I asked Angel and Zac their side of the story on how they first met and to share their experiences. Below is what they told me. It seems a bit long at first glance but their story is very cute. Definitely worth a read before jumping into the photos of their big day.
I first met Zac at an all boy’s school high school formal. I was there as a friend’s wingwoman date, and him there as his best mate’s plus one. Since I was also good friends with his best mate, we ended up on the same table. I honestly can’t remember too much about first look impressions as he was sitting directly opposite me and the centrepiece blocked much of his face. But I just remember him being the loudest on the table, first to bring a laugh out of everyone and just that goofy guy constantly cracking jokes. All I knew then was “damn. I really want to get to know this guy some more”. But was too shy to approach him.
Ok so my first memory of Angel was actually a couple of months after this. My mate was FaceTiming this girl one day. I saw her on his screen and thought “she has a cute smile”.
So obviously I had to host a house party and get my mate to invite her. I remember so clearly she was the only person who turned up with a basket of fruit for my parents and spent more time running around cleaning up and handing out bottles of water than socialising. It didn’t work too well in my favour because that meant I couldn’t get her alone to talk to her but watching her look after everyone fascinated me to no end. Angel might have just wanted to know me at that time but I knew from then that I wanted to wife that.
Lol “wife that”, how romantic. Anyways, he ended up asking me out at the end of the night.
But a bit of fun fact about me, I never dated before Zac. Growing up I’ve always been one of those kids who had a ten year life plan, and every step and decision I made needed to have a clear direction. That applied to relationships. So naturally i sent all the boys who asked me out running for the hills when I ask them “but where do you see this going long term”. Zac was the first boy to take it all in stride. Thinking back, our first date was probably the most zero to one hundred in the history of first dates. Two kids, sitting in Starbucks, discussing our goals, values, future.
Fast forward through long distancing uni, to starting our first jobs, second jobs. Over the years he truly became my best friend. Growing up with Zac was the funnest and wildest journey and so naturally when he proposed and asked if I’ll grow old with him, it was a very simple answer of yes yes yes.
I know that a lot of people say you need to have dated at least three people before you find “the one”. But we didn’t chance find one another, but rather discovered each other over the years. Being with him is so much fun that there has never been a point where I thought I needed comparison. So I’ll always choose three dates with my best friend Zac, my lover Zac and my partner in crime Zac.