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Old 10-27-2016, 01:03 PM
 
Location: Central Mexico and Central Florida
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This story is my aunt and uncle's.

He was working in department store's shoe department. She came in and he helped her. After she left with shoes, he regretted not asking her out, but he was extremely shy. A month later she came back for another pair of shoes. Again, he got tongue-tied and didn't ask her out. A month later she returned; he put a note in her shoe box, asking her if she'd consider going out with him. She came back to store the very next day and they were married in 6 months!
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Old 10-27-2016, 01:09 PM
 
Location: Sugarland
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This story is my aunt and uncle's.

He was working in department store's shoe department. She came in and he helped her. After she left with shoes, he regretted not asking her out, but he was extremely shy. A month later she came back for another pair of shoes. Again, he got tongue-tied and didn't ask her out. A month later she returned; he put a note in her shoe box, asking her if she'd consider going out with him. She came back to store the very next day and they were married in 6 months!
Aww, he's lucky she loved shoe shopping!
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Old 10-27-2016, 01:55 PM
 
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My Mom's sister was married to my Dad's best army buddy. They fixed him up with my Mom but he dumped her right before prom her senior. She ended up marrying someone else and had 2 kids. He was not a good person. Mom ended up leaving and met my Dad again. They could not get married because she was not divorced yet. She moved to Reno and established herself with a job so she could get a divorce. It was finalized and her and Dad got married. They were married 46 years until the day he passed. it was all pretty scandalous back then. Seems pretty mild now....
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Old 10-27-2016, 02:16 PM
 
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my parents met in Texas
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Old 10-27-2016, 03:22 PM
 
Location: Brackenwood
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my parents met in Texas
Gosh, you don't have to be THAT specific!
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Old 10-27-2016, 05:01 PM
 
Location: The New England part of Ohio
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At the Algonquin Hotel in NYC. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algonquin_Hotel

They were both guests at a party.
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Old 10-27-2016, 08:40 PM
 
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My Dad returned back home (WW2 for 4 years) after discharge from military in late 1945, and my mom and dad met sometime in late 1946 at a neighborhood dance. She was 21 Dad was 26. They used to joke about it since there was a popular song at the same time and both mom and dad would sing it whenever someone brought the topic up. The shared 53 years together.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsLVseEY6Uc


Mom's parents met in Croatia. Her dad (my grandfather) had returned after working in USA for about 16 years in various jobs with intent of returning to Croatia. On his return he spies an 18 yo working in the field outdoors and married her - he was 29. Miraculously, they made it out of Europe after outbreak of WW1 as the idea of returning to America instead was much more pleasant than a region engulfed in war.

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Old 10-27-2016, 09:58 PM
 
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My parents met at a small liberal arts college. I don't know the details, though! I'll have to ask my mom. My mom graduated in 3.5 years and they married in January of senior year (just after my mom graduated, and my dad graduated the following June). While they were on their honeymoon, my dad's best friend (who happened to be a distant relative of my mom's) came in and turned all their furniture upside down in their shared apartment. Such fun antics back in the early '60s
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Old 10-27-2016, 11:53 PM
 
Location: Florida Gulf Coast
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My Mom met my Dad at the funeral of her favorite brother, who worked on the PA Railroad and had gotten killed in a box-car accident. Dad worked with George on the railroad. Mom was completely devastated and had zero interest in my Dad or anything else but her grief, but apparently Dad kept after her. My grandmother warned my Mom that he was "a drinker", and that he turned out to be, but Mom was starry-eyed and married her Navy boy before he went off to serve in WW II. His drinking really affected my home life and eventually he lost his railroad job and a business, and then we had to sell two houses to pay legal fees because he got in trouble with the law, it was just peachy. He was cheating on Mom also so they eventually separated after 25 years of marriage. He left town with another woman. He was such a disappointment in my life (only child) that I think that's why I have problems with men -- I put them on pedestals at first and then they disappoint me by not living up to my unrealistic expectations.
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Old 10-28-2016, 12:07 AM
 
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They where both an employee in a cruise ship. My mom was cocktail waitress and my father was a bartender
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