Sarah & Chris, Married 8/2011
After a horrible breakup and realizing that I was in a pattern of dating terrible men, I decided to get serious about finding someone to marry and improving myself at the same time. I decided that I would look for someone who has similar values and life goals like mine, and who was truly a caring person looking for a serious relationship. I had several stints of POF in the past but the relationships never amounted to anything. I decided to give it another shot, but not expect anything at all this time. Chris was the third guy who messaged me, and I knew he was a really special and amazing guy after reading his message and profile.
We met in person after a month exchanging of lots of really sweet and well written emails with each other and it was love at first sight. We got engaged a few months later, and we are now happily married and expecting our first baby in February.
Dating can be frustrating and discouraging, but when you do eventually find the right person, it makes it all worthwhile. Don't settle - the right person IS out there for you somewhere, and you'll know when you finally meet. Like the Wendy's commercial says: "You know when it's real."