4 years ago, on a Memorial day weekend outing a mutual friend introduced them. It’s a split second moment that changed their lives forever. Jodi & Devin talked throughout the night. If you ask Devin, at the end of the night Jodi gave him her number. If you ask Jodi, it was the other way around. Either way, texting began from then on out. She was leaving for an internship in Kansas two weeks later, so when he asked her out not once, but twice – she said no. Third time is a charm I suppose, because when Devin gave it another shot, she agreed. The date went perfectly, and by the end of the night he was already planning to come see her, and she was making plans to make it work.
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His sister told him practically every day that she had the perfect girl for him. “Fine, just give her my number” Josh finally said. Nothing happened. Linda was not going to make the first move, so she gave her number to him instead. And on a whim, Josh sent a text to Linda. They talked for a couple weeks – talking all night long about their love of farming, tractors, and cows. When it was time for their first date, he nervously brought her a pizza and took her to a rodeo. Maybe it’s not every girl’s perfect date, but for Linda – it was. She knew she had met her life partner. And with the way she smiled at him and listened to him talk – he knew this was something special. They both walked away knowing they’d found their soulmate.
On New Years Eve 2009, Ashlyn & Derek locked eyes. Both attending a party with mutual friends, they found themselves hitting it off immediately. They spent the night talking, laughing, dancing, and most of all… flirting. When the clock struck midnight, time stood still for a moment – and he kissed her. From that moment on they’ve been inseparable.
When you live in a small town, many of your summer nights during high school are spent “cruising” with friends. Lacy had seen Blake before at school and definitely thought he was cute. When they all met up and went cruising one night she was smitten right from the start and he certainly felt the same. They spent countless nights that summer together and just could not get enough of the other. That summer was the start of something special, something that would never have an ending. The start of forever.
Although they were from different towns, during high school their circles of friends would sometimes hang out. Andee and Ryan knew one another, but that was the extent of it. 5 years later while home for winter break from U of I, he called her on a whim. He would come sit with her and chat while she was working and they completely hit it off. One day he asked her to meet his parents over dinner, and from that day on, they were an item.