My online dating story
He knew little English, and all I knew in French was ‘Bonjour’ and ‘Je suis Julia.'” She continues, “We started writing every day, and then finally the day came for a Skype call.He came online, and he was super cute with a heavy French accent and started to speak English.He came to see [me once] and took me to grab a bite.
I invited him out for a drink and to play darts at a pub that was halfway between us.
Take my opinion for what it’s worth as a traditionally married stick in the mud, but I have a soft spot in my heart for online dating. It only makes sense that we could successfully find love on the internet instead of scouting out random guys at a bar. My step-father came to pick me up, and as I was leaving, he pulled me to him and asked me to dance. ’ It was the first time I realized how cute he was, but we were young.
I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again: If I was living in an alternate single person universe, I’d set up a profile in a heartbeat. Maybe it’s the potential “danger” of the internet that holds people back (the same danger that applies to bringing home a sketchy dude you just met at a bar, I might add), but many people are reluctant to date online. I was way more popular than he was though, so he kept to himself, and we simply said ‘hello’ and ‘bye’ to one another. I was a good girl raised more conservatively, so nothing ever happened.” “We went onto different high schools and different colleges, and once we went to college, we found out about Facebook.
This, all in an attempt to show she meant more than anything else he had.
We received an invitation to their wedding.” Sona Howell tells She Knows, “We got married on Pi Day this year because it’s a once in a lifetime moment (3.14.15), and that’s how we feel about the way we met.