Happy Valentines Day!!
Sorry if people have already heard Trev and I's love story and if you have just skip this post :) It's V-day so I just get extra lovey dovey this month and share this stuff!
I used to cut this guy's hair, (Brian) he was a friend from my hometown and used to date my sister Mo. (He was the kid that every girl reading Twilight pictured Edward as, just so you can get a visual and he's super loud) He kept telling me about his roommate that I needed to go out with and how we'd literally be perfect together. For some reason I just thought this guy is a nerd and I don't want to go on a blind date. Every few weeks I got to hear Brian's speel about how I should go on a date with this kid..
I lived in Provo at the time, it's a big college town and for church a ton of us went to church on campus. There were tons and tons of kids that went at all different times, so anyways I was just getting done at church and talking with friends and what are the odds, here comes Brian and this kid Trevor coming up the stairs. I thought 'oh no I REALLY don't want to meet this kid, how do I avoid this and make it so they can't see me.' There were tons of people around so I turned so my backside was towards them, slouched down, didn't make eye contact and started to be super invested and busy in what my friends were saying.. Brian being the person he is, see's me and yells across all the people "Steph" as loud as he can. It's not like I could have denied hearing it bc everyone heard it. I see Brian dragging Trev towards me and I smile nicely, and look away but here comes Brian forcing Trev to come say hi. We say hi, and Brian talks about how we should all go on a double date sometime as if the great idea just came to him and we parted ways. Super short and that's all I really remember. (This was in January)
So Trev calls me a few days later and we plan a date.. long story short "I got really sick" or something and couldn't go. We plan a second date.. bailed again and the third time Brian planned the date, it was a double date, he was going to take my little sister Sam out (which was super weird bc he dated my other sister Mo but I was encouraging it bc I didn't want to go alone on a date with Trev) This is probably March by now. Day of the date comes and Sam and I were driving in the car and I was telling Sam how much I was dreading tonight and she was too bc she taught it was weird to go with Brian. Sam was also hanging out with a kid that she really liked (who is now her husband) and didn't want to go bc of that. I was like that's it we're not going! Soo.. long story short I get over how embarrassing it is to bail a third time and I call Trev. He's in the library and everyone knows there's super bad connection in there, I get it across that I can't make it tonight or maybe I blamed it on Sam that she couldn't make it and Trev says oh don't worry and then the call dropped. I am literally the worst!! I thought wow perfect timing for the call to drop. Trev called me right back and I didn't answer. LITERALLY I was the worst!! I wasn't always like this btw, I just for some reason really didn't want to go out with this kid and I had just decided that I was done with guys for a minute and wanted to just do my thing for awhile and be single.
Months go by.. I went on a date to a BYU soccer game and Trev is on the field playing (number 23). Everyone in the stands in talking about how fast number 23 is and how good. Trev actually looked pretty hot out there and I thought hmm maybe I should have went on a date.
Months go by this is August now and Brian calls my sister Mo and tells her how I need to go out on just one date with Trevor and then he'd stop bugging me. (Brian's a lawyer and is very good at getting what he wants) So I agree to going on this date. The day comes and I'm in bed watching Friday Night Lights. I had just gotten a surgery done a few days ago and of course it slipped my mind of how good of an excuse it could be to use that. But I thought if I just go and get it over with, everyone will stop bugging me about it. 15 minutes until he comes and pics me up and I'm still laying in my pj's there's 12 minutes left in the FNL episode so I could still finish it and have 3 minutes to get ready. I threw clothes on and didn't get ready at all.
Trev picks me up and by the time we're to the end of the street I was wishing I got ready. Trev was dressed super well. I had no idea he had such good style and he was so fun and easy to talk to. Our first date was the best first date and I didn't want it to end. We went to dinner, went on a Sundance moonlight chairlift ride, went and got a treat and then talked for litterally hours. He was super intriguing and so easy to talk to and super funny and fun. When he dropped me off he asked me if he could take me on another date tomorrow night. I knew if we went on another date with him I probably wouldn't want to go on another date with anyone else for awhile and I didn't know if I was ready for that. I remember going to bed that night and thinking this is a guy I'd want to marry if it all works out.
A week went by and we spent every free moment we had together. We were inseparable. Our friends probably thought we died. I knew by the 3 date that I would probably marry Trev.
This is something I wrote in my journal after the first week, " I never thought i'd be able to relate with people that say when its right its right and when you know you know. I've always thought with the way I think I'd never know for sure, even on my wedding day there would still be the thought if this was the right choice but I can't believe how strong I feel for this guy! He is honestly the neatest person I've ever met. There's so much to him and so many things I love about him. I know it's only been a week of knowing him and there's a lot more we need to know about eachother but I just feel so blessed to have met him let alone be dating him.
" So fun to look back and read my journal entries about this. So glad I have them to look back on.
From our first date we got married less than 5 months later. So crazy! We spent one day apart over Thanksgiving since our first date and we are still pretty inseparable. I don't know how I lucked out with Trev and I'm still amazed at what an incredible person he is. I want to be more like him everyday.
Brian and Mo ended up getting married so that annoying guy is my brother in law and one of our best friends :)
I hope everyone can experience sometime in their life a love like we have. Our marriage is the happiest part of life and I still just can't believe I get to be with Trev forever.