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Love Letter: A Mother ‘Daughter-Son’ Relationship
Style, May 20

And: A sex writer’s night out in Rhinebeck, N.Y.

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Slow to Take Off, After a First Date They Cruised
Style, May 13

Jacob Esocoff and Sascha Feldman met in a college seminar. More than six years later, he finally worked up the nerve to ask her out.

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Two Self-Described Nerds Walk Into a Club …
Style, May 13

Frankie Grande and Hale Leon share a love of dancing, “Star Wars” and … potatoes.

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Breaking the Ice on a Cold First Date
Style, May 13

After their first meetup in January 2019, Pooja Chatterjee and Sandeep Kumar knew that they wanted to pursue a relationship.

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For a Romance in Revival, Dual Diagnoses Were a Common Bond
Style, May 13

When Vera Golosker and Mark Gilfix met in 2013, they had two dates before she lost interest. When they reconnected years later, he had just fought cancer — and she was about to.

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So Captivated by Each Other, They Closed Down the Bar
Style, May 13

Ryan Smith and Scott Woods each knew they had found someone special when a planned quick drink turned into a four-and-a-half-hour first date.

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Looking for Companionship, He Found His ‘Princess Bride’
Style, May 13

Maya Shwayder and Nicholas Quaranto met in Berlin and kept up a long-distance friendship that grew into something more.

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At Coachella, Connecting on a Deeper Level
Style, May 13

Dr. Vivian Yee and Joshua Ma, who met at their friends’ wedding in 2017, furthered their relationship at the music and arts festival the following year.

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Wedding Crashers? Lately, More Like Welcome Guests.
Style, May 11

People generally prefer that strangers steer clear of their nuptials. A confluence of factors is changing that.

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Ex-Deputy Sheriff Is Charged With Being a ‘Wedding Crasher Bandit’
U.S., May 9

Landon Rankin, a retired deputy, stole boxes of cards containing cash and checks from 11 weddings in the Phoenix area, the authorities said.

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After Soul Searching, the City of Angels and a New Mate
Style, May 6

About a decade after divorcing his wife, Eric Kugler moved to Los Angeles, where he started a new relationship with Judge Dean Hansell and, later, a second career.

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Working Best With a Minimum of Information
Style, May 6

Alexandra Goodman and Christopher Masullo, who met on Tinder in 2017, share a love of celebration and Stephen Sondheim.

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Building a Relationship on Laughter, and Monthly Meetings
Style, May 6

Julie Fogel and Matt Singley met at a Chicago sports bar in 2018 and immediately hit it off. “We had the same sense of humor,” she said.

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First, a Circuitous Courtship. Then a ‘Crazy’ Wedding Ceremony.
Style, May 6

Susan Alavi and Evan Schaeffer, who first met in high school, broke up several times before finally making their relationship work.

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On Registries, More Couples Are Asking to Show Them the Money
Style, May 5

Though requesting monetary gifts has become more accepted at weddings, experts say there is a right — and a wrong — way to ask for cash.

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Love Letter: Smiling, Remembering the Bad Times
Style, April 29

Why would a sour time in marriage become sweet?

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With ‘Only One to Choose From,’ a Great Choice
Style, April 29

Before meeting at a party in 2011, Michael Taylor and Tim Vincent both thought they would be single for life.

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He Stood by Her Side, and Never Left
Style, April 29

As they dated over the years, Marissa Valdez found out just how much Brian Shirley cared for her and her family when two of her sisters, then her mother, were diagnosed with cancer.

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Coupled by Chance, Then by Choice
Style, April 29

Alexandra Walsh and Dr. Ben Nguyen forged a connection after being paired as a team of volunteer E.M.T.s. Years later, they started to date.

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At an Extra-Credit Assignment, Romance Was an Added Bonus
Style, April 29

Andrew Eversden and Rachel Wertz hit it off when they met as students in Rome, beginning a love story that would unfold over several years and in various countries.

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Winning With Bingo, and Then Bringing Her the Stars
Style, April 29

Alexandra Wagner and Stephen Sullivan, who met while working at a math-tutoring center in Chicago, had their first date at the city’s Adler Planetarium.

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A Text a Day Kept Other Suitors Away
Style, April 29

Shortly after Kavya Naini and Eric Elofson met, he left for a two-month work trip. With regular text messages, Mr. Elofson kept their early spark alive.

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Looking for a Wedding Favor? Try the Best-Seller List.
Style, April 28

At a time when they have become a popular accessory for celebrities to carry, books are also gaining appeal as a takeaway for wedding guests.

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The Weekender
Interactive, January 14

A prison town weighs a future without a prison. Also in this edition: the transformation of weddings in India’s south, and the secrets of melatonin.

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Reflections of a Wedding Singer
Styles, July 8

She looked everywhere for proof of the magic of love and has managed to center her work life on finding it.

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Katie Maurer, Daniel Okin
Society, February 9

The couple met during their residency in 2017 at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Allison Wojteczko, Matthew Finan
Society, November 3

The couple met on their first day of work, when, despite the bride living and working in Denver, she was assigned to new hire training in San Jose, where the groom lived.

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Natalie Minev, John Atallah
Society, November 3

The couple met in 2014 when a mutual friend invited them to brunch at a Los Angeles restaurant.

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Christina Timoldi, Thomas Visicaro
Society, October 20

The couple met two years ago through a mutual friend from their respective running groups.

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Tara Leifer, Ross Clevens
Society, October 20

The couple met in 2016 in Las Vegas at a plastic surgery conference when the bride tapped the groom on the shoulder and introduced herself.

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Kristin Lawlor, Erik Cuello
Society, October 13

The couple met in 2015 on Tinder, the dating app, and had their first date at Buddha Beer Bar in Washington Heights.

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Chelsey Amelkin, Matthew Wasserman
Society, October 13

The couple met in law school at N.Y.U.

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Michelle Howell, Maxwell Unterhalter
Society, October 13

The couple met eight years ago at high school cross country and track meets in Palm Beach County, Fla.

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Jessica Mercer, Derek Bazemore Jr.
Society, September 29

The couple, both doctors, met at Howard University, from which each graduated. They were married at the Château Élan Winery and Resort in Braselton, Ga.

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Kelly Park, Walter Kim
Society, September 29

The bride and groom are both medical doctors. She specializes in dermatology, and he is an orthopedic surgeon.

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Aaron Kurosu, Gregory Henselman
Society, September 29

The couple met in October 2016 in a photo booth during a graduate student function at Princeton.

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Both Had Something to Say. Finally, They Said It at the Same Time.
Styles, June 7

“The most important decision you make in your life is who you’re going to be with,” Caroline Kitchener said. But timing, she added, is important because there is a career to consider.

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A Perfect Recipe That Took Time to Brew
Styles, May 31

Patricia Park piqued Brett Taylor’s interest with a Match.com profile that cited a love of West Coast India pale ales.

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She Was Stuck in Sand. He Was Promptly Stuck on Her.
Society, April 13

They met in 2016 at Harbor Cove Beach in Ventura, Calif., when an old work truck driven by the bride, who is a scientist studying invasive ants, got mired in a rut.