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The Greatest Love Story of All

I’ve always found Valentine’s Day to be incredibly alienating. Before I met Charles, I spent every Valentine’s Day, especially while in my early 20s, with my girlfriends. I was/am an independent woman “who don’t need no man.” I lived and…

What I Believe About Finding “The One”

Charles and I had a fairytale start to our love story. We met and fell in love fast and took the bullet train to marriage. Within the period of a year, we fell in love, got engaged, got married, and…

marry-me

Marry whoever you want, whenever you want.

On the eve of my twenty-first birthday, my sister texted me this message. Dad wants me to give him your Facebook password. I thought you should know. That day I had forced myself to the university gym. I had been…

Rachel Varkey & Charles Samuel Wedding

Our Vows

We’ve received a few requests to post our vows online. Charles’ tasked us (me) with keeping our vows under 300 words, so we could find a way to succinctly share our love to each other on our wedding day. We…

He found me in the field

Eight months ago, I was blissfully living a very single, focused, and uninhibited life. We are talking forever third wheel, single women’s symbol, type of single. I had no intention of marriage in 2017, 2018, and possibly a few years…

Happy Valentine’s Day to Everyone

My future partner is an incredibly loving and capable homebody. He is an introvert and enjoys his silence and alone time better than anyone I know. I, on the other hand, find all my energy and joy in human interaction.…

I don’t always know what to do with good gifts

I am getting married late 2018 to the most incredible man I have ever met. This change from single to almost married happened over the course of 6 weeks and I transitioned from a very proud, comfortably single woman to…

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