Carolina Bride

June 15, 2012

She said yes! - Brittany and Kavin

Brittany and Kavin met in high school, but things didn't start right away.

Rachel Fesko Photography

As told by Brittany: We met during high school. He originally started instant messaging me (back when that was a cool way to communicate). We continued to talk and hang out for a while. I ended up telling Kavin that I did not want to date him, but we both agreed that we wanted to stay friends. Regardless, it was not long before I began to fall for him, and from that point on we were together. A relationship that at first seemed not destined to be turned into an almost 11-year relationship. Kavin proposed Dec. 23, 2010. He called on the help of a good friend who tricked me into thinking that I was helping her find Christmas presents for her husband. My friend ended up blindfolding me and driving all around town in attempt to confuse me in regards to where we were going. I still thought Kavin was going to surprise me with a Christmas present and had no idea that he was planning on proposing. When we arrived at the destination, my friend helped me walk to the front of a building, which turned out to be our old high school. I could hear a cover of Taylor Swift’s song “Love Story” playing in the background. Kavin made me wait for the song to be over before I could remove my blindfold. When I did, he was on one knee and pointed to little cutouts of the AIM man sending the instant message, “Will you marry me?” My first response was, “Did you ask my dad?” He replied, “Yes, didn’t you hear what the song said?” I took the ring and I thought that I had answered the question, but I guess not because he asked me again! Eventually I did say the words, “Yes, of course I will marry you.”

Brittany and Kavin were married on May 19, 2012

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