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Amy and Marc

Salem, MA

Marc and I were matched on September 29, 2005. I had pressed the button to find more matches and my computer...well, it started acting funny. I didn't think that I had successfully found any matches. I restarted my computer and logged on to eHarmony again. Well, there he was. Marc had just rejoined right before we were matched. We got through to Open Communication rather quickly--a few days. We started communicating via Open Communication and then onto personal email. We started talking on the phone and had 2 hour long conversations almost every night.

We finally met on October 21st and that date changed our lives! I had been widowed with two small children, so we took things slow, yet we fell in love. My two boys were 4 and 18 months when they met Marc and they slowly started to develop a relationship with Mama's "friend". Before I knew it they were hooked and looked forward to spending more time with him, as did I! Marc proposed on April 12, 2007. He had the boys help him. He had my oldest write on a piece of paper, "Mom, Marc has a question for you" and he had my youngest son give it to me. Then, with the kids there and his dog in the middle of it all, he asked me to marry him. I knew we were going to get engaged soon, but I never expected it that day.

We were married a year after we got engaged in a small ceremony with 40 close friends and family members present. During the ceremony, the justice of the peace included a special vow for Marc for the boys. It was an emotional ceremony and there wasn't a dry eye in the place. I was very hesitant to join eHarmony, yet I figured it was the best way to start dating again after being out of the loop for so long. It also allowed me the opportunity to let men know that I had children if that wasn't something they were interested in. Joining eHarmony changed our lives and was the best decision we have made!!! Thank you for helping me find my best friend!!!!!


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