Category Archives: Love Stories

Kelsey & Justin {engaged}

Her cousin went on and on about this guy he was friends with named Justin, and how Kelsey should meet him because he was certain they’d hit it off. The opportunity finally presented itself and Kelsey distinctly recalls her initial reaction being “Who is this super annoying guy?” He however believes it was love at first sight. However annoying he may have seemed didn’t matter, because Kelsey had a boyfriend so she never gave it a second thought. Time passed and and Kelsey eventually became single, and then one day Justin showed up on her front door step, and now 7 years later – they’ve been together ever since.

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Jennifer & Ned {engaged}

Jennifer & Ned went to school together their entire lives. Hanging out in the same circles, but never dating. Mutual friends would tell Jennifer that Ned liked her and that she should go out with him, but she would dismiss the notion because she treasured their friendship and never wanted to lose that. During college Jennifer found herself newly single, and there was Ned – right there waiting. He’d been patiently waiting as if he knew it would eventually happen. And happen it did. They dated for about a year and then had some time apart. Admittedly, it may not be the way it happens in fairytales. Real life isn’t perfect, but sometimes puts two people perfectly back together. And that’s just what happened. No one else got her like he did. No one else looked at him like she did. And together the two decided to make a go of it again, and this time it would never end.

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Lauren & Coty {engaged}

They both worked at the Arch, and he was crossing her path way more than what could be considered “coincidental”. After years of casual conversations, innocent flirting, and an overwhelming chemistry Coty finally asked Lauren out in 2008; ask Coty for the story, and he’ll say he begged her to go out with him for years. For their actual first date, they met in Soulard at the Blues CityDeli for lunch. Because they had known one another for years, the transition from friend to significant other was actually quite seamless. It was just easy, no other way to describe it. They continued dating for around 3 and a half years before that night in December when they became something more….

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Chelsey & Brad {engaged}

Two weeks prior to their engagement, Chelsey was driving home from work and heard a local country station having a contest on the air for upcoming Leap Day. In honor of an old Irish tradition, the station was wanting women to call in and propose to the men they love. Chelsey immediately text Brad – “Just heard on WIL that on Leap day, it’s an Irish tradition that a woman can propose to the man she loves. Looks like I will be proposing to the man I love today… Skip Schumacher (Cardinals Baseball player). Just Kidding… “

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Dana & Brian {engaged}

They’d been dating awhile, and it seemed as though everywhere they went people were asking them when they’d finally get married. Brian teased that every time someone asked he would tack on a year to the day he planned to propose. He was old fashioned and when the time was right, he wanted it to be a complete surprise. She figured she would know it was coming, yet somehow Brian bought a ring and asked her parents all the while Dana had no idea.

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