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Saturday, February 21, 2009

The Proposal

In the school where I work in the Philippines, a lot of lady employees are single in their mid-30s and 40s. So when I turned 30 years old, I began to worry that I'll become one of the old maids there too. But thanks to the wonder of the Internet, I met the man of my dreams.
But anyhow, even before we we meet in person, we been talking about wedding plans and stuff so the proposal isn't really a formal one. We just clicked right away when we started chatting and talking on the phone everyday. So when he came to meet me, we discussed and scheduled our civil wedding.
His next visit was supposed to be a happy one because we were getting married but Papa died on that day of John's arrival in the Airport. I didn't find it out until the next day because I was in Manila with him. After dealing with my father's death, my mother advised us to go on with our marriage plan because that was what my father wanted. So we got married in civil and after a year we got married again in church.
We got married in the oldest church in the Bicol Region.


This tag is for all the ladies who want to share their proposal moment experience. Just grab it ladies!

45 comments:

  1. I love your love story dear. Thanks for sharing it with us :-). It is always nice to know you more.

    Anyway, I also want to say sorry about the passing away of you father even though it is late. I am sure he was happy for you.

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  2. Thanks a lot Ate Cecille.. Yup, when Papa passed away, I was so deppressed kasi he was the one who was ver excited for our wedding..

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  3. I read how you 2 met! Naku kayo talaga ang naka takda para sa isat-isa.Biro mo natagpuan ka nya minutes bago mag expire ang free trial nya. At ang sign na hiningi mo e natupad. Galing ah! More power to both of you!

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  4. you look so beautiful in your wedding. it's nice to remember those moments. the church looks old and beautiful! i think i need to visit it.

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  5. This is such a great post, the pictures are very nice, love your rings. Thank you for coming by.

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  6. inspiring ang love story niyo rose. haaay.ako kaya kelan makak post na ng love story ko.ahihi.

    take care rose.God bless you and your family always!

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  7. You look very beautiful on your wedding dress, and very happy.

    May you always have all the happiness n the world...

    Thank you nga pala sa visit and for the comments....

    Keep on smiling....

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  8. haha you turn 30 na pla ate ha ako nagka bf najuntis iniwan akala ko xa na yung hinintay ko di pla yun yung real father ni nicole anyway i found my greatest man check it out ate i pose already here's mine http://kdraper.blogspot.com/2009/02/married-proposal-tag.html

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  9. I am here ate. I am sorry na late ako ng comments. but I am here reading your post. I love your story ate nakakain-love ng mga story ng mga mama online. You look so beautiful from your pictures. And i am glad you shared them. love yah!

    Ate, hindi ko na post yong isang tag mo tungkol sa valentines. I am sorry talga ate late nako eh. But if you want i could still post them. take care.

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  10. Mommy rose, sureness I will share my love story hehe. And also I like tagging too thanks for not forgetting me. Sa pinas ko pa binili ang cocojam na ito.

    Bonga ang kasal mo mommy rose sa oldest church in Bicol. Imagine ko ang lechon hinde kasi yan absent sa mga kasalan sa Pinas diba?

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  11. i love reading love stories like this. u're so lucky to have met the man of your dreams. stay happy and inlove. :)

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  12. Bongga nman ng kasal mo rose, you know what we have something in common, I got alarmed too when I turn 30 and still single. pero i don't have that especial engagement or wedding like yours. Nice imu wedding dear, ingrande rin siguro ang reception hhmmm naisip ko mga food hehehe.

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  13. Ate Rose,ang ganda ng love story nyo ni Mr.Joops!!Bonggang-bongga wedding nyo!!Kinilig na naman ako!!I haven't done mine yet--di ko alam kung pano sisimulan!lol!Baka pagalitan na ako ni Mommy Maria!

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  14. Great love story ..... Loved it !!
    Hey I am in Chicago as well .... Been here for last 3 yrs ..... Love this place :)

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  15. Bonggang bongga ang wedding sis hanggang ngayon bongga pa rin ang buhay mo. Enjoy. you are so blessed.

