We met in college at Evergreen. We lived in the same dorm. I dated a few other guys and James had a long distance girlfriend. The first time we had a long, liquor-induced conversation I knew I was going to do my best to marry him. He knew nothing of my plan, and it took several months to get him for myself. We have a great, relaxed relationship, always have. We have hardly spent a week of nights apart in the five years we’ve been together. There is just something comfortable about being with each other that can’t be forced or faked. The first three years of our relationship James still had no idea I planned on marrying him, as I always had. On our three year anniversary I made him aware of my intentions, and he reciprocated. We agreed to get married two years hence, and now here we are! He told me he thought I was too liberal to want to get married, which many of my friends agree is a vibe I give, but since I knew from our first conversation that he was the one for me, why not have the legal security and benefits of marriage? We are happy to be able to share our day with our friends and family so they can witness our joy and commitment to each other.
We’re glad that you can, too!