Andrew and Dominic – Our Story – How We Met

I’ve been asked, so I’ve decided to tell Dominic’s and my love story.  Dominic and I met at a friends’ dinner party.  The entire evening was set up so the two of us could meet.  Jim and Paul are a pair of Yentas and adore playing matchmaker.  As far as I know Dominic and I are their only success.  Anyway, the evening of the party was the coldest night of the year, it had to be twenty below zero, but the dinner party was fun, the conversation lively, and interesting.  I remember thinking that Dominic was really cute.  He’d a little over five feet and at the time had thinning hair. But he had a great smile and eyes that lit when he laughed, which he seemed to do a lot of that night.  After dinner, Dominic and I sat in the living room and talked for hours.   I doubt either of us noticed that the others in the group had made themselves scarce but they disappeared leaving the two of us alone.

I remember talking about Dominic’s work as a pastry chef and mine in computers.  We also talked a lot about food, that much I remember after all these years. I don’t think what we talked about was as important as the fact that neither of us shut up for two seconds.  🙂

Before we realized, it was well after midnight and the evening was winding to a close.  I gave Dominic my phone number and invited him to call me. Then we all bundled up tight and I realized that Dominic and the other guest he’d arrived with were planning to walk home.  So I offered them a ride.  There was no way I was going to let them walk on a night like that.  So I warmed up the car and gave them both a ride home.

I was thrilled when Dominic called a few days later.  More about that in the next post.


31 Responses to “Andrew and Dominic – Our Story – How We Met”

  1. Elaine Lee

    What a beautiful story Andrew.

  2. J.T. Cheyanne

    OHH yay! A real life love story. Can’t wait to read the rest!

  3. vicki potter

    beautiful! i really enjoyed reading the first excerpt, andrew! cant wait for the next installment. vicki.

  4. Sunne

    Awww…thank you for sharing and the cute pic. Curious about your next post 😉

  5. Dana

    That’s awesome. I love hearing true stories of love and romance. Can’t wait for the next post. 🙂

  6. Debbie

    Awww, so looking forward to your next post! I love to hear real life love stories!

  7. Ningko Ning

    So sweet!!

  8. dani elle

    that is such a sweet installment Cannot wait for the next one 🙂

    Hugs Dani

  9. Dawn

    Wonderful. I look forward to the rest. *HUGS*

  10. Denise

    How wonderful that your friends had such good taste in a partner for both you and Dominic! Thanks for sharing this delightful story.

  11. Stacia

    I am so glad you are telling this story, but I bet we’ve already read parts of it 🙂
    Hugs, Stacia

  12. Tempeste O'Riley

    Aww, love hearing about you two :c)
    and now your love of couples meeting at dinner parties makes more sense 😉 lol. You two look so happy and adorable together!

  13. Susan

    What a great story – now I understand why you are such a firm believer in HEA!

  14. Pamela

    Hey Andrew — do you have any pictures of you two together from the very beginning of your relationship? I’d love for you to post “the early years”… Pam

    • Andrew Grey

      I’ll try to see if I can post some. Most aren’t electronic

      • Pamela

        I don’t have electronic of my old shots either. I take a pic of the pic with my phone and then post.

  15. Tiffany M

    Thank you and Dominic for sharing your story. I love to hear how couples came to be.

  16. Carla

    What a beautiful beginning!! Thank you for sharing

  17. Rosemary

    This is great. I’ve often wondered about you and your husband’s story.

  18. Bonnie Herbert

    I’m so excited to be able to read yours and Dominic’s story. This is better than a book release day.

  19. Barbara Lampron

    Awww Andrew that was a beautiful story. I can’t wait till you tell us more. Thank you very much.

  20. Sarah

    Awwww what a lovely story, it’s so nice to hear of people finding love and their journies together. I wish I had someone like that. We will be Eagerly awaiting the next installment.

  21. Leaundra

    So sweet so far and I can’t wait to hear the rest 😉

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  23. Sheila

    Thankyou or sharing your soulmate love story. I will email my other questions soon.

  24. Ruve

    Aww so far so sweet hehe. I can’t wait to read the rest of the how y’all meet. Hugs Dominic & Andrew!

  25. Nic Starr

    Thanks for sharing your own love story. I’m looking forward to finding out more. 🙂

  26. Cristina Consolado

    What a great idea to write about your own love story. I’ve been curious and I’d be sure to never miss a post. Thank you for sharing it whit us all 😀

  27. Muriel Campbell

    Thanks for sharing your story!

  28. Shirley Ann Speakman

    What a wonderful post, love the picture you both look so happy together thank you for sharing your story.

  29. Alisa (Lee) Murphy

    Oh I LOVE a real life love story!!! What a great start…can’t wait to read more! <3


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