Category Archives: Love Stories

Silvana & Mike {engaged}

It was just merely chance that Silvana opened the door when Mike knocked on it. He was having a party two doors down, and wanted to let neighbors know to call him if things got too loud. Struck by her beauty, Mike invited her to come over. Although she never showed up, she did text him “accidentally” a couple days after. Their first date was flawless, and unable to sleep that night Mike text her that she was beautiful and sweet and he couldn’t wait to see her again. Luckily before he knew it, we was doing just that – seeing her often and falling head over heels for her.

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Alison & Andy {engaged}

They both remember meeting several years before they began dating. Alison can even tell you what Andy was wearing. With both attending SIUE, proximity would allow them to see one another occasionally, and while timing never seemed right, something about one another stayed fresh in their minds. When out with mutual friends, the opportunity finally arose to become more than acquaintances and start dating. So what better day to have your first date than ring in a new year together on New Year’s Eve? It was 2008 in St Louis and with all the hope and anticipation that the new year brings, they kissed at midnight and have been together ever since.

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Morgan & Bill {engaged}

The text came over Morgan’s phone… “Morgan… I like you.” She texted him back – “I like you too Bill, you’re like my best friend.” The sound of another text alerted her. “No… I really like you. As more than a friend.” She search for a response in her mind and frozen in her tracks she finally replied “Oh…” It was Bill saying this to her. Her friend from college that she studied with, hung out with, was just good friends with. She didn’t see him that way, but apparently he did. She gently let him know that she just didn’t share the same feelings, but was determined that they wouldn’t loose their friendship. And they didn’t.

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Whitney & Kurt {engaged}

“It was an amazing twist of fate” Whitney will tell you. There is no other way to explain it. It’s the kind of chance occurrences that happen only in the movies, a love story books are based on. And it goes like this – Once upon a time, just at the exact right time…

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Jenn & Ryan {ENGAGED}

Her close friend Theresa lived across the street from his mom Linda. She’s met Linda several times, and both thought very highly of the other. “I should set you up on a blind date with my son Ryan” she said one night. After some negative experiences with blind dates, she kindly declined the opportunity to be set up with her son. After a on gain – off again battle with breast cancer, Linda passed in 2006. So when Theresa introduced Jenn to “Linda’s son Ryan” while he was home from Decatur IL, he had Jenn’s full attention. She’d always wondered about what she had passed up on, and now upon finally meeting him – she knew she’d passed up something special.

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