Carla and Valentino

How We Met

Valentino and I met in 2012 and we were just friends at the time. Slowly we started talking more and more and we started to hang out. I fell in love with him because he made me laugh. He gives me so much peace and he motivated me to go back to school and pursue a degree in the medical field. I’m now a diagnostic medical sonographer and I work for a big hospital on Long Island. We’ve always been supportive of one another and pushed each other to be better. Now he is starting Physician Assistant school in the fall and we’re moving in together. He is the love of my life and I cannot wait to be his wife!

How They Asked

On one of our first dates, we went to the Hayden Planetarium in NYC. Planetariums have always been special to me because my father was an astronomy enthusiast. When I was a kid he would set up the telescope and look at the stars.

Carla and Valentino's Engagement in Hayden Planetarium

He passed away when I was 17 and I know my dad would have loved my fiancé. Valentino knows how important my dad is to me and the fact that he incorporated him into the proposal means the world to me.

Special Thanks

Charlie | 
Planning
Samantha | 
Photographer