I had always thought dating apps were for people who only want to hook up, and that wasn’t what I was looking for.My thinking was that I’m not going to meet anyone that is driven and has good morals online.His sisters were in the sand dunes taking pictures; I didn't know they were there at the time.He said a bunch of really nice things that I can’t remember because I was in shock. Then his sisters came running out of the dunes and drank Champagne with us.Then he took me to dinner at the restaurant where we had our first official date.Most parents tell you that having children is the best thing that ever happened to them.At the time, I lived in this condo that had gable fences, and when he picked me up, he said it was like a fairy tale.
We started texting on a weekend and then he called me on the following Tuesday to ask me out for dinner. My job is a little bit nuts, so I had to push our dinner off until the Monday after.
And no hard feelings if it doesn’t, but I’m not going to stay with you to be comfortable.'We had conversations [about marriage] way sooner than I thought we would, but I knew by the third date that he was The One.
I guess it was probably a month and a half into dating that James told me, "I am going to marry you, and it’s going to be soon because I don't see the point in waiting."In the past, my family had always said, "Give it a year," but when they met James, they were like, "Oh, you're going to marry him; you’ll be married before the end of next year!
A busy schedule and a string of dead-end dates left Jenn, 26, less than enthused about her nonexistent dating life. In August, the Jacksonville, Florida, couple were engaged.
But at a friend’s suggestion (read: peer pressure and wine), she caved and created a Bumble account. Here, Jenn shares the sweet story behind their zero-to-60 relationship.