“Angela was the first one to send me a message on FirstMet.com. The strange thing was that her profile picture at the time was not of her, but of an illustrated anime girl, and the only information on her profile said that she lived in Bogota, Colombia, which is a long, long way from my home in Brentwood, England.
Despite the fact that I didn’t know what Angela looked like the time, and that she lived over five thousand miles away, something inside me told me that I had to say hello. I can’t really explain it. We started to exchanged a few messages on FirstMet.com until we then became friends on Facebook. And that’s when I saw my angel for the first time. We chatted a lot online, and eventually on Skype, although this was after some persuasion by Angela for me to get a webcam, as I was a lot more shy back then.
After about two months I just knew I had to visit her. So I left England for Colombia, the furthest I had ever traveled alone. We had an incredible time together, and by the end of my 2 week stay, were both completely in love with each other. After I came back, all we could think about was seeing each other again.
We decided to get married the next year. A few months later, I flew back out to see her and meet her family for the holidays. While we were there, we began planning our wedding for the following June. It was a long six months until I saw my sweetheart again but the day finally came, and now we couldn’t be happier. Soon Angela will join me in the United Kingdom and we will start the rest of lives together!”
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