How We Met
Emily and I met while going to College in Washington State. We were both in the select choir and we first met standing next to each other for our choir picture (because we were both short). The first time I saw her it was as if a lightning bolt hit me and immediately I know that somehow she was going to be important in my life, I just didn’t know how or on what capacity. At the time, she was not looking to be in a relationship at all but we started talking and I turned on all the charm and eventually I finally won her over and have been doing so ever since.
how they asked
Let me preface this by saying that it is almost impossible to surprise Emily, she always somehow figures things out before they happen. I am also a filmmaker and we both love watching movies and so I knew I wanted to ask her out in a local theater that we love. So I made a fake movie trailer and asked her sister to be my accomplice. So on the day of the proposal, I had her sister take her out for a “girls day” and they went and got their nails and hair done and then “went to see a movie” together. While this was happening, I went to the theater and set everything up. When they got to the theater they got some popcorn and sat down to “watch the movie”. The lights soon went down and my strainer started playing. At first, Emily didn’t really know what was going on but she recognized the actor almost immediately and thought that it was just some kind of advertisement from our college. Well, when the trailer ended, I walked in the back and the lights went up in the theater and it was only when I came into her view that she had any idea what was happening and so I then got on one knee and popped the question!