Month: 5 months

Meeting at Just the Right Time

Mallory Traughber had been out planting trees as a volunteer all morning on the day that she and Jessica Matthews were to have their first date, in February 2018. So…

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They Started With a First Kiss. The First Date Came Later.

While most couples have a first date, followed at some point by a first kiss, Jess Seok and Gifford Brooks did not. But they didn’t skip the kissing part.Both were…

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Now Showing: A First Love That Stuck

When the coronavirus forced Ariella Segal and Eli Shapiro to move their May 24 wedding to July 5, a rehearsal dinner was no longer necessary. But they did need an…

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Donkeys, Elephants and a Samoyed Puppy

Paul Ryan Dorsey noticed Ariel Holy Gordon in August 2015 as soon as she walked into the University of Michigan Alumni Club bar in Washington and then they stood next…

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She Felt Special by the Nikes He Wore

Lana Price was living in New York in 2015 and losing enthusiasm for dating when it struck her that she and her friends, who also reported lackluster attempts at romance,…

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Their Book Club for Two

Every time Sigrid Carrie Gabler sees a full moon it reminds her of her first date with Manly Lin Romero in January 2019 at the Quarter, a restaurant in Fort…

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A Connection Rooted in the Land

Years ago, when Madigan Beck was just a girl, one of the interns on her family’s community-supported agriculture farm in Osceola, Wis., made a big impression on her.“She was a…

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For Interracial Couples, Advocacy Is a Love Language

By Brianna HoltIn recent months, people all over the world have taken to social media and to the streets to reject police brutality and injustice toward Black people.Protests have erupted…

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Family Comes First in Their Full House

The college sweethearts turned YouTube stars Khadeen and Devale Ellis are pros at pivoting. The married couple, both 36, began dating while they were students at Hofstra University in Hempstead,…

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Need An Instagram Makeover?

I’ve seen your Instagram account and I know EXACTLY why you’re struggling with engagement, gaining followers, and turning them into customers… The bad news is that it has to do…

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