How many people can say they’ve loved their fiancé(e) for more than a decade before they got engaged? It sounds like something straight out of a fairy tale — or a sitcom!
But for us, that’s exactly what happened.
Dexter and I grew up in the same neighborhood, just a few houses apart. On a warm Sunday evening in the summer of 2004, we were out for a walk when we both quietly realized we felt something beyond friendship for one another. We fell in love.