Screen Name: EunoiaPhoenix
Significant Other's Age: 30
What You Do: Stay at home Mom, Interior Design major
What SO Does: Manager of a large retail/pharmacy chain
State of Relationship: Cohabitation/Engaged
How Long You've Been Together: 2 years in February
How You Met: In College my Freshmen year, he was a Senior. His girlfriend and future ex-wife was my friend. Reconnected after their separation via Facebook.
Wedding Date (if you're engaged/married): As of now February 2016, possibly sooner.
Real Babies: A daughter, 8 and a son, 6
Fur Babies: 3 male cats: Gabriel, 9, a Snowshoe Siamese; Oliver, a ginger tabby mix and Liam, a silver Egyptian Mau mix 3 (they're brothers); A new 8 month old puppy named Anya, a lab/terrier mix
Loves: rain, fall, animals, British anything, coffee, tea, redecorating, Doctor Who, learning and creating, history, travelling, reading, and shopping
Hates: voluntary ignorance, narrow minded individuals, mayo, celery, inconsideration, spiders, and slow/oblivious drivers
Hobbies/Activities: Singing, Painting/Drawing, Learning foreign languages (right now giving French another go), nurturing my babies (including fur babies)
Favorite Thing About Your SO: He's confident and likes to take the lead. Also very level-headed and has a secret soft side, especially for animals.
Least Favorite Thing About Your SO: He's a very logical thinker and sometimes is apathetic. He's a smacker and loud chewer...
Describe Your Personality: A bit shy at first, but slowly my weird starts to show. Loyal, caring and very protective...tender hearted, but strong minded. Sarcastic, witty, quirky, blah, blah, blah...
Snark Level (1 [low snark] - 10 [high snark]): 8/9
I've Been On TK Since: On and off for years
How You Came to Be On TK: browsing wedding sites and stumbled across the link
How I like my potatoes: EVERY WAY! But mashed potatoes are my favorite. Second favorite comfort food to Mac and Cheese.
I can do various, near flawless accents, mainly British accents.
I suffer through Misophonia, which means I really love my fiancé.
Screen Name: JustD16
Significant Other's Age: 33
What You Do: Full time Nursing Student (I am a career changer. I used to teach high school English and now I am transitioning to being a nurse midwife.)
What SO Does: Barista at a Starbucks in a hospital.
State of Relationship: Living together
How Long You've Been Together: 2.5 years
How You Met: Online - OkCupid to be exact
Wedding Date (if you're engaged/married): N/A currently
Real Babies: None and will be remaining childfree
Fur Babies: None yet
Loves: Going home (to FL), fall, reading, coffee, streaming entire series on Netflix, makeup.
Hates: Discrimination, intolerance, bad grammar, cilantro, and when the bottom of your jeans get wet and then take forever to dry!
Hobbies/Activities: Reading (mostly just textbooks these days), baking, and watching countless makeup tutorials on YouTube.
Favorite Thing About Your SO: The way he takes care of me. I can be fiercely independent and stubborn but since the very start, he's had a way of making me let my guard down and he does little things every single day that show me how much he loves me.
Least Favorite Thing About Your SO: He's not particularly loquacious. He will say he loves me all the time but he's not the type to write a love letter or go on a monologue about his undying love. He is much more action oriented (which I love, I just like words, too!)
Describe Your Personality: Quiet observer at first, I do not like to be the center of attention, but once I am comfortable with someone, I have no filter! I am very open and honest with my friends.
Snark Level (1 [low snark] - 10 [high snark]): At least a 7!
I've Been On TK Since: On and off since 2009, I'd say.
How You Came to Be On TK: I was engaged once before, too young and too quickly. I left before we got married.
How I like my potatoes: I have Irish roots. I love them all ways. I just prefer you don't much them up with chives and if you're going to put bacon on them, make it extra crispy! Corned beef and hash is up there as a favorite, though!
Screen Name: IonaErebor
Significant Other's Age: 27
What You Do: I’m a wave power engineer.
What SO Does: She’s a chemical engineer.
State of Relationship: Living together,
How Long You've Been Together: 4 years
How You Met: She’s the sister of a good
friend of mine. We originally met when she was 16, when her sister and I were
studying abroad in Finland, but obviously there was nothing between us. Then I
met her again at her sister’s wedding in Iceland, and it turned out we actually
lived in the same city, so we agreed to meet up when we got home, and that
ended up being our first date! We’ve been together ever since.
Wedding Date (if you're engaged/married): Not
Real Babies: None yet, but we started
trying to get pregnant in November.
Fur Babies: GF has two cats, Nott and
Dagr, and I have a snake named Cara, and a couple of bearded dragons, Maisie
Loves: Baking, food, skiing, physics,
travelling, my work, spending time with loved ones.
Hates: People who spit[IM1] . And people who take the bible, or any other religious writing,
Pet Peeves: People who don’t wait in
queues properly at bus/tram/train stops, being late.
Hobbies/Activities: I just finished a
Master’s degree in Physics, so that was my hobby I guess for a couple of years.
I also ski, travel a lot, and read a lot. And I’m trying to make a quilt.
Favorite Thing About Your SO: She’s got
a wicked sense of humour, and she’s snuggly.
Least Favorite Thing About Your SO: She’s
prettier than me, haha. No, really, she finds it hard to just chill out
Describe Your Personality: I’m quite
quiet at first, laid back, and generally curious about everything.
Snark Level (1 [low snark] - 10 [high snark]): My snark levels depend on my mood. If I’m a very good mood, it goes up
to a nine, otherwise it sits at about a six, though online it’s only about a
two or three.
I've Been On TK Since: I only signed up
within the past week because I joined TB, but I lurked for years when a load of
my friends and family got married within a couple of years.
How You Came to Be On TK: I joined the
bump a few days ago since GF and I are TTC, and ended up coming over here as
How I like my potatoes: I don’t actually
eat potatoes all that much, but I do love them as bratkartoffeln with onion and
Favorite book/author: The King
Killer Chronicles by Patrick
Rothfuss, and The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter.
Tell Us Something Interesting About Yourself: I had lived in four countries by the time I was seven, and have now
lived in nine, but I identify as Scottish. I also speak three languages
nicemarmot said:@adoptedcalm OMG a hedgehog as a pet! I am certainly jealous!
@adoptedcalm OMG a hedgehog as a pet! I am certainly jealous!