The Pandemic Didn't Stop Them

Posted by Leticia, 13 Jul

Ully and Peter are headed for the altar – “No proposal as yet, though we are hoping to marry next year, once the pandemic allows” – but not so long ago they were total strangers, neither very confident that internet dating would introduce them to anyone special.

Ully joined our site on a “friend’s recommendation” and Peter says he’d “tried it before.” A year into his membership, he noticed Ully’s profile pop up on his screen. “Her lovely smile” is what stood out to him, says Peter. “So I flirted with her!”

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Ully wasn’t terribly enthusiastic, at first. For one thing, she lived in Kenya and Peter in the U.K. However, “his looks, and the fact his profile sounded okay” convinced her to respond. She admits that Peter was “not very” close to her type, or what she thought her type was at that point. “I didn’t really have a type,” Peter notes.

Eventually they decided, “after much communication,” to meet in the real world. “It was a gradual thing,” says Ully. “Getting my head round age and distance” was an obstacle for Peter, he says. Ully laughs that “convincing him Kenya wasn’t so far” was her task to accomplish, but she eventually succeeded “as we got to know each other via video calls.” As a matter of fact, the getting-to-know-you process convinced both singles that this relationship could be special.

Peter says that “once I got my head round the whole distance thing,” the pair met at Mombasa Airport, in Kenya. “He was just as he had seemed online,” declares Ully. “I thought she was lovelier in real life,” Peter chimes in. It surprised Ully “that we were immediately comfortable with each other.”

Their time together made both “100%” certain that this was not the end of their story. Ully cites “his kindness” as something she really appreciates about Peter that his profile gave her no inkling of. “Reality was better [than her profile],” declares Peter. “Life is so much better [with her in it].”

“Be patient,” Ully tells singles still searching for love online. “Take a risk and travel,” urges Peter. He’s glad he got on that plane! But be safe, y’all.

17 responses to "The Pandemic Didn't Stop Them"

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  1.   Marybelle88 says:
    Posted: 1 day ago

    so beautiful waiting for mine🥰

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  2.   Xqueenay says:
    Posted: 4 days ago

    Aww. So sweet, am so happy for them.. I hope love finds me.

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  3.   mirrodin says:
    Posted: 25 Jul

    Lucky Peter can afford to fly off to Kenya to meet someone.

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  4. Posted: 24 Jul

    Hmm... Love find me... I'm in Nigeria!!!!!!!! Lol

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  5.   Empress6592 says:
    Posted: 24 Jul

    Love is a beautiful thing especially when two hearts meets

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  6.   St.Angel says:
    Posted: 23 Jul

    Wow!!! I wish you both the best.

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  7. Posted: 21 Jul

    Great story. Much happiness to them. Distance has proved to not be a concrete issue for those who REALLY want to meet each other. True mutual interest is the key.

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  8.   Mmabs says:
    Posted: 20 Jul

    Been here for ages now.. I guess is easy for some people to make it

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  9.   Binti5 says:
    Posted: 20 Jul

    Wishing you all the best... It is very encouraging to read a successful story from someone from my country.

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  10.   Nderura says:
    Posted: 19 Jul

    Great story, congratulations

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  11.   Apethe says:
    Posted: 19 Jul

    Woe it's a beautiful.i wish them well ,I pray I find my soulmate too

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  12.   Ragdolly says:
    Posted: 18 Jul

    Very lovely, I wish them well.

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  13.   Identity20 says:
    Posted: 17 Jul

    Wow This is beautiful I pray I find mine soon Am losing hope

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    • Fruut says:
      Posted: 6 days ago

      That's exactly how I feel right now, nonetheless I'm so happy for the love birds, they look so happy together!

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    • Cakess9 says:
      Posted: 3 days ago

      Don't loose hope.you will soon find your King

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  14.   haydee1 says:
    Posted: 14 Jul

    This is beautiful,love takes you anywhere you find it irrespective of age and distance.

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