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

Jessica and Shane McKendrick were first introduced through mutual friends. It was a random night out and everyone was enjoying the 2 for 1 margaritas. It never occurred to Jessica that she could be sitting next to her future husband.“When I first met Shane, I thought he was really funny and charming, and I enjoyed

It was a hot, August evening at Texas Christian University (TCU) in 2013 when Monica Dziak and Austin Wallis first met at Austin’s luau-themed fraternity party. Monica can’t recall if it was Austin’s Hawaiian shirt, his persistence in talking to her that night, or the “trashcan punch” being served – but she knew there was

Sonal Talwar and Sunny Malhotra, two doctors – one from New York and one from Toronto, Ontario – were both introduced a few months prior to the pandemic. As they talked and got to know each other, they quickly realized that “this was it.”“We faced obstacles like travel restrictions and had trouble meeting in person

“I wasn’t looking for a relationship,” says Christine D’Ercole. “My focus was on getting my daughter to graduation, and my own healing. If someone did come along, I certainly didn’t expect it to be a man.”As a cycling instructor at Peloton, Christine and her fellow instructors scan the leaderboard for interesting member names to shout

Angela Nordstrom and Colin Dresser knew each other as kids, having spent many summers on Whidbey Island playing together on the beach. However, the romantic spark didn’t start until after college, when they reconnected as young adults at a college football tailgate.“I remember thinking how he’d grown up well and seemed super sweet,” Angela recalls.

Maria Lailina Porter and Frank Scarpulla were first introduced in NYC through mutual friends who were also work colleagues. For the first couple of years, the two developed a friendship that “felt familiar – as if we had a connection; one where you feel someone just naturally gets you.” Conversation was easy, likes and dislikes

Satnam Bhail and Sunny Deol say they first met through their “very nosy moms,” who were friends at the local Sikh temple. For years, the mothers schemed to get the couple together before it actually happened. Satnam was averse to the idea of dating or marrying someone introduced by her mom. Sunny, on the other

Dr. Salia Farrokh BCCCP, FNCS and Dr. William H. Merwin III M.D. first met through a window in a critical care unit at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Initially, the two doctors connected over their mutual love of fitness and medicine, which led to regularly talking and texting. About a year later, William officially asked Salia

Michelle Parcell and Travis Durbin first met through mutual friends in high school. Although nothing romantic came from it at the time, they both always had an eye for each other. Fast forward six years, when they reconnected, and it took Travis six months of convincing for Michelle to agree to a first date. Ever

Linzie Roberts and Ryan Burkitt met in Oklahoma City through the bride’s best friend and matron of honor. Linzie’s best friend and her husband had moved into an apartment complex in the heart of Oklahoma City, and she was always on the lookout for a potential suitor since Linzie was the one who introduced her

With both Erica and Jordan being dentists, people often ask if they met each other in dental school. However, it was Tia’s Waterfront – a bar in Boston – where they first crossed paths, and their two different dental schools were rivals.July 27, 2015 was a life changing day for Erica. Not only was it

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