July 30th

Meet Our Couples

We've met so many wonderful people along the way, and are honored that we will be able to share this special day with some of them. Everyone has their story, let us introduce you to a few of our couples!

  • Bryn & Leila

    Bryn & Leila

    When Leila went to a friend's wedding in Seattle 2 years ago, she promised herself that she would walk up to the hottest person there and introduce herself. That's how she met Bryn. They bonded instantly over things like their love of the outdoors (Leila: hiking, Bryn: riding in cabs with the windows down). Leila U-Hauled a few...

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  • Dese'Rae & Katie

    Dese'Rae & Katie

    Katie and Dese'Rae first met in middle school, though it took them years to become friends and then realize they were meant to be together. They are polar opposites. Their common ground is found in food, family, and a love for body art. They cook meals together, looking forward to adventures with mystery veggies in their weekly CSA...

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  • Gabrielle & Jacqueline

    Gabrielle & Jacqueline

    Jacqueline and I have been together for just about seven years. It's hard enough being 16 but falling madly in love and staying in love through criticism, separation, prejudices, and just growing pains makes me confident that I am marrying the right person. After our symbolic ceremony, we realized just how insignificant our "marriage...

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  • Jay & John

    Jay & John

    We met at a club in NYC almost 37 years ago, Oct. 17, 1974. And it was just like a lyric in Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific: "Some enchanted evening, you will see a stranger, you will see a stranger across a crowded room." Our eyes locked, and we knew at once we were crazy about one another, and four months later John (a...

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  • Jazell & Debra

    Jazell & Debra

    Five years ago we met in the produce section of a grocery store. While visiting with my mother I discovered she had no fruit in her refrigerator so I went across the street to her local grocer to purchase some. While sifting through cantaloupes one fell on the floor, rolled away and I took chase. The cantaloupe was stopped by shiny...

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  • Jen & Jessica

    Jen & Jessica

    Jessica is a doctor of Audiology practicing in Manhattan and Jen is an Associate Producer for an advertising agency also in the city. We have been together for over 6 years and have been waiting for this day to happen for a long time. We became engaged November 8, 2009.

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  • Jennifer & Amy

    Jennifer & Amy

    We met in 2004, and fell in love minutes later. We are the poster children for U-Haul lesbians everywhere. We find sanctuary in one another and our pets and home. We love camping and other people's children, and we are devoted to one another.

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  • Katrina & Tiffany

    Katrina & Tiffany

    We met backstage in a dusty theater when Tiffany was dating someone else and Katrina was a first year student at the Yale School of Drama. Flash-forward 8 months later when Tiffany was now single and Katrina made the bold move of inviting her over for dinner, a week later Tiffany made the equally bold move of accepting the invitation...

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  • Ken & Clay

    Ken & Clay

    We met the day after Thanksgiving in 1989 at a post-holiday get-together with mutual friends. We were both going through tumultuous times in our personal lives, and the last thing we wanted was complicate matters with a relationship. That actually made the courtship less complex – we were attracted to one another but became best...

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  • Kristin & Sam

    Kristin & Sam

    Kristin, a writer and photographer on the shy side, and Sam, a heavily involved and outspoken student leader, met in college.They were complete opposites who shared one great passion: Harry Potter. Nightly conversations about the then-yet-to-be-released seventh book quickly turned into much more. In 2008, shortly after Sam's college...

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  • Natalie & Teresa

    Natalie & Teresa

    We met in January 2008 in our home town of Fort Wayne, Indiana, we found out within a few emails that we knew many people in common and some of our closest and dearest had crossed paths many times. After a whirlwind six week romance, Natalie moved to NYC. Six months later, Teresa joined. We were engaged in February 2011. We were...

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  • Robert & Arnel

    Robert & Arnel

    We met on Arnel's birthday almost 15 years ago and have been together ever since. We live in Westchester with our adorable kitty, Piccolino. Arnel is a nurse in Manhattan and Robert works with the Board of Education. They have plans to live happily ever after.

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  • Rose & Jen

    Rose & Jen

    We've been together for 8 years, and there's never been a moment of doubt - we are meant to spend our lives together. We knew we wanted to get married on our first Valentine's Day together. Jen was overcome with love and couldn't imagine a future without Rose. So she proposed. Rose fainted. But she said yes. We're excited about the...

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  • Stephen & Telly

    Stephen & Telly

    Stephen Saunders was born on the Isle of Wight in England and is a naturalized American citizen who came to the United States in 1980 and lived in Honolulu for 3 years before moving to New York City where he now owns an antique shop in the West Village. Telly Agostini was born in Castries St. Lucia and raised in St. George's Grenada...

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  • Tom & Scott

    Tom & Scott

    We met nearly 30 years ago in NYC, moved to Milford, PA then to Cape Coral Florida. We moved back to NY six years ago and we live a content life with ups and downs, worries and joys as do all families. We accept what we have been given and make the most of our lives. We agree that our lives would not be complete without the other...

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