Maria and Amanda reside in Sierra Vista, Arizona, with their 11 year old son, Daniel. After meeting years ago while playing in a soccer league, Maria and Amanda quickly fell in love. “We have so much fun with each other. We are constantly picking on each other, laughing together, and being two feisty, stubborn, women with strong personalities!” Maria said.
Sue Wieger and Sheila Kloefkorn were content with their busy lives when they met on a South Mountain hike in January of 2011.
Sheila shared, “When we met it was like we’d known each other for a long time. We had an instant chemistry. We shared friends and lived and hiked frequently on two sides of the same mountain but we hadn’t met.” The connection was powerful and it grew quickly. Sharing perspectives about life, relationships, business and their futures, the relationship grew.
Scarlett Spring and Linda Buscemi met enjoying a shared favorite pastime at a Cardinals’ football game. “My company had tickets, and Linda was invited by my HR Director,” Scarlett said. “It was the fall of 2008, and immediately I knew that she was someone exceptional.”
Gerald Bohulano and Alec Thomson have an age-old tale of blossoming romance -- one that started at college. The two met at Arizona State University in 2007, where they were both leaders in the Student Government Association. As the two began seeing a lot of each other at functions, they knew something was developing between them.
When Tony Moya walked into Meryvn’s Department Store to pick up his final paycheck 19 years ago, he didn’t to meet the love of his life. Santiago “Jimmy” Serna had just moved to Phoenix, AZ, from Texas and was also working at the store. Tony had already quit, and that chance meeting brought the two men together.
Nelda Majors and Karen Bailey met like many couples have, during their early years of college. "Nelda was a sophomore and I was a freshmen at Sam Houston University when we first met." Karen said, "We lived in the same dorm, on the same floor!" It was the fall of 1957, and the two women became fast friends.
On May 23, 1999, Mark Holbert and Allen Arrington set off on the flight that they would never forget - the flight where they met for the very first time, felt a deep connection, and changed each other's lives for ever.
Just six months after Stephen and Scott became legal guardians for their son, Enrique, Scott had a major medical scare. It was the summer of 2009, and the couple was still learning to balance the new responsibilities of parenting their teenage son with their busy careers. That’s when the possibility surfaced that Scott had prostate cancer.
Thirteen years ago, and halfway around the world, Huw and Eric immediately clicked.
“When we met, both of us felt that being together was right for us – we just ‘fit,’” said Huw, a British physician.
When David and Geoff first met in the summer of 2006 in San Francisco, they were both enjoying America’s favorite pastime, a baseball game. “We had been set up on a blind date, and I suggested we go see the Giants play at AT&T Park,” David said, “For me, I experienced the proverbial ‘love at first sight’.”