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Along side my husband of over a decade, I photograph people in love with each other and in love with their lives. We're based in Paducah Kentucky but gladly will go anywhere you want to take us! We are so glad you've stopped by to follow our most recent adventures! Grab your favorite drink and snack and get cozy... there's plenty to see!

Our Story: The First Few Months

June 2, 2014

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Last week’s Our Story post ended after my and Neil’s first “date” – a group movie outing to see Elf. This occurred after talking for over a month, being friends for a couple years, and knowing each other for over 4 years. Would you believe, even after all that time, it took us over 2 months of “dating” before we would finally make it official?

We were together almost every night and I, being a serial monogamous, was ready to call it official from the very beginning. I chalked Neil’s hesitance up to being a typical high school guy – commitment phobia and wanting to “play the field” but I knew him better than that and stuck it out. Years later, I finally managed to squeeze the real reason – why it took him so long to ask me to be his girlfriend – out of him. And I’m so glad he didn’t tell me back then because I don’t know that I would have believed him. Even typing it out here… it’s so dang cheesy!

But I believed him when he told me years later “I didn’t want to commit myself to you because I knew that if I did, I would fall in love with you, and I thought I was too young to fall in love for the rest of my life”.

It’s the cheesiest, more romantic thing I have ever heard.

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