PERFECT PROPOSALS

The beginning: Erik and Courtney met on Bumble. Courtney remembers swiping through Erik’s photos and having one particular picture catch her eye. Erik was wearing red pants with a blazer and sipping whiskey. “Hmm…red pants…that’s a bold move,” Courtney thought to herself. So, she swiped right and started a chat with Erik, making fun of… read more

The beginning: Matt and Amanda met unexpectedly at a party in August 2013, one week before her 21st birthday. Amanda was sitting in the backyard (no makeup on, hair not done, thinking it was a girls’ night) when a group of guys walked in: Matt was one of them. She was instantly attracted to him,… read more

The beginning: TJ and Krystiana met when she was 17 years old and he was about 21. Krystiana was a senior in high school and her brother, Joe, was a junior looking to play AAU basketball. At the time, TJ was putting together a team and his best friend, Paul, thought Joe would be a… read more

The beginning: Four years ago, in March 2015, Stephanie was finishing up her undergraduate degree at Wagner College and quickly realized that the traditional way of meeting someone was not going to fit into her hectic schedule. She decided to create a Tinder profile, hoping to meet someone who wanted to get to get to… read more

The beginning: Briana and Michael began their journey at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He was a football player and she was a cheerleader — the ultimate love story. The two met as college sophomores, living across the hall from one another. Bri jokes, “At first, I thought he was kind of annoying — sorry Mike J.”… read more

    The beginning: Anthony and Maria began their story 10 years ago when they were about 15 or 16 years old. Maria’s best friend Victoria (now her future maid of honor) was in Anthony’s math class and introduced the two one day in the hallways of high school. Soon after, Maria and Anthony started hanging out… read more

The Perfect Proposal Jennifer & Alex, February 2019   The beginning: Jennifer and Alex met as teenagers through mutual friends and though they dated shortly, it would be ten years before their paths crossed again. Jennifer was on her lunch break at her new nursing job in Brooklyn and was craving a slice of pizza.… read more

The Perfect Proposal Shaun & Alyssa, September 2018   The beginning: Shaun and Alyssa were in college, both attending Rutgers University for Landscape Architecture. At the program’s annual Landscape Architecture Conference in Atlantic City, the two met and shared a bottle of Sangria on the road trip back to Rutgers, following the long weekend with… read more

The Perfect Proposal Danielle & Shane August, 16, 2018 The beginning: Danielle and Shane met when neither of them had the slightest interest in being in a relationship: freshman year of college. Though no romantic feelings were formed, the two found each other in the same friend group. During their junior year of college, Shane… read more

The beginning: Mike and Alayna’s story began in October 2015 when Alayna had to get her wisdom teeth removed. Mike worked as a dental surgical assistant at Staten Island Oral Maxofacial and was assigned to help with Alayna the day of the consultation, and then again the day of her surgery. On surgery day, Mike… read more