“Doug and I talked about dating a few times over the years, we even went to prom together, but it took us a while to finally go for it,” explains the bride. “I think part of the reason why it took us so long . . . is because we both knew it would be serious from the start.”
After spending a week together, Susannah’s mother asked her over coffee how things were going with Andrew. “I replied: ‘I think I’ve met the man I’m going to marry.’ She asked how I knew, and I said that I just had a feeling.”
“Owen and I have had a lot of firsts in Lyford,” explains Vicky. “It was one of our first vacations together and the first place we said ‘I love you.’ We wanted an island wedding and went with that theme.”
You could say that when Natalie Williams, an editing team manager at Research Square, first met John Paul Hudson (JP), owner of Sneaker, a boutique in Charleston, South Carolina, the pair were sole-mates (sorry—we couldn’t help ourselves!).
College sweethearts Heyward Brockinton and Ben Bartlett were in the Hamptons when he surprised her with an engagement ring. “Before I knew it, he was down on one knee,” she remembers. “I was so shocked and excited I blacked out most of what he said!”