This YouTube clip shows the elation experienced by a young couple when they finally got to meet face-to-face for the first time after an online friendship led to a romance which had been going on several years.
Five years prior to the time that this clip was filmed at the airport, the couple met in Halo 3 game lobby and struck up a friendship. He lived in Tennessee and she lived in Texas, they were separated by over a thousand kilometers (around 800 miles) so for a long time, they communicated via video games, on MySpace (wow I didn’t realize that people still used MySpace!?) and on Facebook. Apparently though, their romantic feelings for one another came about through conversations on Skype!
It was 2 years after they decided to step out of the “friend zone” and start a romantic relationship that they met at the airport for the very first time in March. They have since met a few times more and are now engaged to be married. Continue Reading