We Hitchhiked into Love

Perhaps we shouldn’t listen when people say, “Don’t talk to strangers.” Perhaps we should not only talk to them, but we should also take their advice and even invite them to stay in our house for a few days. Perhaps that’s how love comes into our lives. Read the crazy love story about how these two full-time hitchhikers, who unknowingly had the same dream, hitchhiked into each other’s lives… Names: Cynthia

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A Man Always Knows From the Start…

Names: Selma & Tayfun Status: Married Been together since: 2015 Life Before My Real Life… I got married and moved to the States from Turkey in 2003. Unfortunately, it was an unhappy marriage. We went our separate ways and got divorced in 2010. Everything about my life had to be built back from scratch. I was continents away from my family and this was a phase that I had to go through alone.

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True love stories

“I didn’t believe in crazy love or fairy tales until it happened to me…”

UPDATED – The cynicism caused by years in unhappy relationships, wrong choices and bad experiences is not an easy one to get over. And how we are also influenced by memories of our childhood… It is difficult to keep the hope alive in an environment and past that has been so painfully arid. But when love has decided to make its way towards you there is nowhere to run, much

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I went on Tinder and broke all my rules – thank God I did!

“But you’re going to leave, why bother dating? And on Tinder of all places?!” Logic was nagging as usual. “Shush!” she said and listened to the voice of her intuition instead saying, “Just give it a try, who knows? Look, he seems lovely, yes, he’s bare-chested, but swipe right, just see what he’s like, forget those rules you made…”. And that’s how the fairy tale began. Read on… Names: Danielle

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They said, “You can get married tomorrow,” and now we are 3…

Names: Metin & Vita Status: Married Been together since: 2014 Metin: I had just returned to Turkey from Thailand and was not in the best of places emotionally. I found I was staying home a lot, I was not feeling happy and could sense dark clouds above me. I was on Facebook one day talking to my friend Mustafa, who lives in New York. As we were chatting, I saw photos

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just married Dubai wedding Couple with a real love story

All those years I never realized he liked me!

Names: Carmen & Aaron Status: Married Been together since: 2012  Aaron: It was 14th July 2009. I was living in a villa in Dubai and we loved hosting theme parties. The theme this year was space and as one of the hosts, I was making a big effort with my costume and was dressed up as Buzz Lightyear. Carmen was dressed as a Martian girl. I spent most of the night

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There is a story and it has to do with destiny

Names: Eunjung & Yves Status: Married Been together since: 2011 Yves: I was having a challenging time during 2010. I had a breakdown and left behind absolutely everything that had defined me and my life up until that point and headed into a void, letting go of everything. I arrived in Kaua’i in Hawaii at the start of 2011. The traumatic phase I was in manifested itself physically and I

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South African love story in Dubai

How interlinked we had been without knowing it – a love story in Dubai

Names: Monique & Quinton Status: Engaged, (Updated 2015) Married, (updated 2016) Became parents.  Been together since: 2013 About 14 months ago a mutual friend sent me a message saying that one of his good friends, Quinton, was moving to Dubai, where I live. He asked if I could show him around. I said, “Sure!” He arrived a month before he was to move just to sign his contract. We met the day

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