How They Met Stories

Explore our collection of stories on how couples met. Learn how strangers first caught each other’s eye and started their journey to a life together.

Robin & Celena: My Soul Mate

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Read about a pair of true soul mates, Robin and Celena. After first meeting online over 20 years ago, their lives brought them back together for good.

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Raoul & Billy: Ahead of the Curve

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Read an excerpt from Raoul’s play on how he and his husband Billy met. When they got married they weren’t trying to be political, just ahead of the curve.

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Kate & Meghan: Okay, No Boys

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Read how Kate and Meghan unexpectedly met while teaching in Japan. Meghan prayed not be distracted by boys but little did she know what God had in store.

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Rick & David: We Feel Complete

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Read Rick and David’s story about their relationship of over 30 years. Learn why they feel complete now that they are legally married in California.

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Phillip & Jonathan: D.C. Proposal Tour

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Experience a proposal story that is hard to top. Phillip explains how he took his soon to be husband, Jonathan, on a nostalgic relationship tour in D.C.

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Earl & Tim: Love At First Sight To Fighting For Rights

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Earl and Tim have spent over 33 earnest years together from love at first sight to fighting to become more than legal strangers in Pennsylvania. Learn about their commitment to love and equality.

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Bill & Mark: Love, Loss & Courage

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Read Bill and Mark’s marriage story of love, loss and courage. Then enjoy their video testimonial about the consequences of marriage inequality.

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Rachel & Keri: Persistence Pays Off

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Learn how Rachel’s persistence paid off after first meeting her future wife Keri. And discover some insightful advice the couple has for LGBT youth.

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Mo & Erin: Those Who Matter Don’t Mind

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Read about Erin and Mo’s relationship story which started at the University of Dayton. Hear about their journey from close friends to Mo’s surprise proposal.

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