How We Met
Back in Oct. 2015, I was hanging out for my best friend’s birthday and Marquez was working as the valet for Towson movies. I walked past him maybe 3 or 4 times, only because my friends and I couldn’t figure out what we wanted to do. The last time that I walked by to leave, my cardigan had fell on the ground and Marquez told me that I had dropped it. He also complimented me on my outfit that night. When I turned around and actually looked at him, I was thinking, “Who is this sexy Clark Kent-esque man right here?!” I was intrigued to get to know him. I walked away but stood in the doorway to the movie theater and waved him over maybe two or three times before he realized that I was talking to him. And we’ve been inseparable ever since. Two years later, I’m marrying the man of my dreams.
How They Asked
On Sept. 29, 2017, Marquez picked me up from work and told me that he was going to do a whole pampering day to show his appreciation for me. Now early on in the relationship, we had talked about doing pampering days for each other to keep the spice going in the relationship, even if we was 2 years in. Back to the story….I come back to the apartment and it’s pretty much spotless and it’s smelling good. Not saying that it’s usually a pig sty, but I just thought that it was odd since I’ve been talking to him about deep cleaning the apartment. Again, back to the story….He ran a hot bubble bath for me with candles and rose petals everywhere and soft music playing. While I’m taking my bath, he’s bringing me my favorite wine and telling me that dinner will be ready by time I get out the tub. He made one of my favorite dishes and it turned out really good. After dinner, he set up his camera and I’m looking at him all confused. Now everyone knows that Marquez does Spoken Word so he used his natural talent and wrote a poem (posted below) for me and in it, was the proposal. I was totally shocked and had no idea that this was even coming but I couldn’t be happier.