From an ocean apart to just 9 feet: Cedric Huchuan Xia & Erik Lorenz

It was all so romantic and gorgeous and … a bit sad. Traveling together wasn’t enough; they wanted a life together.

Many couples still happy together after months of coronavirus quarantine, study finds

The new study indicates the pandemic may not be as bad for romantic relationships as originally feared. Said a researcher: "When the world feels uncertain, having your partner there to be your rock is assuring.”

Many couples still happy together after months of coronavirus quarantine, study finds

The new study indicates the pandemic may not be as bad for romantic relationships as originally feared. Said a researcher: "When the world feels uncertain, having your partner there to be your rock is assuring.”

After 25 years, Walter and Mary Jane Bowne still successfully coordinating their approaches

Walter, now 51, and Mary Jane, now 55, married that June in Walter’s mom’s backyard. They wrote their own vows – his romantic and poetic, hers delivering love, but also some practical advice.

After 25 years, Walter and Mary Jane Bowne still successfully coordinating their approaches

Walter, now 51, and Mary Jane, now 55, married that June in Walter’s mom’s backyard. They wrote their own vows – his romantic and poetic, hers delivering love, but also some practical advice.

The pandemic meant no trip, no parties, no house. But this couple still had a wedding

The week before the previously scheduled April 17 wedding, Adam noted with disappointment that their marriage license would soon expire. At work the next day, Jessica sent Adam a text: “Let’s do this. Let’s get married.”

The pandemic meant no trip, no parties, no house. But this couple still had a wedding

The week before the previously scheduled April 17 wedding, Adam noted with disappointment that their marriage license would soon expire. At work the next day, Jessica sent Adam a text: “Let’s do this. Let’s get married.”
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David Heisler and Carrie Taylor Heisler feel blessed to be together

The two went bird-watching together – one of David’s passions. He was her plus-one to events held by her mission, Wycliffe Bible Translators. She loved that he got along so well with everyone there.

Would people wear masks at their wedding, sit 6 feet apart? Then her father spoke up.

Christine Pascua and Steve Povey usually agree on most things, and postponing their wedding until next year made the most sense.

Judith & Bob Levine: An unexpected, enduring love

There were parties with friends and dinners with family and pumpkin-carving fests with the growing number of growing grandchildren.

Despite the worry and precautions, their time together has been divine

That comfort, that ability to relax and just be with someone, had evaded both women for most of their lives.

Kimberly Sargent DellaFranco and Thomas DellaFranco: Living, working, loving together

About 8 months of learning how to peacefully and productively live and work with the one you love have made Kim and Tom the relationship gurus for their new-to-these-waters friends.

Coronavirus canceled their weddings, but couldn't stop their love and marriages

“If Uncle Terry is OK with it,” Howe recalled saying, “we will just get hitched tonight.”

Wedding: Alicia Zanghi and Jeffrey Frederick clicked from the beginning

“I can’t imagine my life without you, and I’m excited to start a family together with you,” he said. “I will always be by your side. I feel that you make me a better person. … I’d be lost without you.”

Wedding: Rachel McLaughlin and Eric Most ‘hit it off, just immediately’

“Her kindness and compassion, her thoughtfulness for others, are the big things I love about her,” Eric said. “She’s a very kind and giving person.” For Rachel, same same.

They found love in grief after his sister was killed in Pulse nightclub shooting

Philadelphia native Patience Carter discovered her now-husband in the unlikeliest of scenarios.

Weddings: Cara Horner & Chris Arter

Chris and Cara had dinner the next night, then drinks at King’s Road Brewery. Chris walked Cara home in the rain. They kissed goodbye on her doorstep and have been together ever since.

Dana Spain and Walt Moore: A solid friendship blossoms into more

Walt walked in, and walked right out of the friend zone. “Wow,” Dana thought. “He really is handsome.”

Parent Trip: Andrea and Michael Harenza looking forward to the parental journey

Meantime, they have a son who loves elephants and bright colors and things that make noise. He sleeps through the night and tries to pull himself to a standing position. “I love hanging out with him,” Michael says. “That cute little smile and laugh.”

For Erica Carr and Nicholas Mallick, friendship — and love — came quickly

“We can have everything go wrong in our day, and she’s ok just going with the punches,” Nick said. “She’s funny – she’ll make me laugh like no other. And she’s a kid at heart, who still likes to play and have fun.”“He makes me smile, and never, ever makes me doubt anything about myself," said Erica.

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