Arianna Swafford and Richard Robinov’s wedding story began with a destination engagement in Amsterdam, when Richard proposed during a progressive dinner aboard a beautiful private canal boat. Afterwards, the couple enlisted the help of Andrea Eppolito – the top wedding planner in Las Vegas – to orchestrate the wedding planning process.  “I immediately fell in

Aruna Seth and Thomas Adolff instantly hit it off after being introduced through mutual friends over a decade ago. The conversation flowed naturally, and it seemed as if they’d known each other forever. Rather than diving right into a relationship, however, several years passed before they crossed paths again – although Aruna and Thomas couldn’t

Kristina Khachunts was working at a bank when she first laid eyes on Serge Karapetyan. She was standing outside and noticed Serge looking at her with a sideways glance as he parked his car. Serge proceeded to go inside the bank, complete his transaction, and promptly left. “I remember thinking, ‘First off, who is this

In the Fall of 2009, Francesca Mardenli and Matthew Mello were in an “Intro to Criminal Justice” class together at Roger Williams University. The two students never spoke, but Francesca ended up telling her roommate about Matthew right after class. Still, nothing more transpired until five years later.“I saw him out in Providence, Rhode Island

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

In 2011, Sasha Littig and Sky Stone were both attending college in Santa Barbara. The two students first met during their English Lit class, when Sky noticed a total “smoke show” sitting on the opposite site of the classroom. Since Sasha was one of the first out the door, Sky pushed his way through a

Gabriella Tangredi and Cainaan Lacy met through mutual friends at the young age of 15. They instantly clicked and made each other laugh, and the two teens started dating after they turned 16.For the proposal, Cainaan tricked Gabriella into thinking they were going to his dad’s 60th “surprise” birthday party, which just happened to be

It was in 2017 when Dinah-Vera Moll and Kevin Yu’s love story began with a “swipe right.” After a first date with endless conversations over a foot massage and Italian food, things took an unexpected turn. Dinah fell ill to a rare autoimmune disease that paralyzed her legs. Being stuck in the hospital, Kevin came

Christine Welcker and Robert Bartholomew met almost 30 years ago, when they were both married to their former spouses. They were both part of a social group of couples who would get together for movies, dinners, and birthdays several times a year.“During that time, Rob was also kind enough to provide enormous personal and professional

“Denis and I ended up meeting and hanging out for the first time at his best friend’s house,” says Melody Mirzakhani, recalling how she and Denis Barsamian instantly had a connection. “Even though we were really young at the time, we knew very quickly that we both enjoyed each other’s company. After spending some more

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