 

Relationship length: 6.5 years

A few words to describe yourself: kind, honest, silly

A few words to describe your SO: spontaneous, outgoing, adventurous

Interests: video games, reading, cooking, wine tasting

Kids?/Pets?: two female cats!

Guilty pleasures: this website! The ring boards are the only thing keeping me sane as I wait for my radiant!

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): not sure if this is words of wisdom, but I have been trying to make a conscious effort to not talk about the ring all the time. It got really bad recently, I was talking about it so much and my SO told me that he was feeling a lot pressure to make it perfect and it really stressed him out. I didn’t want this to be a bad experience for him, so I’ve been really keeping it on the DL for now. 

Comments (for longer story if you wish): 

 


Post # 46
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53 posts
Worker bee

User Name: hopefullyhopeful

Location: Pennsylvania

Age: 23

Occupation: Finishing up undergrad, looking for a “real” job

SO’s age: 23

SO’s Occupation: Engineer

How you met: High school, but we weren’t really friends, just acquaintances

Relationship length: 3 years

A few words to describe yourself: a talker, independent, motivated, impatient

A few words to describe your SO: a listener, caring, helpful

Interests: Dogs! movies, running

Kids?/Pets?: Not yet / a turtle 

Guilty pleasures: trashy romance novels and say yes to the dress

WaitingBee Words of Wisdom (brief sentence): Try not to ruin your own surprise.

Comments (for longer story if you wish): We were long distance for the first 2 years of our relationship while he finished up school. He got a job where I live so we are finally together! Transitioning to short distance took some getting used to (its hard to prioritize schoolwork when he’s here!) but we’re making so much progress. I love seeing how we’ve both changed over the years! It’s kinda nice to do a lot of our adult “firsts” together πŸ™‚

 

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