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Old 06-15-2005, 07:35 PM   #1
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How did your meet your spouse/significant other?

I've always found these stories to be interesting...

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Old 06-15-2005, 07:39 PM   #2
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At a bar.

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Old 06-15-2005, 07:50 PM   #3
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At the place where I dance. Jim was a teacher and my mom had started dancing and she kept bugging me to go check it out and take some lessons. He wasnt my teacher but I met him and ended up dancing with him a few times here and there. He finally asked me (well he asked my mom first if he could ask me out ) to a salsa club and the rest is history!
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Old 06-15-2005, 07:54 PM   #4
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I met Phil my freshman year of college. Our school requires you to live in the dorms that year. He was a junior and was an RA on the third guys floor of my dorm (each dorm has three floors for each gender). He was actually going out w/ this girl from his high school who lived on my floor, just a few doors down. They'd gone out for 3 years and finally broke up in the fall of my freshman year. I didn't really know him at first, but my suitemates hung out with his suitemates and eventually, they all paired off and we were basically the only two from our group of college friends left. It was pretty awkward at first since I lived not even 100 feet away from his ex, but I wasn't looking for a relationship and at the time didn't really care if I was just a rebound girl b/c we just had fun hanging out and were more like friends for the first few months. I lived in the same dorm my sophomore year. He moved into a house w/ his friends and his ex moved out of the dorms, having fulfilled the required two years. That was a relief until Phil's best friend and roommate at his new house decided it would be fun to go out w/ Britni, Phil's ex. So then it was weird again b/c Phil basically lost his best friend and roommate. Eventually this guy moved downstairs and now he's getting married to Britni, but hey....whatever...we don't need them as friends
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Old 06-15-2005, 07:56 PM   #5
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What's a significant other.
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Old 06-15-2005, 08:04 PM   #6
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my real one or my imaginary one???
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Old 06-15-2005, 08:04 PM   #7
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I picked up Samson from the breeder. There were 6 puppies to choose from. He was the liveliest.

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Old 06-15-2005, 08:22 PM   #8
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I don´t have any significant other, I´m one of those unconventional conventionalists.
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Nice thread

Wish I had a cute little story to contribute
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Old 06-15-2005, 08:51 PM   #10
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18 years ago, I was a 36-year old retired cop; I had worked for a PI company in "the big city" but a divorce led me to try Orange County...I walked in to the office and saw a poofy-haired 21-year old staring at me.....SHE WAS THE MANAGER.... we hated each other from the moment we locked eyes....

Fell in love within 6 months...BAW
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Old 06-15-2005, 09:35 PM   #11
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i slept with bohomme at the cbc

the rest is history
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Old 06-15-2005, 09:35 PM   #12
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I love hearing these stories too! I am going to elaborate a bit more on mine. I went to a bar after work to have a drink with friends. I DID NOT want to go. I was too tired, but I went anyway...and there he was. Time stood still. We have two children and have been married for seven years.

My friend is is in an awsome relationship with someone who she met crossing the street! You never know who's around the next corner. I know lots of people who have met their sig. other on Yahoo personals. You never know.
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Old 06-15-2005, 09:55 PM   #13
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LOL, at wal mart 8 years ago, we both worked there, I was new, I was the photo tech for the 1 hour photo, she was a manager, and she lied and told me that I had to check my bag with her, after I did that she started flirting with me, my car wasnt running so that night I asked her for a ride home, and I fell asleep on the way home in her car, she thought I was weird for that. and then her car broke down at the house, and she had to stay a while, the rest is a dead man's party, who could ask for more?
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Old 06-15-2005, 09:57 PM   #14
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I was at work and another co-worker was messaging with his friend. I butted into the conversation and he asked me out. Our first date was 15 hours long. We've been together almost 17 years.

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At the restaurant we both worked at, I was a bartender and she was a waitress....
One night the whole gang from work, ended up going out for a drink (That's right, when you work at a bar, you go to another one to waste all your tips that same night) and there was this guy that really liked her (another waiter)she could not stand him, so she asked me if I could "stay close" just in case this dude would try something....after we got there, SHE bought me a shot of Jack Daniels and a Miller Lite beer.....after a few of those, well like they say the rest is history....we've lived happily ever after.
(I proposed after knowing her for 6 just felt right.)

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