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  16. wow sis nilalanggam ako dito...hehehe...what a love story...wothooo....hehhehe! thanks for sharing sis....:)

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  17. ate rose,nawala yata kayo ni hubby mo sa lists ko!(T_T)

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  18. oi mare!!! naku totoo tlga na npakablooming ng isang babae sa araw ng kanyang kasal!! coz u do!!! naku ha sobra pa sa namumukadkad na bulaklak pagkabloooming mo!! :)

    i love stories thru modern tecnology tapos happy ending.. just like yours! congrats mare ha!!

    mine is here mare ko www.eraslovers.blogspot.com :) hindi yan kasing rangya ng sayo ah hahaha pang soap opera ang akin :D

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  19. What a sweet story. Your are both lovable Rose and Joops. All the very best my dear friends. Love from Cyprus to you and your cute kids. Philip

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  20. nice story and beautiful pics here. anyways i just want to say thank you to your greetings in demcy's blog. it was me who have a b-day. kelan pala uwi nyo ng pinas kami sa katapusan pa ng march eh. thanks again. dropped ec here too.

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  21. You look so beautiful on your wedding dress. Lovely photos!

    Your story was also sad, but I am sure that your father sees your happiness from somewhere.

    Love and all the very best!

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  22. So nice naman your wedding, Rose! What church was that in Bicol? '
    Tuwa ako sa love story mo!

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  23. thanks for visit ate ay oo he's the only man i ever met napakabait nya sobra

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  24. hi sis!

    thanks a lot for the add. i've added u na rin and i'm following u now too.

    enjoy the week ahead! mwahugs! :)

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  25. Hi Dong, yep you definitely need to visit Bicol, you will see a lot of interesting stuff there.. Thanks for the compliment!

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  26. Thanks a lot Ms. margaret, I enjoyed reading your posts too..

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  27. the right time will come for you lovely, just keep your heart open heehe.. salamat sa visit..

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  28. added you na sis. sa march 29 flight namin. thanks for dropped.

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  29. chubskulit, oo, ako na nga to..kung tawagin ni aling clarissa ay mang payatot hahahaha..ntawa ka rin ba?

    malungkot pala ang kasal mo kase namatay ang papa mo nung ikinakasal ka..ang hirap ata nun ano?

    pero ngayon naman e mukhang hapi ang lola ko...o, sige na po at kamusta na lang kay aling clarissa..ingat po

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  30. Wow! bongga pala ang wedding mo and you look so stunning! sosyal din motif mo - gold and red. Congrats ha. and it's nice to know your story

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  31. I see di na tayo magkikita ria kasi babalik kami dito sa 25.. thanks for the add..

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  32. Salamat sa pagdaan payatot hehehe.. kakatawa kayo nia aling clarissa hehehe..

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  33. Wow! Your wedding was beautiful. Your love story is great, karamihan sa atin sa internet nakilala ang ating mga husbands, and we're lucky they turned out to be great men. Buti na lang may internet noh?
    Anyways, thanks for always visiting me. Have a great day to you and your family..

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  34. Grabe ang beauty ntin sistah.. as in!! hehehe... I love your story, mine is out now... yahooo.... hehehhehe

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  35. Love your husband's Tagalog shirt.
    And you sure one very attractive lady he married.
    Mabuhay, Lee.

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  37. Hi sis. You got a lovely story. I like it. Sana mameet ko na rin soulmate ko. hehehe.

    Anyway, I already add all your blog to my 2 blogs. I also add na rin your hubby's blog and hoping na sana nakaadd din sa lahat ng blog mo ang 2 kong magandang blog. hehehe. Thank you and have a nice day!

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  38. hey dearie kamusta tau jan???

    iwanan lng kta ng tag ha.. pls grab it at niko's blog :)

    balik ako sana may update na saiyo mare!!! hahah

    tc! mwah

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  39. nice wedding church,,your so beautiful sis,,kakalungkot lang yung first wedding mo kasi namatay papa mo..may reason naman lahat kung bakit dumadating sa buhay ang isang tragedy..Godbless sis

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  40. ang ganda ng motif! like it

    yeah, i think proposals and weddings don't need to be grand

    look at people who had the grandest weddings, many also ended in grand divorce (bektas-gutierrez for exampe)

    weeh! you two are really meant for each other

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  41. Love your wedding pics...what a lovely wedding...

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  42. wow love the pictures, Happy Wedding photos good memory :)

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