My mum and dad have quite a love story. They met on a holiday in Singapore. It was back in the 70s, they happened to be in a same tour group. My mum was with her aunt, I call her Oma M. Meanwhile, my dad was on a boys-trip with a group of friends. Being in a boys-trip, my dad and his friends were loud. They kept joking around, having fun by themselves. Not rude, but loud, so as my mum described them.
After spending several days in the trip together, my mum and one of my dad’s friends exchanged contacts before parted ways. I call him Uncle T. Uncle T is one of my dad’s best friends and we remain in close contact until now, even after my dad has passed away years ago.
A couple weeks later, uncle T called my mum and asked to come over. He came to my mum’s house, with dad. They hung out, and just when they were about to leave, cheeky uncle T purposely left my dad’s passport photo (LOL!) with his phone number behind it in my mum’s living room. Long story short, mum and dad got in contact, spent the next 10 years dating, and the rest is history 🙂
Back in 2013 I met R in person for the first time, while I was traveling around the West Coast. Details about our meeting will unfold in another post, but while I was there we had a chance to meet none other than….. Oma M! :). Yep, Oma M has been living in Bay area for a while now and at first I thought I could not meet her during my visit because she was supposed to be traveling to New York while I was there. But, there was a slight change in her schedule so I could visit her. Since I was with R already, I took him along. We had a great day with Oma M and at that time I could not help but thinking of my mum and dad’s story. After all, Oma M is the only person from my family that R has met because he is yet to come to Indonesia 🙂
This year marks 5 years since we first knew each other, 3 years since we first met in person. I don’t know what the future holds but I surely hope that it will be in our favor ❤
P.S I somehow got inspired to tell my parents’ story after I read Deny’s post 🙂
39 thoughts on “A Love Story”
So Sweet…semoga segera diberikan jalan yang terbaik buat kalian berdua yaa :*
Amiiin piiiit :*
amiiin, kalo jodoh ga kemana hehehe
Iyaaa hehe 🙂
Semoga langgeng selalu ya Christa :*
Jaman dulu kayanya dating lebih gampang ya, kalau sekarang ada social media yang malah bisa merusak suatu hubungan.
All the best for you, lovebirds 😉
Iya jaman dulu mama-papaku tahan lho surat2an, pacaran paling sebulan or dua bulan sekali, tapi awet bener pacaran sampe 10 tahun karena nungguin lulus kuliah dulu hahaha. Kalo sekarang sih dipertanyakan :p
Thank you Stephanie!
Traveling terkadang membawa jodoh, oleh-oleh yang tak terkira mahalnya tuh. Semoga masa depan membawa yang terbaik bagi kalian berdua ya Christa.
Amiiin, terima kasih Tje 🙂
Ahhh manisnya ya, ketemuan ps traveling 😄
Siapa sangka ya Non hihihi
Is it a sign? Your mom and da and you and R met with Oma M!
A good sign, hopefully! 😉
Congratulations!! Selamat lima tahunan yaa! Hehehe
Thanks Ko! 😀
so sweet christa moga langgeng
Amiin, makasih Winny 🙂
saatnya pindah ke US chris… hahaha
Hahaha masi bingung siapa yg mau pindah nih Man :p
So sweet! All the best mba!
Thank you :*
You’re welcome mba
Such a sweet love story!!! Kapan2 Christa sama R dateng ngunjungin si koko Andre donk, jadi bisa ketemuan lagi kitaaaa 🙂
Aww thank you Mar 🙂 Iyaaa nih moga2 ada rejekinya yaa.. pengen bgttt kesana hehe
Salam kenal christa.. what a sweet love story. Semoga langgeng ya kalian berdua….
Salam kenal, dipanggilnya Egi bukan? 🙂 terima kasih.. amiin 🙂
Iyees saya egi 🙂
Hai Egi 🙂
ayo dong ditulis gimana ketemuannya *pembaca demanding* hahaha. Rukun terus yaaaa
Amiiinn hehehe, iyaakk nanti ya dirangkai dulu ceritanya.. masih malu malu kucing nih *kemudian ditimpuk* :p
sweet…semoga dimudahkan semuanya dan langgeng terus ya 🙂
Amiiin, makasih Adhya 🙂
Langgeng terus yah Christa.. Nice post anyway.. 🙂
Terima kasih yaa 🙂
So sweet story dari pertemuan kedua orangtuamu Christa. Terima kasih sudah berbagi cerita pertemuan yg indah dan berkesan tersebut. Semoga langkahmu dan R sampai kepada yg dituju yaa. Insya Allah kalau sudah berjodoh, apapun jalannya pasti akan bersatu pada akhirnya.
Terima kasih link postingannya. Mengenang kisah Bapak Ibu lewat cerita 😊
Amiiiin, terima kasih Deny selalu nyemangatin aku 🙂
sweet bgt pertemuannya, btw semoga semakin langgeng hubungannya
Terima kasih 🙂