Abby + Tom

Tom and I are both DJs, and we bumped into each other at a record store in the East Village after meeting years earlier.  
I liked him immediately.

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Amy + Ana

She casually mentioned she was a musician when I asked her what she did. And I was like, “uh huh, sure you are,” because I tend to be judgmental like that.

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April + Diego

While waiting for our table, we saw a couple making out at the bar and we were like "OMG, who does that?" but by the end of the night, it was us.

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Ariel + Steve

In my mind the other guy had long term potential while Steve seemed too handsome and more likely a potential fling.

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Ascha + Scott

The lighting was atmospheric and honey-coated, and after some milky sake, Scott revealed his love to me. It was magic.

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Aubree + Adam

For our first date, we ordered omakase, which is the chef's choice of sushi until you say, "when.” We ended up talking forever, so they kept serving us piece after piece.

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Bailey + Gavin

Finally, one summer, I saw him sitting shirtless on his fire escape eating an apple and that was it. 

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Bonnie and Mike

Mike was the DJ at my going away party at our mutual friend's house and for some reason that night we just clicked.

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Bri + Huck

Huck is different than anyone I've ever dated. He lives on the bright side. He always sees the light and takes my hand and pulls me into it. 

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Chantal + James

As soon as they were done with the songs, James lept over the barricade and ran over to introduce himself and shake my hand. 

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Chi + Jesse

I first noticed Jesse at a friend’s rooftop party on Memorial Day 2005, but I decided he was gay, possibly born again, and had a strangely high voice.

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Chloe + Matt

When the last bar closed Matthew offered to walk me home. It had started to rain. He kissed me on the street in a downpour, I told him we should probably make out in his car that happen to be parked next to us. And that was it.

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Christina + Dalton

Dalton was different from other guys I dated because he really liked me. There were no games. There was no boy disease.

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Courtney + Taavo

Taavo and I met at work — he was an architect, I was in event planning — and we were not big fans of each other at first.

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Cynthia + Bill

To this day, Cynthia still makes me eat our wedding cake on our anniversary, even though it’s seven years old.

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Dana + Jaron

It was really different with him, because we had a really amazing friendship before anything.

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Daniela + Victor

Our first date included a nice dinner followed by a walk on the beach, where I took off my platform sandals to walk barefoot and he realized I was NOT taller than him after all.

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Danika + Jeremy

We talked, and talked, and talked, and then finally made out. He had a twin bed in his apartment.

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