Originally Posted by Strongside
My gf and I were high school sweethearts. We were together for 10.5 years before we decided to get engaged. By that point, it was a nonchalant formality.
"Hey, I'm gonna ask Heather to marry me. Is that cool?"
"Are you serious? I thought you guys were married already."
That is right out of the story books, hopefully you are still happily together.
ours was just opposite
After knowing each other for three weeks, we just ran off and got married and didn't invite anyone from either side of the family. We didn't even take friends along. We told them when we got back.
The funnest part of the whole thing, is she stayed in the car while I went in the Marine barracks and won enough money playing pool to do the deal, with a couple bottles of "Cold Duck" and a room at the Holiday Inn to go along with it.