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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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.
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.
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.
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.