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Maritza Truter

Married on Oct 15, 2016 in Western Cape

Our love story began 2 years ago in a small town close to Hermanus, Kleinmond. It was love at first sight. We were not introduced but we eyed each other all day long. Eventually someone said: Well your single and he's single you should hook up. Not a name or anything. But we shook hands and that was it.

Our first year together was very hard as he lived in Kleinmond and I in Bellville, but we said we are going to make this work. Those who have said that long term relationships do not last was ALL wrong. We saw each other weekends. Not always every weekend but we did it. A year later and he moved to Bellville. ( What a man wouldn't do for the one he loves )

The Question

This year held a very special place in my heart not only did I have my man with me, but my best friend's wedding was on the 9th of April. I told love that we should postpone our engagement a little so that my friend could have her time as a bride and all the spotlight should be on her.

Her wedding was a blast and I could see the love all around me.

The 10th of April Lovie and mom and dad said we are going for a drive. I said "yes why not?" We ended up in Vergelegen in Somerset West. What a beautiful place. Walked around to see all the beauty of the trees and flowers. There is a tree that sort of looks like an umbrella and as I turned around he told me to come and sit next to him.

His eyes started to fill with tears and I knew what was happening then. He took my hands and told me: " You know how much I love and you know I would do anything for you, I don't have much but I swear I will give you everything and I will care for you. Will you please be my wife?"

So I was in tears by then and said YES!!!


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