Handsome Man who Met Girlfriend Online Proposes to Her with “Marry Me” Balloons; Shares Photos

Handsome Man who Met Girlfriend Online Proposes to Her with “Marry Me” Balloons; Shares Photos

  • A young man, known on IG as Maurice, has proposed marriage to his girlfriend Christian Michele in a colorful setting
  • Maurice and his would-be bride first engaged after entering her DM to establish contact with her on December 25, 2020
  • On January 26, 2022, he secured their forever by asking her to be his fiancée with the balloon-themed inscription ''Marry Me''

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Maurice and his would-be bride Christian Michele first engaged after entering her DM on Christmas Day, December 25, 2020, to establish contact with her.

The duo arranged to meet in Ohio, in the US, where Michele resides, to have their first date. Maurice jetted off to meet her about a month later after chatting with her.

Recounting their love journey, Maurice narrated that their love was not instant, as it took them a date to know how they felt about each other.

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Handsome Man who Met Girlfriend Online Proposes to Her with “Marry Me” Balloons; Shares Photos. Photo credit: Maurice
Source: Instagram

Meeting for the first time

''It all started when I worked up the courage to slide in her DM’s on Christmas Day. She was in Ohio, so I flew out to meet her about a month later ... It was then that we knew we could make this a forever thing,'' says Maurice.

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It did not take long for the pair to realize they were each other's answered prayer.

''So on April 25, we made it official. I asked her to be my girlfriend, and it’s been the best decision for us both ever since,'' he said.

Proposing to her

Maurice went on to secure his love with Michele by proposing marriage to her on January 26.

On Sunday, February 30, he uploaded several Instagram visuals capturing the beautiful moment he proposed to her.

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In a video on his account, the dup enters a flower-themed room decorated with colorful balloons with the inscription ''Marry Me''.

Maurice went on a knee with a broad smile on his face to propose to Michele with a stunning ring.

Several people have showered the couple with congratulatory messages. Briefly News selected a few below:

Wendyosefo said:

''This is amazing! Congrats Mo!''

Giannocaldwell commented:

''My brother, congratulations!''

Moenick06 replied:

''@giannocaldwell Appreciate it, Bro!''

Kx.mckenzie said:

''Whoaaaaa the standard has been set!!! Lol Congratulations! I’m so happy for you!''

See other visuals below:

Couple Who Met on Facebook Marry in Beautiful Wedding

In other stories on Briefly News, when Ama Afrakoma Appiah Dwaah first delivered her mobile number to Appiah Gerald in a conversation on Facebook, she had no idea the gesture would end in praise.

The duo had started chatting in their DMs, moving from total strangers to sharing contacts to establishing a friendship. Without a scintilla of coyness, Ama Dawah released her mobile number as though she knew the end from the beginning.

From the first day the pair bonded in their DMs, they would become friends and even proceed with plans to be husband and wife.

Source: Briefly News

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Maryn Blignaut (Human-Interest HOD) Maryn Blignaut is the Human Interest manager and feature writer. She holds a BA degree in Communication Science, which she obtained from the University of South Africa in 2016. She joined the Briefly - South African News team shortly after graduating and has over six years of experience in the journalism field. Maryn passed the AFP Digital Investigation Techniques course (Google News Initiative), as well as a set of trainings for journalists by Google News Initiative. You can reach her at: maryn.blignaut@briefly.co.za

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Kelly Lippke (Senior Editor) Kelly Lippke is a copy editor/proofreader who started her career at the Northern-Natal Courier with a BA in Communication Science/Psychology (Unisa, 2007). Kelly has worked for several Caxton publications, including the Highway Mail and Northglen News. Kelly’s unique editing perspective stems from an additional major in Linguistics. Kelly joined Briefly News in 2018 and she has 14 years of experience. Kelly has also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. You can reach her at kelly.lippke@briefly.co.za.

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