Sometimes, Opposites Attract

Posted by Leticia, 04 Aug

Pelle is from Sweden and Rose hails from Kenya. Do you think that stopped them from falling in love? Not a chance! Here’s how it happened…

“Not my first site,” Pelle says of our service. He was very confident when he signed up, but realistic at the same time. “Patience is needed,” he says of single life.

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We were the first online dating site for Rose. She put her optimism level at a meager “20%” but just a month into her membership, she spotted Pelle’s profile. His eyes caught her attention, so she sent him a Flirt…

Pelle, who’d been with us a month or two at that point, of course took a look at Rose’s pictures after receiving her Flirt. He says it was “her beauty” that inspired him to reply.

They immediately began communicating directly. Rose says that Pelle’s profile didn’t do his personality justice, and he’s on the same page about hers. “You cannot get to know each other deep through a profile, so a lot [came through later],” observes Pelle. Surprisingly, he was the “total opposite” of what Rose thought was her type, and she was “not similar” to the women he’d been dating, either!

That doesn’t mean it didn’t work, though. After half a year of chatting, both were more than ready to meet on the other side of the screen. “We had gotten to know each other for six months,” Rose tells us. “So we had a vacation in Nairobi and Mombasa.”

Pelle remembers making his way to Africa to see Rose in real life. “I flew down to Kenya, and we met in Nairobi,” he recalls. “I was just happy to finally meet her, after all this time and the long flight!”

Rose was charmed by this dashing Swede. “He was a perfect gentleman,” she recalls. “I felt like we had known each other all our lives.”

“The date lasted for three weeks, so it was a very emotional departure,” Pelle says of the bittersweet “farewell for now” moment they shared at the airport. “I was wanting to come back as soon as possible!”

Rose says she was “100%” on board with that plan, even though the “distance and poor internet connection” concerned her. Pelle acknowledges that long-distance relationships come with considerable obstacles, but he remembers the moment he became certain this one was worth it. “I was home on Skype,” he says of a certain conversation. Rose remembers it well. “I was in Kenya and we were talking over Skype,” she says with a smile.

That’s also how Pelle posed a fateful question to his lady love. “He first proposed over Skype,” reveals Rose. “He asked if I would marry him a year and a half later!”

Now that they’re hitched, they acknowledge that finding love has irrevocably changed their lives. “It has changed me a lot,” confirms Rose. “I am a mother to the most beautiful baby girl, and I have a wonderful husband.”

“A lot [has changed],” says Pelle. “From living alone to having a family!”

Here’s what Rose would have the singles on our site remember about the search for love. “Do not give up, and patience is key,” she advises members. “Always have an open mind.”

Pelle leaves us with these thoughts on the online dating process. “Most people you chat with are wonderful people, but not all are suited for each other; it is a trial and error kind of thing,” he says. “Also, watch out for the users who are too ‘pushy,’ and say things like they love you the first time you chat. That is a sure sign that something is wrong.”

One thing is certain – there’s nothing wrong with this particular overseas connection!

9 responses to "Sometimes, Opposites Attract"

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  1.   HisGem_1950 says:
    Posted: 01 Sep

    What a beautiful, encouraging love story! ❣️

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  2.   Harvest75 says:
    Posted: 31 Aug

    Very beautiful!!!! Patience, consistency, optimism and love, it’s a wonderful feeling! One day I will have that with my future love

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  3.   Marjorine says:
    Posted: 27 Aug

    Wow can't wait to meet my prince who wil as well take that long flight just for me am so impressed by your love story Rose wish the best in your marriage

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  4.   Marjorine says:
    Posted: 27 Aug

    Wow

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  5.   Ingga says:
    Posted: 18 Aug

    Wow. I wish I could find my everlasting love on this site. I am keen in looking for my soon be "The one and only love of my life". Btw, tired of being single for 10 years.

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    • Pricecharm says:
      Posted: 19 Aug

      Patient dog eats the fattest bone Yours it at the nearby corner waving at your

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  6.   99.9 says:
    Posted: 13 Aug

    I agree sometimes opposites attract you can’t put love and attraction in a box.

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  7.   Souledout says:
    Posted: 09 Aug

    Wow awesome I'm so ready for my true love. I also know my timing isn't God Almightys timing

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  8.   Janorita says:
    Posted: 07 Aug

    Wow encouraging stories there ,hope mine is coming soon.

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