Nowadays, so many couples meet via online dating that when you tell someone that you met your boyfriend in a bar they look at you like you just told them you caught a unicorn out in the wild. And while I carry hot coffee around explicitly for the purpose of hopefully crashing into the next love of my life on the street, I realize that meet-cutes are largely reserved for characters in terrible romantic comedies.
On Monday, social media user Danny Mack asked people on Twitter how they met their partner, and happy couples flooded her feed with adorable stories that, shockingly, did not include late-night Tinder messages.
It appears it is still possible to meet the love of your life while shopping for ice cream in the supermarket. Who would have known? And for stories of love gone awry, check out the personal testimonies of people who meet off their engagements. I'm in the frozen aisle trying to figure out what vegan ice cream is and a woman walks up and says 'Are you Ethiopian?
He bent over to grab something and I saw how nice that [butt] was… 11 years later, we funny going strong," one user wrote. We couldn't stop talking in our 8 minute ride, best friends from that day on.
He definitely shot his shot and I was like nah the friendship! But he took such good care of me I propositioned him on my birthday! Ring shopping right now," Tiffany Tracy Lee wrote.
People are explaining the strange and hilarious ways they’ve met a partner
I took the key to security and left him a note someone my name and  just in case. He called and offered me coffee, to say thanks. A few dates later, we both knew that this is it," one user wrote. Like y'all he shook my hand when I went in for a hug. I got sick from dinner.
Like holy [expletive]. But then we fell in love so like worth it," Teresa wrote. So while I'm pumping my gas Shell Station Pump 5 he pulls up to me gets my takes me out on a ways a week later and now we are married with a beautiful baby girl!
I met her the first table reading and when I realised she is Hispanic i shot my shot with the little bit of Spanish I knew. Each time i was too shook to speak. I'd never seen a woman so gorgeous. A few weeks funny the second time I saw her I had a new follower [on Twitter] and it was her.
A few days after that she went through and liked my media. I shot my shot," one user wrote.
We all loved Marvel and roleplayed and wrote fanfics. I fell for him right away, but it took five years for us to actually do anything about it.
In August it'll be a year with him," one user wrote. He worked at the hotel in NC I was staying at while visiting for a friends wedding. He asked me for my Instagram. A few flights and many FaceTime calls later we now live together in San Diego and celebrated our one year in Cancun!
We never saw or spoke to each other after that. Found his profile someone a mutual friend, messaged him, drove to ATL, and now I'm his wife! He sat directly behind me and let me copy all of his work. Had no bus fare home! After dinner, asked the cute groomsman to dance. He said no. I badgered him into it and we've been ed at the hip since our first date a week later. Moral of the story: NEVER text while driving because you can actually kill someone, but also meet-cutes are real.
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Five minutes later she introduced me to my husband. We've been together since that day, married 17 years this month," one user wrote.
I didn't want to deal with him, nor he with me. When I was offered a job at the shop, he almost quit.
But didn't. The day he complimented my Alice in Wonderland pin was the day I meet to give him a chance.
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