Pre-Wedding: A Love Story #Frankeen2016

It all started when I moved to Lagos a few years ago. 
Our mutual friend thought it nice to help me speak with him (my husband-to-be) to at least drop me off at work, since we stayed a stones throw away from each other. We always had the most basic conversations at least for a couple of days.

One day I told him I was off to Ghana for the weekend and coincidentally he was going to be there too...That's where our love ship sailed.

I tried playing hard to get and wanted to stall for a bit, since I had just come out of a relationship. Until he told me he had to move to Italy for work. At that point I knew a big part of me was going to miss him, so I agreed to officially date him.

The long distance wasn't really felt as I travelled frequently to visit him in Italy. We would then use the opportunity to take vacations together.

The Proposal

Months went by and he moved back. I've always wanted to have a party on my 25th birthday so it wasn't really a surprise when my friend from Ghana flew down and all my siblings from Port Harcourt. I was planning the party with him and had no clue he had a proposal in mind. He popped the question at the party that we both planned. He had everyone hold up a letter of this sentence - MAUREEN WILL YOU MARRY ME - while he held on to the question mark ?

Of course I said YES.

With my lover, friend and companion I know love has no end for us. I've had really good times with him since we met and forever can't wait to host our amazing love life.

Photography by Jidekola.
Wedding Planner - Gleamsworld Events.

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