Aya and Mark

How We Met

We met 5 years ago, when he was a post graduate medical intern and i was a volunteer nurse in the same hospital. When he was rotated in the ward i was working, we talk a lot and soon after a month he asked me out and we started dating ever since. Then after 6 months he had to move back to New York to pursue his medical career in the United States and we have been in a long distance relationship for 5 years

How He Asked

He first proposed to me on the night he arrived in the philippines straight from new york,
with just the two of us on top of a roof deck restaurant with the city lights for a romantic view with possibly the most beautiful ring i have ever laid eyes on, i was crying the entire time he enumerated the reasons why he wanted to marry me, it was simple and the most romantic thing he ever did. i was very happy and i said yes and thought that was the end of it but then he decided to surprise me with a public proposal days after his first proposal.

 

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during our trip to Batanes at the beach on Sabtang island with the help of our tour guide who climbed all the way on top of that cove holding a tarp saying ‘Will you marry me?’ with other tourist cheering us on while i was completely caught off guard with the public gesture, he then got down on one knee while i started laughing and crying at the same time and ask me again if i wanted to marry him, of course i said yes..again.

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Special Thanks

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