When Chelsea Carpenter and Andrew Mitchell first met at a Halloween party in New York City, neither had any idea they’d be meeting “their forever.” It was 2015, and the two instantly hit it off after being introduced to each other through a close mutual friend. Fast forward four years, and Andy was planning a

Mary O’ Leary and Kevin Jacobs both grew up going to a dude ranch called C Lazy U Ranch in Granby, Colorado. Although they frequented the ranch from a young age, the two didn’t officially meet until 2016, when Kevin’s family invited some other home owners over for cocktails.“We spent time talking that evening and

Brittany moved from New York to the Washington D.C. area for work, where dating apps failed her time and time again. That is, until one Sunday in 2015, when she dragged her roommate Mary to a bar called Atown in Arlington, Virginia to meet up with a guy from a dating app. The dating app

Ava Lowry & James O’Shaughnessy first met through a mutual friend in college. The two were neighbors at the same apartment complex and had a few classes together, but nothing ever went further than friendly exchanges. Ava always thought James was a nice guy and a definite “catch,” but she never imagined running into him

October is a significant month for Alexandra Moriyon and Michael Stark. It’s the month when they first met, and it’s the month they chose for their wedding date.“Our love story began October 2019 at our church,” Alexandra shares. “We both attend Grace Church on the Mount. I have been attending there my whole life and

Chance would have it that Elizabeth Gravier, a Cleveland, Ohio, native, met her husband at The Warwick, a bar in Los Angeles. Andrew Charbin – French American by family and having grown up in London – was living in Los Angeles at the time, when he found himself with friends at The Warwick. Liz entered,

Rachel Boschetti comes from a family of dentists, but she never imagined she would end up marrying one – that is, until she met Sandy Perez during the first year of dental school at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts.“Although I was born and raised in Boston,” Rachel shares, “Sandy was born in Cuba and moved

In the Spring of 2017, Benjamin St-Juste slid into Julia Hall’s DMs when they were freshmen at the University of Michigan. After deciding to hang out together, the two students quickly realized they had a lot more in common than they thought, and thoroughly enjoyed spending time together. Julia left school for the summer, not

Abigail Katznelson and Christopher Polizois met through a mutual best friend. Like most modern love stories, however, their attraction grew gradually after multiple years of casual nights out with friends and great memories.“When we moved in to our first one-bedroom together in December of 2019, we had no idea the universe would be sending us

Cindy and Mark Benezra’s original journey to the altar started a little over two decades ago, with a gondolier singing a love song in Venice, and Mark getting down on one knee with a ring box in one hand. “Obviously, I said ‘Yes,’” says Cindy, “and we both ended up on our knees kissing and

Toria Aronoff and Brian Schottenstein, both from Ohio, met at a restaurant one December night. It didn’t take long during their initial conversation before they realized how much they had in common. “Quickly, all others in the room disappeared as we really enjoyed getting to know each other,” Toria recalls. “From that night forward, we

Therese Lahlouh first met Daniel Del Toro in 2012, when she moved back to Los Angeles from NYC.“I started working at CAA,” she shares, “and Danny worked at the coffee shop in the building in addition to his job in post-production. He was a fixture in many of our lives, and affectionately known as the

Stephanie Nazaire and Herbert St. Fleur shared several mutual friends, but never really spoke – not until Stephanie made a social media post that said, “I like them tall, dark, and handsome; but knowing God, he likes to play sometimes.” “It was supposed to be one of those funny Christian posts,” she explains. “But shortly

In May of 2016, Sepideh Moghaddam and Mani Khoshnejad were first introduced to each other through mutual friends. Their friend originally told Sepideh that Mani was 32 years-old, and told Mani that Sepideh was 27; but Sepideh was actually 22 at the time while Mani was 35. “When we first met, we instantly connected over

Dallar Amirian and Elvis Torosyan were only 15 years-old when they met in high school. The two students would often cross paths at social events and parties, but their first “real” memory together was when they kissed at a mutual friend’s birthday party. Thirteen years passed after that without any significant happenings, as both teenagers

Tara Millamena was 19 years-old and Ivan Arefkov was 21 when they randomly spotted each other at an 18+ nightclub in Hollywood. Both were new to living in Los Angeles, and one of the first things Tara noticed was how attentive Ivan was toward her.“I was too young to drink,” she explains, “but he was

Rachel Altheim and Robby Tobin met during their freshman year at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Robby was perusing the welcome week crowd of freshman year looking for “cute girls,” when he was summoned by Rachel’s dad to please come help set things up in her dorm room. He happily helped out and, from that point

Alysia Wilson first spotted David Leyva at a nightclub in Virginia Beach, VA. She immediately noticed his hair, as he was sitting on one of the speakers, and had been looking at him all night. After realizing she could ask his friend to relay a message that she’d like to talk to him, David’s friend

Both Leanne Ashton and Ryan Mullally had just finished university when they first met in Liverpool. At the age of 22, Ryan studied Biochemistry and Forensic Science while Leanne’s degree was in Sociology and Criminology.“I had recently picked up a new job working at Leanne’s favourite club in the city,” Ryan shares. “I was working

Lauren O’Connell and Xavier Parra met during the summer of 2014, when Lauren had just moved to Portland, Oregon to start a job as an instructor at the Paul Mitchell School of Cosmetology. Xavier was also an instructor, and their working relationship grew into a friendship and, eventually, more. “We became (and remain) each other’s best

Tara Parsa and JC Gallo’s love story began when JC’s best friend insisted on going to a New Year’s concert in Vancouver, Canada. At first, JC kept declining, as he wanted to stay in Seattle; but eventually, his stubborn friend persuaded him to drive up to Vancouver on New Year’s Eve 2011, where he met

“As cliché as it might sound for New Yorkers, we unexpectedly met in the Hamptons over Labor Day Weekend in 2019,” Saba Saleem shares about her first encounter with Ripal Parikh. “I had no initial intention of being there that weekend and decided to join the girls last minute. Ripal, on the other hand, had