Ancient lore and myths believed that love is a magical thing. They say that when two souls are meant to be together they will find each other regardless of how far apart they are. The strength of this immortal bond brings people together even when they are in the opposite corners of the world. Sometimes, lovers move apart only to find themselves come together purely by chance after years of separation. Chinese ancient myth believes that lovers are connected by a a�?red threada�� which tugs and pulls them together.
Following are some couple who are living, breathing proof that this a�?red threada�� may actually be a thing.
Fiona Tomlin tells about her parents that, a�?At ages 2 and 4 they were next-door neighbors and quickly became the best of friends. Unfortunately my dad’s family moved away to Californiaa�� My dad went on to attend the Naval Academy and would often visit my mom’s family in Connecticuta�� Eventually, she caught on and their flame ignited. He proposed in 1990. My parents have shown tremendous strength throughout my dad’s entire military career with all the relocating and trips apart, all while raising four kids.a�? They have been going strong for 45 years now from when they first met.
They were forced to walk down the aisle together at the age of 5 as ring bearer and flower girl at wedding. She always had a huge crush on him but he never knew about it. After the wedding, they didna��t see each other for quite some time. They ran into one another in middle school and then again drifted apart. They ran into each other again at high school and started dating shortly after that. He proposed and they walked down the aisle again 17 years later as husband and wife.
Ramiro was her first High School crush and young love. They were 15 years old and living in Canada when Ramiro moved to Argentina. She was devastated at the thought of never seeing him again but there was nothing she could do. They lost touch eventually but in 2008 she heard hea��d moved back to Canada for good. In November 2015 he finally asked her to be his girlfriend and they have been inseparable ever since.
Their story began in Saudi Arabia where both of their parents worked for an oil company. Over time their families grew close and went on to celebrate many holidays together including Christmases and birthdays. However, their parents moved back eventually and they lost touch. It wasn’t until 20 years later, through the magic of the internet that they reconnected. There was a spark between them and they feel like they are the definition of soul mates.
They met in preschool. As a three year old, he stood in front of his entire class and declared that he would marry her someday. She taught him how to eat string cheese and draw rolling hills. They would stay up during nap time and get into all kinds of mischief around school. However, they moved apart in elementary school and came together purely chance through a friend in high school. They stuck through long-distance college relationships and in 2015 he finally did what hea��d promised to do in pre-school: he made her his wife.
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